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Intel Buys Nervana Systems to Break NVIDIA’s Hold on Deep Learning Hardware
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On the heels of last week’s $200 million acquisition by Apple of Turi acquisition, Intel announced on Tuesday yet another acquisition in the machine learning and AI space, this time with the $400 million acquisition of deep learning cloud startup Nervana.read more
Self-Driving Car Startup Comma.ai Releases Video and Sensor Dataset
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Autonomous driving startup Comma.ai released a small dataset that lets you try your hand at building your own models for controlling a self-driving vehicle.read more
Machine Learning Identifies Autism Genes, Weaponized AI for Phishing, and a Twitter Sarcasm Detector
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A team of researchers from Princeton University published a paper outlining their work applying machine learning to the challenge of identifying genetic causes of autism, researchers from security research firm ZeroFOX published a paper on “weaponizing data science for social engineering," and researchers at the University of Lisbon in Portugal and UT Austin show how to make a Twitter sarcasm detector.read more
New TITAN X Benchmark, Plus What to Do When You Need More GPUs
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Researchers on the MXNet team were among the lucky folks that have their hands on the GPU at this point and they published an initial benchmark this week following the deepmark deep learning benchmarking protocol. Plus a "deep learning supercomputer" and Azure N-Series.read more
ML/AI Companies CognitiveScale, People.ai, Artisto on the Move
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Startup CognitiveScale, which bills itself as “The Cognitive Cloud Company”, announce the close of $21.8M in series b financing from Norwest Ventures and Intel Capital. Intel’s been pretty busy investor in the ML space—you’ll recall we touched on their Itseez acquisition and Lumiata investment back in June.read more
Cybersecurity, AI, and the Autonomous Hacker Bots Competing in DARPA’s Grand Cyber Challenge
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News broke late last week of Apple’s acquisition of Seattle-based machine learning startup Turi, for a reported $200 million.read more
Apple Acquires Machine Learning Startup Turi
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News broke late last week of Apple’s acquisition of Seattle-based machine learning startup Turi, for a reported $200 million.read more
New Layer Normalization Technique Speeds RNN Training
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A paper published by Jimmy Lei Ba, Jamie Ryan Kiros and Geoffrey Hinton of the University of Toronto, introduces a new technique for training deep networks called Layer Normalization.read more
Questionable Enterprise AI Adoption Data
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A new survey, titled “Outlook on Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise 2016,” was published by Narrative Science, however the numbers didn't quite add up for me.read more
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.read more
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