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NVIDIA’s New “Crazy, Reckless” GPU For Deep Learning

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Last week, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang unveiled the company’s new flagship GPU, the NVIDIA TITAN X, and gifted the first device off of the assembly line to famed ML Researcher Andrew Ng.

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Google Cloud Platform Releases Two New Cloud Machine Learning Products

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In a blog post on Wednesday, Rich Evans, a Research Engineer at Google DeepMind and Jim Gao, a Data Center Engineer at Google, described work the company has done to manage the power consumption of one of their data centers using machine learning, the result of which has been to lower the amount of energy they’ve used for cooling by as much as 40%.

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Google Uses Machine Learning to Cut Datacenter Power Usage

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In a blog post on Wednesday, Rich Evans, a Research Engineer at Google DeepMind and Jim Gao, a Data Center Engineer at Google, described work the company has done to manage the power consumption of one of their data centers using machine learning, the result of which has been to lower the amount of energy they’ve used for cooling by as much as 40%.

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AI to Keep Stray Cats Off Your Lawn, Controlling a Toy Robot With TensorFlow

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What do you do if you’re an NVIDIA employee and you’re tired of your neighbor’s cats hanging out on your front lawn? Well, if you’re Bob Bond you build a deep learning based controller for your sprinkler system and train it to recognize cats! Also, autonomously control a GoPiGo robot with TensorFlow.

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Google’s Wide & Deep Learning Models

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This post is an excerpt from the July 15, 2016 edition of the This Week in Machine Learning & AI podcast. You can listen or subscribe to the podcast below. One of the papers I’ve been meaning to look into is the Wide and Deep Learning paper published by Google Research a couple of weeks…

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Algorithmia’s Deep-Learning Marketplace & New CNN Benchmarks

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Algorithmia’s new deep learning services. Deep learning framework landscape. Convolutional neural net benchmarks. AWS-SPOT-BOT for launching EC2 spot instances. The new Jupyter Lab and DeepLearning4J 4.0.

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Making art on your mobile phone with deep learning, and more ML/AI business news

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Prisma Labs brings generative AI to the masses, eBay buys SalesPredict, Amplero raises $8 million to automatically optimize B2C marketing, FiveAI raises $2.7 million to develop autonomous vehicle platform. Oh, and nothing new with Facebook’s Big Sur project.

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Pokémon Go and AI

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I feel obligated to talk a bit about Pokemon Go and artificial intelligence. But really, there’s not much out there. That is, except a pretty awesome Facebook messenger bot called PokemonGoBot, made by bot platform company Morph.ai.

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A Conversation About Public Datasets for AI Research

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In this post I revisit some comments I made last week while discussing the news that Google DeepMind was granted access to a collection of 1,000,000 eye scan images by the British National Health System. If you’ll recall, I asked whether this data should be made publicly available to all researchers…

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