Watson is all about human insight, discovery and advice
On Wednesday, IBM’s Chief Technology Officer Rob High gave a keynote speech with an emphasis on “cognitive computing” – another term for artificial intelligence, but with a goal of changing the role between humans and machines rather than recreating the human brain in machine form.
Still no NVLINK support for consumer x86 CPUs
Researchers use Tesla K40, Titan X, other Nvidia GPUs to accelerate scientific creativity
This year's Nvidia GPU Technology Conference starts today in San Jose, California and is an exciting opportunity for researchers to compete for their chance to win a $150,000 Nvidia research grant to drive forward groundbreaking scientific ideas aided in large part by GPU-accelerated computing.
Available later this month for $349
On Wednesday, Seagate announced Innov8, the world’s first power adapter-less USB 3.1 Type-C external hard drive for desktops. The drive is available in an 8TB storage capacity and does not require any power cable to operate, using only a single USB Type-C connector as a source of both power and data.
Standard Autopilot, 5-star safety, 0 to 60mph in less than 6 seconds
Reservations begin in-store today and online at 7:30pm PDT
New "Survival Mode" with additional gameplay difficulty coming too
An upcoming free update for the PC version of Far Cry Primal (2016), Ubisoft Montreal’s latest installment in the Far Cry franchise, will soon add 4K textures to the game in beautiful 3840x2160p resolution, along with a new “Survival Mode” with optional “permadeath” feature that should increase overall difficulty of gameplay by several orders depending on the level of difficulty chosen.
Now runs at 2560x1440p with Metal API and OpenGL ES 3.1
On Tuesday, Futuremark released a new version of their popular Slingshot benchmark app for iOS and Android mobile devices, this time complete with the hardware-accelerated OpenGL ES 3.1 API for Android devices and Metal API for Apple devices.
Regardless, they are a decent concept controller design
On Wednesday, a Reddit user posted two images of an alleged Nintendo NX controller prototype in what seemed like a very convincing leak of the company’s next-generation console controller hardware. While the shape of the controller in question very closely resembles patent applications that Nintendo has filed in the past, the images have now been verified by their original author to be a hoax and were the creation of his 3D printer and a simple computer model.
Low-profile NVMe storage package using 1.8v power instead of 3.3v
During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company took the wraps off its first ever ball-grid array (BGA) solid state disk for mobile devices, the PM971.