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:
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
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
Write With Transformer, Hugging Face Transformer's text generation demo: https://transformer.huggingface.co/
"Attention Is All You Need" (Vaswani et al., 2017): https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.03762
EleutherAI and GPT-Neo: https://github.com/EleutherAI/gpt-neo]
Rasa, open source conversational AI: https://rasa.com/
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