Category – Feature Article

As Moores Law Winds Down, Chipmakers Consider the Path Forward
June 6, 2018
At this months ISC High Performance conference, representatives from Intel, NVIDIA, Xilinx, and NEC will speak about the challenges they face as applications like machine learning and analytics are demanding greater performance at a time when CMOS technology is approaching its physical limits.

NVIDIA Brings HPC and AI Under Single Platform with HGX-2
May 30, 2018
At Taiwans GPU Technology Conference this week, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang announced the HGX-2, a 16-GPU reference design aimed at some of the most computationally demanding HPC and AI workloads. As a reflection of its tightly integrated design, Jensen characterized the platform as the the worlds largest GPU.

Intel Lays Out New Roadmap for AI Portfolio
May 24, 2018
At Intels inaugural AI DevCon conference this week, AI Products Group chief Naveen Rao updated their roadmap for its artificial intelligence chips. The changes will impact the much-anticipated Neural Network Processor, and to a lesser degree, its general-purpose products like Xeons and FPGAs.

Did Google AI Just Pass the Turing Test?
May 15, 2018
Google has demonstrated an artificial intelligence technology that represents the most sophisticated example to date of a computer engaging in natural conversation with a human. Upon hearing the interaction, some listeners felt the software had convincingly passed the Turing test.

UK Commits a Billion Pounds to AI Development
April 27, 2018
The British government and the private sector are investing close to 1 billion pounds to boost the countrys artificial intelligence sector. The investment, which was announced on Thursday, is part of a wide-ranging strategy to make the UK a global leader in AI and big data.

DOE Unveils Exascale Earth Modeling System
April 24, 2018
After four years of development, the US Department of Energy (DOE) is releasing the Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM), a computational platform for performing high-resolutions simulation of the weather and other earth systems.