Clément Delangue, CEO of Hugging Face, on the power of the open source community
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Clem explains the virtuous cycles behind the creation and success of Hugging Face, and shares his thoughts on where NLP is heading. --- Clément Delangue is co-founder and CEO of Hugging Face, the AI community building the future. Hugging Face started as an open source NLP library and has quickly grown into a commercial product used by over 5,000 companies. Connect with Clem: Twitter: LinkedIn: --- Topics Discussed: 0:00 Sneak peek and intro 0:56 What is Hugging Face? 4:15 The success of Hugging Face Transformers 7:53 Open source and virtuous cycles 10:37 Working with both TensorFlow and PyTorch 13:20 The "Write With Transformer" project 14:36 Transfer learning in NLP 16:43 BERT and DistilBERT 22:33 GPT 26:32 The power of the open source community 29:40 Current applications of NLP 35:15 The Turing Test and conversational AI 41:19 Why speech is an upcoming field within NLP 43:44 The human challenges of machine learning Transcript: Links Discussed: Write With Transformer, Hugging Face Transformer's text generation demo: "Attention Is All You Need" (Vaswani et al., 2017): EleutherAI and GPT-Neo:] Rasa, open source conversational AI: --- Get our podcast on these platforms: Apple Podcasts:​​ Spotify:​ Google Podcasts:​​ YouTube:​​ Soundcloud:​ Join our community of ML practitioners where we host AMAs, share interesting projects and meet other people working in Deep Learning:​​ Check out Fully Connected, which features curated machine learning reports by researchers exploring deep learning techniques, Kagglers showcasing winning models, industry leaders sharing best practices, and more:
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