Hugging Face — Uniqtech Guide

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Uniqtech Guide to Hugging Face 🤗 special edition

Introduction to Hugging face

In this month’s bonus newsletter, we will talk about a fast growing AI platform Hugging Face 🤗 (HF), its inaugural AI party at the exploratorium — (a HBO Silicon Valley party moment), how to use it to be build AI applications fast.

What is Hugging Face? It’s one of the hottest generative AI Companies developers should know. It is a multi-purpose model hub for open-sourced, trending deep learning models. Hugging Face provides open-source alternatives to popular proprietary models. Is the future of AI open sourced? Even Google feels threatened by the rise of sites like HF. Fast Company reports, in recently leaked internal emails a senior Google Engineer warns of threats from open sourced innovations in AI (It is unclear if it is reliable information). Did you know Google AI models used to be the foundation of open-sourced AI? Google is the leading author of quite a few landmark papers and foundational models such as BERT and PaLM.

Hugging Face makes its mission to provide open-source, community-driven AI. It has more than 268K total number of stars on Github, which makes it 25th most starred organization of all time on @github on git star ranking. Source.