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What exactly is Open Source AI?

This week we’re joined by Stefano Maffulli, the Executive Director of the Open Source Initiative (OSI). They are responsible for representing the idea and the definition of open source globally. Stefano shares the challenges they face as a US-based non-profit with a global impact. We discuss the work Stefano and the OSI are doing to define Open Source AI, and why we need an accepted and shared definition. Of course we also talk about the potential impact if a poorly defined Open Source AI emerges from all their efforts.

Note: Stefano was under the weather for this conversation, but powered through because of how important this topic is.

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Show Notes:

  • Open Source Initiative (OSI)
  • Discuss the “Open Source AI Definition”
  • A new draft of the Open Source AI Definition: v.0.0.5 is available for comments
  • The Open Source AI Definition

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