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Mentor organizations announced for Google Summer of Code 2024

We are thrilled to share that we have 195 open source projects that have been selected for Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2024! This year we are excited to welcome 30 new organizations for their first year as part of the program. Check out our program site to view the complete list of GSoC 2024 accepted mentoring organizations. Get to know...

Thu Feb 22, 2024 02:17
Building Open Models Responsibly in the Gemini Era

Google has long believed that open technology is not only good for our company, but good for the industry, consumers, and the world. We’ve released open-source projects like Android and Chromium that transformed access to mobile and web technologies, and have done the same in AI with Transformers, TensorFlow, and AlphaFold. The release of...

Thu Feb 22, 2024 02:17
Magika: AI powered fast and efficient file type identification

Today we are open-sourcing Magika, Google’s AI-powered file-type identification system, to help others accurately detect binary and textual file types. Under the hood, Magika employs a custom, highly optimized deep-learning model, enabling precise file identification within milliseconds, even when running on a CPU. Magika command line...

Fri Feb 16, 2024 03:20
YouTube releases scripts to help partners and creators to optimize their work

At YouTube Technology Services, we believe that open source software is essential for driving innovation and collaboration in the YouTube ecosystem. We want to make automation on YouTube more accessible by providing publicly available scripts to automate common use cases, aiming to decrease the cost for partners and creators to handle the...

Thu Feb 8, 2024 20:30
Kubernetes 1.29 is available in the Regular channel of GKE

Kubernetes 1.29 is now available in the GKE Regular Channel since January 26th, and was available in the Rapid Channel January 11th, less than 30 days after the OSS release! For more information about the content of Kubernetes 1.29, read the Kubernetes 1.29 Release Notes. New Features Using CEL for Validating Admission Policy Validating...

Wed Feb 7, 2024 21:47
Announcing Google Season of Docs 2024

Google Season of Docs provides direct grants to open source projects to improve their documentation and gives professional technical writers an opportunity to gain experience in open source. Together we raise awareness of open source, of docs, and of technical writing. How does GSoD work? Google Season of Docs allows open source organizations...

Fri Feb 2, 2024 22:33

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