Tag: AI

Cray Brings AI and HPC Together on Flagship Supers

Jun 20, 2017 |

Cray took one more step toward the convergence of big data and high performance computing (HPC) today when it announced that it’s adding a full suite of big data and artificial intelligence software to its top-of-the-line XC Series supercomputers. Read more…

Nvidia’s Huang Sees AI ‘Cambrian Explosion’

May 24, 2017 |

The processing power and cloud access to developer tools used to train machine-learning models are making artificial intelligence ubiquitous across computing platforms and data framework, insists Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang. Read more…

‘Cloud TPU’ Bolsters Google’s ‘AI-First’ Strategy

May 18, 2017 |

Google fleshed out its artificial intelligence efforts during its annual developers conference this week with the roll out of an initiative called Google.ai that serves as a clearinghouse for machine learning research, tools and applications designed to help automate AI development. Read more…

Twitter Ranking Tweets With Machine Learning

May 10, 2017 |

Machine learning is entering production at Twitter as a way of ranking tweets and boosting engagement.

Twitter engineers this week unveiled the social media platform’s ranking algorithm driven by deep neural networks. Read more…

Automation of Automation: IBM PowerAI Tools Aim to Ease Deep Learning Data Prep, Shorten Training

May 10, 2017 |

A new set of GPU-powered AI software announced by IBM today brings automation to many of the tedious, time consuming and complex aspects of AI project on-ramping while reducing deep learning training times, according to Big Blue, from weeks to hours with a new, distributed version of TensorFlow running on clusters. Read more…

Bonsai Raises Cash, Expands Access to AI Services

May 4, 2017 |

AI services developer Bonsai said an extended early funding round included new investor Microsoft Ventures, raising $7.6 million.

Microsoft Ventures was joined by existing investor New Enterprise Associates along with strategic investors ABB Technology Ventures, Samsung NEXT and Siemens. Read more…

Job Worries Grow as AI Shifts to Public Sector

May 3, 2017 |

Warnings about massive job displacement brought about by artificial intelligence are growing louder as researchers cite more examples of private sector and, more recently, pubic sector adoption of automation to perform both routine tasks and analysis. Read more…

Infosys Seeks to Move AI Beyond Call Centers

Apr 27, 2017 |

Outsourcing giant Infosys Ltd. has taken a slightly different tact in the race to deploy artificial intelligence platforms, initially applying machine learning and natural language processing capabilities for real-world automation applications like optical character recognition. Read more…

Startup Patents ‘Whole Brain’ AI Approach

Apr 25, 2017 |

Among the criticisms of current artificial intelligence systems is their inability to handle more than one task such as spatial navigation or object recognition at a time.

“Integrating advanced behaviors into a whole brain system for robots and drones represents the future of artificial intelligence” Read more…

Musk’s Latest Startup Eyes Brain-Computer Links

Apr 21, 2017 |

Elon Musk, the auto and space entrepreneur and severe critic of artificial intelligence, is forming a new venture that reportedly will seek to develop an interface between the human brain and computers. Read more…