Tag: neural networks

Intel Unveils USB Toolkit for AI Prototyping

Jul 20, 2017 |

Intel has begun rolling out AI hardware previewed last fall with the release of its Movidius Neural Compute Stick, billed as a self-contained AI accelerator in a USB format that requires no network connection. Read more…

Google Mimics Human Brain with Unified Deep Learning Model

Jul 6, 2017 |

Despite the progress we’ve made in deep learning, the approach remains out of reach for many, largely due to the high costs associated with tuning models for specific AI tasks. Read more…

Pushing the Scale of Deep Learning at ISC

Jun 19, 2017 |

Deep learning is the latest and most compelling technology strategy to take aim at the decades-old “drowning in data/starving for insight” problem. But contrary to the commonly held notion, deep learning is more than a big data problem per se. Read more…

Spark’s New Deep Learning Tricks

Jun 7, 2017 |

Imagine being able to use your Apache Spark skills to build and execute deep learning workflows to analyze images or otherwise crunch vast reams of unstructured data. That’s the gist behind Deep Learning Pipelines, a new open source package unveiled yesterday by Databricks. 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…

Meet Ray, the Real-Time Machine-Learning Replacement for Spark

Mar 28, 2017 |

Researchers at UC Berkeley’s RISELab have developed a new distributed framework designed to enable Python-based machine learning and deep learning workloads to execute in real-time with MPI-like power and granularity. Read more…

Scrutinizing the Inscrutability of Deep Learning

Mar 15, 2017 |

Most people can’t make heads or tails out of most algorithms. By “most people,” I’m referring to anyone who didn’t literally develop the algorithm in question or doesn’t manage the rules, data, and other artifacts that govern how its results drive automated decision processes. Read more…

Here’s What a Neural Net Looks Like On the Inside

Feb 14, 2017 |

Ever wonder what the inside of a machine learning model looks like? Today Graphcore released fascinating images that show how the computational graph concept maps to a new graph processor and graph programming framework it’s creating. Read more…

How Intelligent Machines Learn to Make Sense of the World

Jan 31, 2017 |

Home Depot uses it to show which bathtubs in its huge inventory will fit someone’s oddly shaped bathroom. Apple uses it to present customers with relevant apps from the app store. Read more…

Why Deep Learning, and Why Now

Jan 30, 2017 |

Deep learning is all the rage today, as companies across industries seek to use advanced computational techniques to find useful information hidden across huge swaths of data. While the field of artificial intelligence is decades old, breakthroughs in the field of artificial neural networks are driving the explosion of deep learning. Read more…