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Oliver Peckham

Nvidia’s Newly DPU-Enabled SuperPod Is a Multi-Tenant, Cloud-Native Supercomputer

April 12th, 2021 (0)
At GTC 2021, Nvidia has announced an upgraded iteration of its DGX SuperPods, calling the new offering “the first cloud-native, multi-tenant supercomputer.” The newly announced SuperPods come just two years after the first SuperPods, networked clusters of 96 DGX-2H ...

Industry Veteran Jim Keller Joins Tenstorrent as President and CTO

January 6th, 2021 (0)
Jim Keller has already had a storied career. Over the past few decades, Keller (pictured left) has worked everywhere from AMD to Tesla, helping to develop new chips and hardware. Now, the industry veteran has announced his next move: ...

Esperanto Unveils ML Chip with Nearly 1,100 RISC-V Cores

December 9th, 2020 (0)
At the RISC-V Summit yesterday, Art Swift, CEO of Esperanto Technologies, announced a new, RISC-V based chip aimed at machine learning and containing nearly 1,100 low-power cores based on the open-source RISC-V architecture. Esperanto Technologies, headquartered in Mountain View, ...

How COVID-19 Can Be Positively Detected By An AI Model, a Cough and a Smartphone

November 24th, 2020 (0)
As early as December 2019, AI systems were warning policy-makers about the coronavirus. As the pandemic gained a foothold and began to spread across the world, AI found a number of other applications in the fight against COVID-19: mapping cases based ...

LinkedIn Spotlights GDMix, Its New Open-Source Deep Ranking Framework

September 30th, 2020 (0)
LinkedIn’s 706 million members and hundreds of billions of posts pose a clear challenge for a social network that aims to provide busy professionals with the most useful information possible. How does LinkedIn know which John Smith a given ...

DataRobot Trains Its AI to Predict Genres Based on Album Covers

September 9th, 2020 (0)
Scrolling through your music library, you may have noticed particular patterns in aesthetics among artists in particular genres. Enterprise AI firm DataRobot agrees: in a post on DataRobot’s blog, data scientist Rajiv Shah and data science intern Sara Cooper ...

How Laika Uses Intel ML to Hide the Seams in Stop Motion Animation

September 2nd, 2020 (0)
The Oscar-nominated animators at Laika are practitioners of a grueling art. The 15-year-old movie studio – which has so far released Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls, Kubo and the Two Strings and Missing Link – works in stop motion animation, ...

NOAA Awards Nearly $700,000 to Enterpreneurial Machine Learning Projects

August 26th, 2020 (0)
In the computing sphere, the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) may be most well-known for its massive weather and climate models, which predominantly run on correspondingly massive supercomputers and clusters. With the advent of machine learning ...

With Strong Q2 Earnings, Nvidia’s System Play Comes Into Focus

August 20th, 2020 (0)
Nvidia has announced its Q2 2021 earnings: $3.87 billion, outperforming analyst expectations amid a global pandemic and showing signs of a successful (and ongoing) reorientation of its business strategy. Compared to the same quarter in the last fiscal year, ...

Toyota and AWS Team Up to Enable a Smarter Future for Cars

August 19th, 2020 (0)
Cars are getting smarter, and it’s not just Tesla at the wheel. Vehicles are increasingly connected to the cloud, allowing manufacturers to streamline smarter contextual and internet-driven services. Now, Toyota – the second-largest car manufacturer in the world – ...
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