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”.

Aussie grocer wants to save a billion dollars
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Using AI and other tech to see off competition

Australia's second-biggest grocery chain Coles revealed its intention to cut A$1 billion in costs through more deliberate use of technology. It reflects the new imperative for supermarkets looking to stay competitive amidst pressure from deep discounters and online retailers.

First customers getting Versal ACAP
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Tuesday, 18 June 2019 17:59

First customers getting Versal ACAP


7nm first adaptive compute platform


Xilinx has confirmed that the Versal, product developed under Everest condemned was taped out last year, and today the company has confirmed that the first tier-one customers are getting the first Versal AI core products.

Renesas develops AI accelerator
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Tuesday, 18 June 2019 12:54

Renesas develops AI accelerator

 
For super fast AIs

Renesas has announced it has developed an AI accelerator that performs CNN (convolutional neural network) processing at high speeds and low power.

Israeli outfit releases AI training processor
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Habana Gaudi is four times faster than GPU based systems

Israeli AI processor outfit Habana Labs has created an AI training chip which it says works four times faster than systems built around the same number of GPUs.

British AI experts teach machines to team up and kill
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What could go wrong?

A British artificial intelligence company has designed AI agents which have taught themselves Quake III Arena, and became so good they consistently beat human beings.

Intel expects 7nm in 2021
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Thursday, 09 May 2019 12:29

Intel expects 7nm in 2021


7nm data center GPU confirmed

Intel has provided a financial analyst community update about its 10nm and, it even mentioned 7nm for 2021, touching beyond that. The first 7nm from Intel seems to be a 7nm general purpose GPU.