Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Race To Build An AI Chip For Everything Just Got Real

Yann LeCun once built an AI chip called ANNA. But he was 25 years ahead of his time. The year was 1992, and LeCun was a researcher at Bell Labs, the iconic R&D lab outside...

Facebook F8: Disruptive cocktail of personal AI, brain interface and 36Gbps links

by Caroline Gabriel, AI Trends Contributing Editor, Rethink Wireless Watch Facebook builds on last year’s 10-year plan to embed AI in every layer Looks to leap ahead of Google in redefining mobile and web user...

Several Google engineers have left secretive AI project to form start-up

Google has slowly been pulling back the curtain on homegrown silicon that could define the future of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Some key creators of that project — the Tensor Processing Unit, or TPU...

Biased bots: Human prejudices sneak into AI systems

Identifying and addressing possible bias in machine learning will be critically important as we increasingly turn to computers for processing the natural language humans use, for instance in doing online text searches, image categorisation...

Neural Networks Tutorial – A Pathway to Deep Learning

By Dr. Andy Thomas, University of Queensland, Australia  Chances are, if you are searching for a tutorial on artificial neural networks (ANN) you already have some idea of what they are, and what they are...

How Machine Learning helps Pandora find the music of the moment

Finding the music of the moment can often be a challenging problem, even for humans with well-versed musical tastes. These challenges further explode into a myriad of complexities when attempting to construct algorithmic approaches...

Machine Learning, Analytics Play Growing Role in US Exascale Efforts

Exascale computing promises to bring significant changes to both the high-performance computing space and eventually enterprise datacenter infrastructures. (Exascale computing refers to computing systems capable of at least one exaFLOPS, or a billion billion calculations...

Canadian government, businesses back new $150 million AI institute

The Canadian and Ontario governments plan to team up with a group of businesses to invest about C$200 million ($150 million) to fund an artificial intelligence institute at the University of Toronto, project organizers...

Unoffical Google Data Science Blog: Causality in Machine Learning

By OMKAR MURALIDHARAN, NIALL CARDIN, TODD PHILLIPS, AMIR NAJMI Given recent advances and interest in machine learning, those of us with traditional statistical training have had occasion to ponder the similarities and differences between the...

Indian-American computer scientist selected for NSF’s CAREER award

An Indian-American computer scientist has won National Science Foundation's prestigious CAREER award for his research on redesigning current machine-learning processes. Anshumali Shrivastava was one of the recipients of the CAREER awards given to about 400...

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