Sunday, April 30, 2017

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...

Andrew Ng Is Leaving Baidu in Search of a Big New AI Mission

Andrew Ng, a leading figure in the world of artificial intelligence, is leaving his post as chief scientist at China’s Baidu and says he wants to find ways of advancing AI beyond the technology...

Practical Quantum Computers: More powerful computers are within reach.

One of the labs at QuTech, a Dutch research institute, is responsible for some of the world’s most advanced work on quantum computing, but it looks like an HVAC testing facility. Tucked away in...

25 women in robotics you need to know about

Editor’s note: In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re reposting our 2016 ‘25 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About‘ list. Over the last four years, Robohub has featured 100 inspiring women leading future developments...

Reversing paralysis: Using brain implants to restore movement

“Go, go!” was the thought racing through Grégoire Courtine’s mind. The French neuroscientist was watching a macaque monkey as it hunched aggressively at one end of a treadmill. His team had used a blade to...

Which company is leading the field in AI research?

By Eric Jang, research engineer at Google Brain Who is leading in AI research among big players like IBM, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft? My response contains some bias, because I work at Google Brain; my...

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017: MIT Technology Review

One of the labs at QuTech, a Dutch research institute, is responsible for some of the world’s most advanced work on quantum computing, but it looks like an HVAC testing facility. Tucked away in...

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