Pawsey supercomputer gets AI boost
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Powered by Nvidia Volta working alongside AMD Opterons

Australia's Pawsey Supercomputing Centre has given its cloud service Nimbus an artificial intelligence boost with some Nvidia Volta gear.

Boffins create low-powered drones which don’t need humans
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Can hunt humanity for longer

A team of boffins which apparently has never seen Terminator has come up with the smallest completely autonomous nano-drone that can control itself without the need for human guidance.

Chinese and US spooks use sound to control AI assistants
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A spy in your house

For two years, researchers in China and the United States have begun demonstrating that they can send hidden commands that are undetectable to the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant.

US falling behind on artificial intelligence
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Intel's Brian Krzanich warns US that other countries are more artificially intelligent

While China, India, Japan, France and the European Union are crafting bold plans for artificial intelligence (AI), the US is falling behind having shut down its own AI taskforce, says Intel CEO Brian Krzanich.

Intel Xeon AWS AI can read 4X faster than Nvidia
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Software optimizations to blame

There's an unexpected twist in the tangled tale as Intel managed to prove that for machine translation, which uses RNNs, the Intel Xeon Scalable processor outperforms NVidia V100 based systems by four times.