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Bringing Big Neural Networks to Self-Driving Cars, Smartphones, and Drones

Artificial intelligence systems based on neural networks have had quite a string of recent successes: One beat human masters at the game of Go, …

What's Really Happening in the US Venture Fundraising Market in Early 2016

The startup fundraising market in 2016 has been difficult to characterize. Punctuated by a concentrated decline in public tech stocks, the sentiment …

Venture Capital

[1602.04283] Deep Learning on FPGAs: Past, Present, and Future

Computer Science > Distributed, Parallel, and Cluster Computing<p>Title: Deep Learning on FPGAs: Past, Present, and Future<p>Abstract: The rapid growth of …

The Near Future of VR and AR: What You Need to Know

Unexpected convergent consequences…this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.This post …

Augmented Reality

MLHardware: Deep Learning on FPGAs: Past, Present, and Future

Deep Learning on FPGAs: Past, Present, and Future by Griffin Lacey, Graham W. Taylor, Shawki Areibi<br>The rapid growth of data size and accessibility in …

Towards 5G

The next generation of communication systems, as pursued in 5G, will be the first instance of a truly converged network environment where wired and …

IOT Is The Killer App For Big Data

Companies have been embarking on big data initiatives for many years. Often, these were IT driven solutions looking for problems to solve. IT professionals understood that if they could bring many disparate data sources into one place and make that data actionable, the data would become a gold mine …

Big Data

Yahoo open-sources CaffeOnSpark deep learning framework for Hadoop

Yahoo today is releasing some key artificial intelligence software (AI) under an open-source license. The company last year built a library called CaffeOnSpark to perform a popular type of AI called “deep learning” on the vast swaths of data kept in its Hadoop open-source file system for storing …

Machine Learning

"Genetic Scissors" Could Completely Eliminate HIV From Cells

A snipping enzyme edits DNA with no mistakes<p>Thanks to the cocktail of drugs that make up antiretroviral therapy, HIV is no longer a death sentence. But there are downsides to antiretroviral therapy—taking the treatment for many years is expensive, increases drug resistance, and could cause adverse …

Genetics

Meet Alluxio, the Distributed File System Formerly Known as Tachyon

Today marks the availability of Alluxio 1.0, the first major release of the memory-centric, virtual distributed file system formerly known as …

Big Data

New Software Makes CRISPR Gene Editing as Easy as "Point-and-Click"

CRISPR-Cas9<p>CRISPR technology has exploded over the past few years. This field of study is exponentially growing, as more and more scientists are …

Big data, but faster: API speeds links between apps and storage

Alluxio, originally known as Tachyon, is giving big data applications fast, unified access to the storage where their data resides.Now at version …

Big Data

Where Artificial Intelligence Is Now and What’s Just Around the Corner

Unexpected convergent consequences…this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.This post …

Artificial Intelligence

The Most Important Apple Executive You’ve Never Heard Of

A visit with Cupertino’s chief chipmaker, Johny Srouji.<p>By Brad Stone, Adam Satariano, and Gwen Ackerman | February 18, 2016<p>Photographs by Justin …

Machine Intelligence Stack 1.0

A Kind of A.I. Called Machine Learning Is Reshaping How We Live. It’s Time We Understood It.

Computers and the algorithms they run are precise, perfect, meticulously programmed, and austere. That’s the idea, anyway. But there’s a burgeoning, …

Towards Artificial General Intelligence - Sarath's blog

Recent success of Deep Learning in complex tasks like image recognition, speech recognition, and game playing has created a wave of discussions and …

Accelerating AI with GPUs: A New Computing Model

<i>Yann LeCun invited me to speak at this week’s inaugural symposium on “The Future of AI” at NYU. It’s an amazing gathering of leaders in the field to</i> …

Deep Learning

Intel's new storage chip is 1,000 times faster than flash memory

Intel and Micron have a new way to store data that they say is denser, tougher, and faster than the competition, and it's already starting production. In a live keynote today, the companies announced 3D Xpoint, a new category of non-volatile memory that claims to be 1,000 times faster than the NAND …

Big Data

Automatic Hyperparameter Tuning Methods

At MSR this week, we had two very good talks on algorithmic methods for tuning the hyperparameters of machine learning models. Selecting appropriate …

Data Science

Functional languages: What they are, where they're going

Even as some argue exactly what it is, functional programming keeps attracting developers. And three of the most popular functional languages -- …

Google Makes It Easier To Take Machine Learning Models Into Production

Google launched TensorFlow Serving today, a new open source project that aims to help developers take their machine learning models into production. Unsurprisingly, TensorFlow Serving is optimized for Google’s own TensorFlow machine learning library, but the company says it can also be extended to …

Machine Learning

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The Rise of the Intelligent Machine Has Begun: Here’s Who’s Benefiting

Self-driving cars, self-adjusting thermostats, machine-based virtual assistants — artificial intelligence is here, and it’s awesome. AI-backed …

Fujitsu develops new deep learning technology to analyze time-series data with high precision

Fujitsu Laboratories today announced that it has developed deep learning technology that can analyze time-series data with a high degree of accuracy. …

Machine Learning