5 Minutes of Data Science - week 5

Highlights from January 30 to February 05


There’s so much going on around ChatGPT - that includes newsletters, blog posts, research, etc! Enjoy.

See you next week! Come say hi on Mastodon.


  • Last Week in AI Podcast is back! ChatGPT, ChatGPT, ChatGPT, and some other stuff, by Last Week in AI
  • 🔥 Your guide to AI: February 2023, by Guide to AI
  • The ChatGPT Models Family, by The AI Edge
  • Machine Learning Monthly Newsletter 💻🤖, by Zero To Mastery
  • 🥇Top ML Papers of the Week, by NLP news
  • NLP Newsletter: Detecting AI-Generated Text, Text-to-4D, ML Papers Explained, MusicLM,…, by NLP news

Reddit’s top posts

  • What else is left? Should I continue with my masters in DS?, at r/Data Science (💬269)
  • Be careful with AI influencers marketing themself as data scientists or data experts, at r/Data Science (💬120)
  • I’m the only “data scientist” at my company and have lost all motivation and want to leave but feel bad. Any advice?, at r/Data Science (💬107)
  • Google announces Dreamix: a model that generates videos when given a prompt and an input image/video., at r/Machine Learning (💬124)
  • I made a browser extension that uses ChatGPT to answer every StackOverflow question, at r/Machine Learning (💬129)
  • Getty Images Claims Stable Diffusion Has Stolen 12 Million Copyrighted Images, Demands $150,000 For Each Image, at r/Machine Learning (💬279)
  • Is this an example of p-hacking?, at r/Ask Statistics (💬12)
  • R coding advice?, at r/Ask Statistics (💬24)
  • Unsure of whether to use T-test or Z-test, at r/Ask Statistics (💬4)
  • Hi-ResNet: High resolution image classifier. (448, 896, 1792 sq.px.), at r/Latest in ML (💬1)
  • ChatGPT: Reverse engineered ChatGPT API
  • Open-Assistant: OpenAssistant is a chat-based assistant that understands tasks, can interact with third-party systems, and retrieve information dynamically to do so.
  • ChatRWKV: ChatRWKV is like ChatGPT but powered by RWKV (100% RNN) language model, and open source.
  • chatGPT-discord-bot: Integrate ChatGPT into your own discord bot
  • musiclm-pytorch: Implementation of MusicLM, Google’s new SOTA model for music generation using attention networks, in Pytorch
  • audiolm-pytorch: Implementation of AudioLM, a SOTA Language Modeling Approach to Audio Generation out of Google Research, in Pytorch
  • DeepFaceLive: Real-time face swap for PC streaming or video calls
  • DeepFaceLab: DeepFaceLab is the leading software for creating deepfakes.
  • BioGPT: None
  • Git-Heat-Map: Visualise a git repository by diff activity
  • LAVIS: LAVIS - A One-stop Library for Language-Vision Intelligence
  • git-sim: Visually simulate Git operations in your own repos with a single terminal command.
  • whisperX: WhisperX: Automatic Speech Recognition with Word-level Timestamps (& Diarization)
  • buzz: Buzz transcribes and translates audio offline on your personal computer. Powered by OpenAI’s Whisper.
  • PaddleSpeech: Easy-to-use Speech Toolkit including Self-Supervised Learning model, SOTA/Streaming ASR with punctuation, Streaming TTS with text frontend, Speaker Verification System, End-to-End Speech Translation and Keyword Spotting. Won NAACL2022 Best Demo Award.




  • Introducing ChatGPT Plus, by Open AI
  • New AI classifier for indicating AI-written text, by Open AI
  • Computer vision for automated quality inspection, by Amazon Science
  • Amazon’s quantum computing papers at QIP 2023, by Amazon Science
  • Where machine learning models meet mobility and human behavior, by Amazon Science