Senior director Gary Brotman dilates on future of AI
Snapdragon 855 has a joker card that brings it significantly ahead of the competition of all 7nm players in the Android market. Gary Brotman, a senior director of product management focused on AI, dropped a bomb on the competition confirming that the 4th generation AI platform from Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is twice times faster than its 7nm Android based competitor.
Still has a few problems
The company named after a Roman chaos daemon claims its AI models can now draw new worlds without using traditional modelling techniques or graphics rendering engines.
Great that they can do Ray Tracing
Graphics experts very close to what's happening have shared an interesting thesis that helped Nvidia justify the transistors spent in Turing RT cores. It is all about AI and the next generation data workloads.
Recruited straight from school
Some of China's smartest students have been recruited straight from high school to begin training as the world's youngest AI weapons scientists.
Computer Science boffin warns of disaster in the making
A professor of Computer Science at Portland State University has warned that machine learning algorithms don't yet understand things the way humans do -- with sometimes disastrous consequences.
What could go wrong?
Movie studio 20th Century Fox is using AI to predict what films people will want to see.
5G, big data and processing
Simon Seagers, ARM’s CEO talked about the 5th wave of computing and that is obviously the one that is coming after the last big leap that brought us closer to mobile and cloud mix.
Going towards start-ups
Micron Technology has announced it will invest up to $100 million in startups working on artificial intelligence technologies for use in self-driving vehicles, factory automation and other growing fields.
Data center beat Nvidia Volta on latency and inference
The Xilinx CEO has just introduced a new product category called the Alveo PCIe based hardware accelerator that will challenge machine learning data center compute accelerators. It has dramatically better latency compared to Nvidia or AMD's GPU based solution, it's claimed.
Swiss knife for heterogeneous AI, cloud, 5G
The wait is finally over, what Victor Peng the CEO of Xilinx announced as the Everest, will now be branded as the Versal. This is shaping up to look like the Swiss knife of heterogeneous computing, addressing some key markets including AI, cloud, network infrastructure, 5G, automotive, and much more.