Intel releases its first AI chip
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019 11:09

Intel releases its first AI chip


Never mind that Nervana smells like a 10 nanometer Ice Lake processor 

Intel unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centres.

Largest AI chip ever built
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Tuesday, 20 August 2019 10:44

Largest AI chip ever built


1.2 trillion transistors

New artificial intelligence company Cerebras Systems is unveiling the largest semiconductor chip ever built.

Duke of Edinburgh AI developed
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Friday, 16 August 2019 10:27

Duke of Edinburgh AI developed


This AI code "looks like it has been made by an Indian"

An Indian based company has been flogging an AI-assisted app development platform which does not use AI and is powered by Indians. The Duke of Edinburgh, the consort to Queen Elizabeth II, once famously said: “It looks as if it was put in by an Indian”, pointing to an old fashioned fuse box on a factory trip to Edinburgh.

TSMC jumps in to save Moore’s Law
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Thursday, 15 August 2019 22:37

TSMC jumps in to save Moore’s Law


2500 mm2 interposer and 5nm N5P EUV to the rescue

Usually, it is Intel which talks about Moore’s Law, but this time our long-time industry friend Godfrey Cheng at TSMC talked about potential and the future of the world’s finest manufacturing facility.

AI pioneer mate of Jeffrey Epstein
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Monday, 12 August 2019 12:19

AI pioneer mate of Jeffrey Epstein

 
Alleged to have had forced sex with one of Epstein's victims

A victim of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein testified that she was forced to have sex with MIT professor Marvin Minsky.

Xilinx Alveo U50 adaptable compute is out
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Tuesday, 06 August 2019 18:47

Xilinx Alveo U50 adaptable compute is out


Wins against Xeon and Tesla

Xilinx has a data center first strategy that Victor Peng and his team are executing flawlessly so far, and part of that plan is to launch an adaptable compute, network and storage card and call it Alveo U50.

AIs should be allowed their names on patents
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If they invented it

A team of boffins said that an artificial intelligence system should be recognised as the inventor of two ideas in patents filed on its behalf.

AI is a computer power bugbear
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Tuesday, 16 July 2019 12:11

AI is a computer power bugbear


Keeps Facebook’s AI expert awake at night

Facebook's AI initiatives, VP Jerome Pesenti (left) has warned that AI demands an increasing amount of compute power and it is keeping him awake at night worrying about it.

Aussie AI designs a “turbocharged” flu vaccine
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To be trailed in the US

An Aussie AI has designed a “turbocharged” flu vaccine which is about to be trialled in the United States.

EU panel calls for ban of AI for mass surveillance
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Ethical AI

A group of policy experts assembled by the EU has recommended that it ban the use of AI for mass surveillance and mass “scoring of individuals”.