After Brexit UK fears falling behind in the AI race
The UK, which once had an Empire and a favoured status in Europe, is having to invest in its own supercomputer as it fears falling behind the rest of the world in artificial intelligence.
But it was unsure if it could build anything that big
Software King of the World Microsoft knew that it would have to build a cloud-based supercomputer if it had a chance of getting its OpenAI plans working – the problem was that it was unsure it could use its own Azure product to do it.
Fortunately it is using it for "good"
IBM has unveiled its "AI supercomputer" composed of a bunch of virtual machines running within IBM Cloud."
Might have a few energy problems
Tesla's new Dojo supercomputer tripped the power grid in Palo Alto even when it was only operating its first chip and training tiles.
If we are dumb enough to give a supercomputer that functionality we are truly stuffed
Top boffins have warned that if humanity ever gives a super computer AI level functions, we are as doomed as a country whose chancellor signed over most of his countries' energy needs to Russia.
Exascale and super-floppy
The AMD-powered Frontier supercomputer is now the first officially recognized exascale supercomputer in the world, topping 1.102 ExaFlop/s during a sustained Linpack run.
The plan is potentially alive and dead
IBM is ready to expand quantum technology into supercomputing – a gift for Bond villains everywhere.
Made with invincible and advanced Russian chips based on proven technology
Terrified that ordering invasions of other countries might prevent his country getting its paws on technology, Tsar Putin has ordered that a supercomputer be built around Russian-made Elbrus processors.
What could go wrong?
Meta boffins are building a new artificial intelligence supercomputer that the company maintains will soon be the fastest in the world.