How to train your AI fast
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Apparently you use a bucket

Computer boffins from Rice University and Amazon have shown they can slash the amount of time and computational resources it takes to train computers for product search and similar "extreme classification problems" like speech translation and answering general questions.

Emotional robot sent to international space station
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It is so happy it could cry

A robot equipped with emotion-sensing voice detectors was headed to the International Space Station a becoming the latest artificial intelligence-powered astronaut workmate in orbit.

UNISOC licences Imagination's neural-network accelerator
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For mid-high range mobile devices, TV and other markets

Imagination Technologies says that that fabless semiconductor company, UNISOChas licenced its latest generation of neural-network accelerator (NNA), IMG Series3NX for use in future system-on-chips (SoCs) targeting mid-high range mobile devices and tellies.

AI is the king of Go
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28 November 2019

AI is the king of Go


Human surrenders the field.

The only human who beat Google's AI at a game of go has decided to retire because the technology cannot be defeated.

Cerebras releases world’s biggest chip
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Designed for AI

Cerebras Systems announced the biggest chip the world has ever seen, the "wafer-scale engine," or "WSE."