Intel Unveils Neuromorphic, Self-Learning Chip Codenamed Loihi

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Intel has unveiled a new, specialized compute core designed for AI, deep learning, and neural networks. Meet Loihi.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256467-intel-unveils-new-neuromorphic-self-learning-chip-codenamed-loihi?source=Computing

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Tesla Working With AMD on Self-Driving Car Processor

AMD has talked for years about getting into the AI and deep learning game. It looks like the company has made good on those plans, with a new custom chip built specifically for Tesla.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/256171-tesla-working-amd-self-driving-car?source=Computing

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New Movidius Myriad X VPU Packs a Custom Neural Compute Engine

Movidius’ new Myriad X packs a specialized deep neural network engine, more of the company’s vision processing SHAVE CPU cores, and expanded interconnect support, all while sticking to the Myriad 2’s power consumption.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254772-new-movidius-myriad-x-vpu-packs-custom-neural-compute-engine?source=Computing

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Microsoft Dumps Mobile References, Declares AI Top Priority in 2017

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Microsoft has effectively announced a pivot away from mobile and towards AI and deep learning in its latest 10-K filing. But is this a rebrand or a serious attempt to tackle the nascent AI market?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253615-microsoft-declares-ai-top-priority-2017-dumps-mobile-references?source=Computing

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Astronaut habitat for Mars missions could be made from recycled Space Shuttle parts

NASA is giving Lockheed Martin the permission to go where no company has gone before.To deep space — using recycled material.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/25/astronaut-habitat-for-mars-missions-could-be-made-from-recycled-space-shuttle-parts.html

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Microsoft’s Next HoloLens Will Contain an AI Coprocessor

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Microsoft’s next-generation HPU is going to pack an AI coprocessor for creating deep neural networks, all while remaining a discrete, battery-powered device.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252998-microsoft-second-generation-hololens-ai-coprocessor?source=Computing

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 headset will include an artificial intelligence chip

Microsoft designed an AI chip to allow its mixed reality headset to implement Deep Neural Networks without the cloud.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/24/microsoft-hololens-2-headset-will-include-artificial-intelligence-chip.html

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Fujitsu Enters Deep Learning, AI Markets With Custom Architecture

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Fujitsu is throwing its own hat into the ring with deep learning and AI processing cores coming to market in 2018.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252825-fujitsu-entering-deep-learning-ai-markets-customized-architecture?source=Computing

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Frighteningly accurate 'mind reading' AI reads brain scans to guess what you're thinking

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a deep learning neural network that’s able to read complex thoughts based on brain scans — even interpreting complete sentences.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/frighteningly-accurate-mind-reading-ai-reads-brain-scans-to-guess-what-youre-thinking.html

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Cray Announces New, AI-Focused Supercomputers

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Cray has launched a pair of new high-end supercomputer platforms, intended to accelerate the development of AI, deep learning, and HPC workloads.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249149-cray-announces-new-ai-focused-supercomputers?source=Computing

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AMD launches Radeon Instinct GPUs to tackle deep learning, artificial intelligence

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AMD is throwing its own hat into the deep learning and AI markets, with a new lineup of Radeon Instinct GPUs. It’s a mix of older and newer architectures — and a new Vega part as well.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240908-amd-launches-new-radeon-instinct-gpus-tackle-deep-learning-artificial-intelligence?source=Computing

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Exclusive: Inside an epic parachute jumping expedition in the Himalayas

An elite team has traveled deep into the Everest region of the Himalayas to smash skydiving world records by jumping out of a helicopter. Will they succeed?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/22/exclusive-inside-epic-parachute-jumping-expedition-in-himalayas.html

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Intel announces major AI push with upcoming Knights Mill Xeon Phi, custom silicon

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Intel is making a huge push into AI and deep learning with its upcoming Knights Mill — but the revamped Xeon Phi isn’t the only major product coming in the next few years. Intel wants AI processing capabilities baked into its cores (at least the high-end ones) at multiple levels.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239768-intel-announces-major-new-ai-push-upcoming-knights-mill-xeon-phi-custom-silicon?source=Computing

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Intel acquires deep learning company, will focus on next-generation AI

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Intel has announced that it will acquire Nervana Systems deep learning software and hardware designs for its own future products. Multiple companies are flocking to deep learning as a major launch platform for the future of AI.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/233325-intel-acquires-deep-learning-company-will-focus-on-next-generation-ai

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Apple Steps Up Its Fitness Game With Health Apps For Apple Watch

And wants you to practice mindfulness and deep breathing with new Breathe

Tracking your every step, breath, and hour of sleep you get is a rising trend in the health tech world, and Apple seems to finally be stepping up its game to compete…

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/apple-steps-up-its-fitness-game-with-health-apps-for-apple-watch?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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Hidden high-tech ocean pods will unleash Naval drones

What if the U.S. could seed secret pods deep in the oceans that suddenly burst out of the water unleashing devastating surprise attacks on the enemy? While this sounds like the stuff of science fiction the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is working to make this amazing project science fact.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/12/hidden-high-tech-ocean-pods-will-unleash-naval-drones.html

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