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Software engineers less attractive under AI
Published in AI


Even if they bathe more

The rise of artificial intelligence will make even software engineers less attractive according to tech billionaire boss of Twitter, Jack Dorsey.

AI forces a "golden age" of chip innovation
Published in AI


GPUs are not optimised for an AI workload

AI has ushered in a new golden age of semiconductor innovation as flaws in the use of GPUs to do the number crunching are getting annoying.

Nvidia GA100 is a high-performance AI
Published in Graphics
Friday, 08 May 2020 10:36

Nvidia GA100 is a high-performance AI


TSMC 7nm, next-gen Hopper 5nm

There have been rumors for quite some time about the Nvidia Ampere and the manufacturing nod. Nvidia’s first AI-based solution comes from TSMC, while some GPUs will be manufactured by Samsung too.

AI is brilliant in the lab but pants in real life
Published in News


Somestimes accuracy is not everything 

A study from Google Health -- the first to look at the impact of a deep-learning tool in real clinical settings -- reveals that even the most accurate AIs can actually make things worse if not tailored to the clinical environments in which they will work.

Nvidia GTC Keynote set for May 14
Published in AI
Sunday, 26 April 2020 10:30

Nvidia GTC Keynote set for May 14


Get Amped 

Roughly two months after the original GTC 2020 schedule, Nvidia is ready to host the GTC 2020 spring keynote. The choice of words "Get Amped” in the press release gives you an idea that 7nm Ampere might get released at that time.  

AI can spot a bear bot at 20 paces
Published in AI
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 10:37

AI can spot a bear bot at 20 paces


Humans smell

AI is being used to spot the difference between human users and fake accounts on Twitter.

Ai works out who dung it
Published in AI
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:24

Ai works out who dung it


Do we blame it on the dog?

Researchers have developed a new machine-learning algorithm that can determine whether a human or a dog deposited ancient excrement.

Microsoft uses AI to find bugs
Published in News
Friday, 17 April 2020 10:56

Microsoft uses AI to find bugs


Will open source it

Software King of the World Microsoft has developed a system that it claims correctly distinguishes between security and non-security software bugs 99 percent of the time, and that accurately identifies the critical, high-priority security bugs on average 97 percent of the time.

AI starting to evolve
Published in AI
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 11:47

AI starting to evolve


Just as humanity is taking a couple of steps back

Just as humanity is fighting its way to the dark ages, artificial intelligence (AI) is evolving so it does not need humans any more.

Huawei working on an AI GPU
Published in AI
Saturday, 11 April 2020 10:41

Huawei working on an AI GPU


As Apple settled with Imagination

Huawei, for the most part, relies on ARM IP. It  uses the ARM Cortex CPU and Mali GPU cores for its SoCs. The company has high AI aspirations with its Ascend series of chips. Now recent rumors point out that the Chinese giant is setting up a GPU research center in South Korea and focuses on AI and datacenter.