AutoGPT Arena Hacks, Hacktoberfest, and WCS Pricing Updates

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We are excited to announce our partnership with AutoGPT, for the AutoGPT Arena Hacks, and you can still enroll!

Key Details:

This asynchronous hackathon invites you to create an agent capable of handling natural language input and performing tasks, whether they are generalist, like AutoGPT, or more specific, like TaskGPT.

  • πŸ—“οΈ Event start: September 29, 2023

  • πŸ“†Β Submission deadline: October 19, 2023

  • πŸ† Prizes: A treasure trove of $30,000 in cash prizes gleams on the horizon. The coveted reward: to become the latest addition to the AutoGPT repository.

πŸ’‘Β Challenges: Build in one of 4 categories:

  1. Scrape and Synthesize

  2. Data Mastery

  3. Coding Excellence

  4. Open-ended Agent Protocol

Getting Started: To participate and find more information, visit the official event page: AutoGPT Arena Hacks 2023.

Data Tips, Tricks, and Tech


Newest AI & Data Technology Developments

We are celebrating open source in October 2023, and we’re excited to share our passion for open source with you. Join us in this month-long journey of open-source exploration and discover how you can make a meaningful impact in the community.

🎁 What's in it for You?

  • πŸ’» Gain hands-on experience

  • 🀝 Collaborate with a vibrant open source community

  • πŸ† Receive exclusive Hacktoberfest rewards

  • 🌐 Enhance your portfolio with real-world contributions

πŸ› οΈ Resources to Get Started

to make your first open source contribution? Here are some helpful resources to kickstart your journey:

πŸ“£ Connect with Us

To make your Hacktoberfest experience successful, connect with the Weaviate community for collaboration and assistance. Here’s how you can reach us:

Join the conversation with #Hacktoberfest2023 and share your journey with us!

Thank you for being part of the Weaviate open source community. Let's make Hacktoberfest 2023 unforgettable together!


Weaviate Cloud Services - Pricing Updates

We've some great news about Weaviate Cloud Services pricing:

✨ Pricing Update: You'll now only be charged for embeddings stored, not for embeddings queried.

πŸ“‰Β Price Reduction: If you're using compression (Weaviate v1.20.5 and up), you'll enjoy a significant price drop of up to 75%!

πŸ’²Β Low Starting Prices: Our starting prices remain unchanged, beginning at just $25 per month.

Explore the new prices here: Pricing Page.

Do you have questions or need assistance? Reach out to us at [email protected]. We're here to assist.

Upcoming Events

Online Workshops

Conferences and Talks

  • 🎀 AI DevWorld 2023 (October 24-26, 2023 | Santa Clara, CA) – Dive into the world of AI with Sebastian Witalec on October 25th as he explores "Vector Databases as Memory for LLMs: Improving Language Generation Using Retrieval."

  • 🎀 ODSC West 2023 (October 30 - November 2, 2023 | San Francisco) – Mark your calendars for Zain Hasan's talk on "Multimodal Applications of Vector Databases."

  • ODSC Hackathon (October 31, 2023 | Burlingame, CA)


  • πŸ—½Β NY Weaviate Meetup (October 27th at 6:00 PM EDT | New York) – Join distinguished speakers from RedHat, Orkes, and Weaviate to explore orchestration in RAG architectures, multimodality, and OKD deployments. RSVP here.

  • πŸ—½Β NY Vector DB Workshop (October 28th, 2023 at 11:00am EDT | New York) – Embark on a hands-on journey from the fundamentals of Vector databases to multimodal search with Zain. RSVP here.

We're thrilled to connect with you, whether in person or virtually, at the events listed above. For complete event details and registration, be sure to visit the provided links. We can't wait to meet you!

Welcoming New Faces

We'd like to introduce two new additions to our team:

  • Meet Jon, Jon Tuite as Sales Engineer

  • Meet Ieva, Ieva Urbaite as Corporate Marketing Lead

  • Meet Loic, Loic Reyreaud as Software Engineer

  • Meet David, David Street joins us as our newest full-stack engineer

Thank You for Reading

Do you have any questions about Weaviate, vector databases, documentation, or any other topics? Feel free to explore the Weaviate Forum, where you can engage in community conversations. Stay tuned for more exciting updates in two weeks!

See you soon,