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MLCommons Releases MLPerf Inference v1.1 Results 

San Francisco – September 22, 2021 – Today, MLCommons, an open engineering consortium, released new results for MLPerf Inference v1.1, the organization’s machine learning inference performance benchmark suite. MLPerf Inference measures the performance of applying a trained machine learning model to new data for a wide variety of applications and form factors, and optionally includes […]

How the Sea Slug Could Help Make AI Smarter

If you’ve seen “My Octopus Teacher” you know how intelligent creatures of the deep can be. Now comes research from Purdue University indicating that the sea slug, a most basic and simple of sea animals, may help AI hardware get smarter. A team of Purdue researchers today announced the findings of a study showing that […]

Former IBM Research AI Scientist, Dr. Zoltán Tüske, to Join AppTek

McLEAN, Va., Aug. 3, 2021 — AppTek, a company focused on artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), automatic speech recognition (ASR), neural machine translation (NMT), text-to-speech (TTS) and natural language processing / understanding (NLP/U) technologies, today announced the appointment of Dr. Zoltán Tüske as Senior Research Scientist for the company’s ASR technologies.   In this role, […]

Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Initiatives with DDN and NVIDIA at Any Scale

[Sponsored Post] In this whitepaper, DDN and NVIDIA invited ESG to interview several of their joint customers that have been running production AI environments to better understand their needs and to confirm the value that DDN and NVIDIA are providing. ESG research sheds light on the rapid rise of AI initiatives among businesses, including how businesses are leveraging AI to create value. Business have been rapidly investing in AI and ML projects because they work.

dRISK Retrains AVs to Detect High Risk ‘Edge Cases’

London, 13 April 2021 — dRISK, a London and Pasadena-based startup that has so far been in stealth, today announced its launch and that it has – for the first time commercially – employed its edge case retraining tool to achieve a 6x performance in time to detect high-risk events for autonomous vehicles (AVs). Whereas […]

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.

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI – Part 3

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.

Things to Know When Assessing, Piloting, and Deploying GPUs – Part 3

In this insideHPC Guide, our friends over at WEKA suggest that when organizations decide to move existing applications or new applications to a GPU-influenced system there are many items to consider, such as assessing the new environment’s required components, implementing a pilot program to learn about the system’s future performance, and considering eventual scaling to production levels.