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DOE Announces $29 Million for Data Analysis Tools

 March 26, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $29 million to develop new tools to analyze massive amounts of scientific information, including artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced algorithms. All have the potential to reveal critical new insights—and even new discoveries—in research that can help tackle clean energy, climate, and national […]

Atos HPC Software Suites

This whitepaper from our friends over at Atos explains the main features  and functionalities of the Atos HPC Software Suites and shares the company’s vision for the significant evolutions coming next in the HPC software arena.

Industry Veteran Karl Freund Launches Analyst Firm Cambrian-AI Research

March 22, 2021 — Chip industry veteran Karl Freund has recently launched Cambrian-AI Research, a new firm specializing in helping providers of AI hardware and the firms that invest in them. Freund had previously been an analyst covering AI and HPC for Moor Insights & Strategy for four years after spending decades in executive roles […]

Stop the Lab Worship: Commercial HPC is Sexy, Too

There’s a trend in the data storage world to call out a growing “divide” between HPC and enterprise storage. We believe that’s an oversimplification. What’s worse, it reinforces popular myths coursing through the HPC landscape that revel in what we call “lab worship” at the expense of more mainstream enterprise customers.  

The New and Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officer

In this sponsored post, Ken Grohe, President and Chief Revenue Officer for WekaIO, discusses the newest title in the C-Suite, the CDO: Chief Data Officer. As of 2018, almost 68 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have a CDO, yet according to Gartner, “The Chief Data Officer role is still new, untested, and amorphous.” More organizations will recognize that a savvy CDO delivers a return on investment, and as enterprise data stores grow, so do the returns.

Scientific Machine Learning and HPC-AI Technology Convergence

Though AI has been widely demystified, its full materialization in real field implementation entails diversified challenges. The article by Dr Cédric Bourrasset (Atos) gives perspective on the hiccups and recommendations on the way to realize “Scientific Machine Learning and HPC-AI technology convergence”

Leopard Imaging Teams with Socionext, Hailo, AWS for AI Video Analytics    

FREMONT, CA, YOKOHAMA and TEL AVIV, Israel, March 3, 2021 — Leopard Imaging Inc., provider of embedded camera design and manufacturing, is collaborating with three leading companies to deliver EdgeTuring: an artificial intelligence (AI) processing solution for video analytics. Leopard is working with Hailo, an AI chipmaker for edge devices, Socionext, a provider of advanced […]

EIB Provides $9.1M to AI Software Company Cortical.io

San Francisco – March 3, 2021 – The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing $9.1 million to Cortical.io AG, an Austrian software company with offices in San Francisco, developing artificial intelligence technology based on a Natural Language Understanding (NLU) approach that can interpret and process human language text. The software is capable of performing search and […]

Deloitte Teams with Nvidia on Deloitte Center for AI Computing

Consulting firm Deloitte today announced the launch of the Deloitte Center for AI Computing, designed to accelerate development of artificial intelligence solutions for Deloitte clients. Built on NVIDIA’s DGX A100 systems , the center “brings together the supercomputing architecture and AI expertise that clients require as they become AI-fueled organizations,” Deloitte said. “The Deloitte Center […]

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI – Part 4

In this insideHPC Guide, “10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI,” our friends over at WEKA offer 10 important questions to ask when starting with AI, specifically planning for success beyond the initial stages of a project. Reasons given for these failures include not having a plan ahead of time, not getting executive or business leadership buy-in, or failing to find the proper team to execute the project. Chasing the hot technology trend without having a proper strategy often leads companies down the path of failure.