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Slidecast: Deep Learning – Unreasonably Effective


“Deep Learning is a new area of Machine Learning research, which has been introduced with the objective of moving Machine Learning closer to one of its original goals: Artificial Intelligence. At the 2015 GPU Technology Conference, you can join the experts who are making groundbreaking improvements in a variety of deep learning applications, including image classification, video analytics, speech recognition, and natural language processing.”

OpenPOWER Summit Announces Speaker Lineupfor March Conference


This week the OpenPOWER Foundation announced their lineup of speakers for the inaugural OpenPOWER Summit at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, March 17-19.

Call for Participation: OpenPOWER Summit, March 17-19 at GTC 2015


The First Annual OpenPOWER Summit will take place March 17-19 at the San Jose Convention Center in conjunction with the GPU Technology Conference (GTC).

Video: The Evolution of HPC


Marc Hamilton presented this talk at the recent GTC Conference in Japan. “The next stop for GP-GPU computing is the exciting new field of machine learning for big data analytics. Using Convolution Neural Networks running on GPUs, it is now for the first time practical to process the huge amounts of unstructured text, voice, image, and video data available on the web to perform classification, clustering, regression, and recommendation.”

Ingram Micro Artizen Soutions for HPC


In this video from the GPU Technology Conference, Rick Young from Ingram Micro describes the company’s Artizen HPC solutions. “Available now to channel partners in the U.S., the distributor’s new and exclusive line of Artizen High Performance Computing (HPC) offerings include turnkey high performance servers, ultimate workstations, and customizable supercomputing clusters, as well as computing integration and software installation services.”

Video: Dr. Adam Gazzaley on the Future of Cognitive Enhancement


“I will describe an approach developed in our lab that uses custom-designed video games to achieve meaningful and sustainable cognitive enhancement, as well the next stage of our research program, which uses video games integrated with technological innovations in software (e.g., brain computer interface algorithms, GPU computing) and hardware (e.g., virtual reality headsets, mobile EEG, transcranial electrical brain stimulation) to create a novel personalized closed loop system.”

Video: GTC Keynote – Using GPUs at Pixar


Today’s GTC keynote features Pixar’s Dirk Van Gelder and Danny Nahmias. While you may not think of Pixar in terms of HPC, the company is an undisputed leader in computing graphics. In fact, the first Academy Award ever given to a computer generated movie was Pixar’s Luxo Jr. in 1986.

GTC Keynotes to Livestream This Week on insideHPC


We are pleased to announce that insideHPC will be streaming live keynotes this week from the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose. You can look forward to the latest on GPU-powered science and state-of-the-art visualization.