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Oliver Peckham

SoftIron Measures Its Carbon Footprint to Make a Point

May 25th, 2022 (0)
Since its founding in 2012, London-based software-defined storage provider SoftIron has been making its case for what it calls secure provenance: a term that encompasses the company’s rigorous accounting of the supply chain behind its products, including full control ...

Google Cloud’s New ML Hub Is Largest in World, Mostly Carbon-Free

May 16th, 2022 (0)
Almost exactly a year ago, Google launched its Tensor Processing Unit (TPU) v4 chips at Google I/O 2021, promising twice the performance compared to the TPU v3. At the time, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that Google’s data centers ...

Intel’s Habana Labs Launches Second-Gen AI Processors

May 11th, 2022 (0)
At the hybrid Intel Vision event today, Intel’s Habana Labs team launched two major new products: Gaudi2, the second generation of the Gaudi deep learning training processor; and Greco, the successor to the Goya deep learning inference processor. Intel ...

HPE Launches ML Development System, Swarm Learning Solution

April 27th, 2022 (0)
In a one-two punch of new AI announcements, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced its new Machine Learning Development System (MLDS) and Swarm Learning solutions. Both are aimed at easing the burdens of AI development in a development environment ...

Google’s Massive New Language Model Can Explain Jokes

April 26th, 2022 (0)
Nearly two years ago, OpenAI’s 175 billion-parameter GPT-3 language model opened the world’s eyes to what large language models (LLMs) could accomplish with relatively little input, sensibly answering questions, translating text, and even generating its own pieces of creative ...

Can We Trust AI — and Is That Even the Right Question?

April 13th, 2022 (0)
AI is becoming more ubiquitous, from everyday voice assistants and online shopping to healthcare and workplace management — but can we trust it? That question was the headline of a panel called “Can We Trust AI?” during the Discover Experiential ...

At GTC22, HPC and AI Get Edgy

March 30th, 2022 (0)
From weather sensors and autonomous vehicles to electric grid monitoring and cloud gaming, the world’s edge computing is getting increasingly complex — but the world of HPC hasn’t necessarily caught up to these rapid innovations at the edge. At ...

Nvidia Powers Scientific Digital Twins with Modulus, Omniverse

March 22nd, 2022 (0)
An accurate digital twin can be a boon to scientific endeavors, from recreating individual buildings in a city to understand energy use to recreating the Earth’s climate system to understand the effects of policies on climate change. At GTC21, ...

Nvidia Announces New AI Supercomputer ‘Eos’

March 22nd, 2022 (0)
At GTC22 today, Nvidia unveiled its new H100 GPU, the first of its new ‘Hopper’ architecture, along with a slew of accompanying configurations, systems and accompanying technology and software. To show off these advances, they also unveiled a new, ...

Intel Invests €33B in Europe’s Semiconductor Supply Chain

March 16th, 2022 (0)
Intel has announced that it is making an “initial” €33 billion (~$36 billion) investment across the semiconductor value chain in Europe. The investment — which spans R&D, manufacturing and packaging — comes at a time when sovereignty is, more ...
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