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The most popular licenses for each language in 2023
The 2023 report of the licenses in use by the biggest package managers highlights the need to educate developers on … The post The most popular licenses for each language in 2023 appeared first on Voices …
Open Source AI: Establishing a common ground
The Open Source community should not write its own definition of an AI system as there are too many dangers with doing that. It's safer to adopt a well established one. The post Open Source AI: …
DPGA members engage in Open Source AI Definition workshop
The OSI led a workshop to define Open Source AI and joined the subsequent presentation by the AI Community of Practice of the DPGA in Addis Ababa. This is how it went. The post DPGA members …
Closing the 2023 rounds of Deep Dive AI with first draft piece of the Definition of Open Source AI
We are closing out 2023 and the Deep Dive: Defining Open Source AI with a draft Definition v.0.0.3 collaboratively crafted through in-person sessions and online comment contributions. It has been a challenging and rewarding experience. Read …

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San Jose, CA is a nexus for developers delving into the intricate realm of open source generative AI and machine learning. At the heart of this event is the belief that open

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