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DeepCube Unveils Deep Learning Suite

DeepCube is launching a new suite of products and services, including a software-based deep learning accelerator which runs on a range of current and next-generation hardware. The suite targets neural network training Read more…

Nvidia Opens the Door to Deep Learning Workshops

Good news for folks looking to learn about the latest AI development techniques: Nvidia is now allowing the general public to access the online workshops it provides through its Deep Learning Institute (DLI). The GPU Read more…

Optimizing AI and Deep Learning Performance

As AI and deep learning uses skyrocket, organizations are finding they are running these systems on similar resource as they do with high-performance computing (HPC) systems – and wondering if this is the path to peak Read more…

Baidu Releases PaddlePaddle Upgrades

An updated release of Baidu’s deep learning framework includes a batch of new features ranging from inference capabilities for Internet of Things (IoT) applications to a natural language processing (NLP) framework for Read more…

Only Intelligent Data Can Power Artificial Intelligence

Our rapidly growing mastery of artificial intelligence has the potential to address society’s thorniest problems. But time and again, AI-powered projects have failed the test of fairness as algorithms have amplified th Read more…

Intel’s Sentiment Algorithm Needs Less Training Data

Intel’s AI lab has released an open-source version of a sentiment analysis algorithm designed to boost natural language processing applications that currently lack the ability to scale across different domains such as Read more…

Uber’s Training Tool Shares Ride for Deep Learning

A Linux Foundation project focused on AI development is expanding with the addition of a deep learning training tool based on an Uber-sponsored project. Launch by the ride-sharing specialist, the Horovod project is a Read more…

Amazon Certifies Machine Learning Skills

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is releasing its two decades worth of machine learning expertise in the form of technical courses used to train its developers. Along with the training courses, the cloud giant said it is also l Read more…

Training Time Slashed for Deep Learning

Fast.ai, an organization offering free courses on deep learning, claimed a new speed record for training a popular image database using Nvidia GPUs running on public cloud infrastructure. A pair of researchers trained Read more…

Machine Teaching Will Drive Crowdsourced Cognition into the AI Pipeline

Building high-quality artificial intelligence (AI) is hard work. It’s a specialized discipline that historically has required highly skilled specialists, aka data scientists. Any time you require some highly skilled Read more…

‘Lifelong’ Neural Net Aims to Slash Training Time

Among the consequences of big data is a wealth of relevant minutiae that can be used to train machine learning and other models. That often translates into processing-intensive steps required to train models to perform a Read more…

The 10 Step Guide to Mastering Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming the global economy, and companies that are quick to adopt these technologies will take $1.2 trillion from those who don’t. Businesses that fail to take Read more…

Nvidia Eyes Gov’t Market with Deep Learning Expansion

Nvidia said it is expanding its deep learning partnerships this week with government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton to help train U.S. military personnel along with AI pioneer Andrew Ng to train developers working in fie Read more…

H2O Ups AI Ante Via Nvidia GPU Integration

H2O.ai, the machine-learning specialist that unveiled its "Driverless AI" platform this past summer, is upgrading the system via integration with GPU specialist Nvidia's AI development system. The Mountain View, Calif Read more…

ML Toolkit Aims to Ease Data Scientists’ Pain

As the AI services ecosystem expands, vendors are offering automation tools designed to make life easier for embattled data scientists through toolkits used to build machine and deep learning models, and then move those Read more…

Cisco Aims to Shrink Big Data Skills Gap

Cisco Systems today introduced new educational offerings aimed at narrowing the looming skills gap in the areas of data analytics and digital transformation. In particular, the new analytics program is designed to help C Read more…

MapR Ponies Up with Free Hadoop Training

Hadoop is hard. There's just no way around it. Without a set of specific technical skills, the chances of somebody developing or running a Hadoop cluster are not good. A new training program unveiled today by MapR Techno Read more…

EMC Study Points to Gaps in Data Science

This week EMC released the results of a recent international survey of over 500 data scientists to discover what key challenges they faced. Instead of technological hurdles, however, the personnel and training issues took top billing. Read more…

Cloudera Brings Hadoop to School

This week Cloudera announced that due to the success of their recent training and certification programs, they would be bringing a bigger, badder "Cloudera University" to developers and system admins. The new training program hopes to churn out more than 4,000 certifications by the end of the year. Read more…

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