Intel and DigitalBridge Launch Articul8 Generative AI Company

Intel investment firm and DigitalBridge Group have announced the formation of Articul8 AI, Inc. (Articul8), which they say will develop a generative AI software platform for enterprises. “The platform delivers AI capabilities that keep customer data, training and inference within the enterprise security perimeter. The platform also provides customers the choice of cloud, on-prem or […]

HPC News Bytes 20240103: Gelsinger on Moore’s Law, TSMC 1nm Plans, Huawei Financials, DARPA’s Quantum Project

All the best to everyone in 2024! A number of interesting things happened in HPC-AI last week, here’s a brief (5:18) run-down: Gelsinger’s updated Intel view on Moore’s Law; TSMC’s 1nm chip plans, Arizona fab labor dispute; Huawei’s improved financials,; DARPA’s “utility scale” quantum….

HPC News Bytes 20231218: Intel’s Emerald Rapids Chip, New York State’s ‘Chips Act,’ Quantum Market Sizing, NVIDIA vs. AMD ‘Benchmarketing’

A happy Monday morning to you in the run-up to the holidays. Here’s a quick run-down on recent HPC-AI news, including: Intel’s Gen-5 Emerald Rapids chip, New York State’s “Chips Act,” quantum market sizing, GPU “Benchmarketing”: Nvidia vs. AMD

Gelsinger on Intel’s Mojo, its Crowded Roadmap, a Foundry-centric Arm Strategy, and Earning Back Trust

At an Intel pre-launch media event earlier this month in Hillsboro, OR, Gelsinger made a surprise appearance, and his comments were as interesting for what he said about the company going forward as they were about recent Intel history. Which is to say: ….

HPC News Bytes 20231204: The New Yorker on NVIDIA, the Open Benchmark Council, Intel and TSMC, Digital Twins for Hydropower

Here’s a sprint (5:16) through the latest HPC -AI news, including: NVIDIA’s big feature story in The New Yorker, the Open Benchmark Council’s TOP100 lists, Intel and TSMC’s high-end 3 nanometer fab, digital twins for hydropower at ORNL and PNNL.

At SC23: AI Evangelist Milind Pandit on Intel’s ‘Bringing AI Everywhere’ Mission

In this interview at the SC23 conference, we caught up with Milind Pandit, AI Technical Evangelist at Intel, who discussed the company’s “Bringing AI Everywhere” mission and its significance for the HPC community. AI was everywhere at the Supercomputing event in Denver, and in his comments, Pandit takes up the theme of how large language […]

New Commodity Supercomputing Clusters Deployed at NNSA Labs Claim TOP500 Spots

Three of the newest National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) commodity computing clusters recently deployed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) are among the most powerful supercomputing systems in the world, Top500 organizers announced Monday. Funded under the second Commodity Technology Systems contract (CTS-2) by NNSA’s Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program, […]

At SC23: Immersive Virtual Reality on Display from Dell Technologies

[SPONSORED GUEST INTERVIEW] When HPC and AI converge remarkable things can result, and one of them is on display on the floor of the SC23 conference here in Denver at the Dell Technologies booth (#625). We encountered it ourselves, it’s an immersive VR….

Ayar Labs to Show 4 Tbps Optically-enabled Intel FPGA at SC23

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Nov. 8, 2023 – Ayar Labs, a company developing silicon photonics for chip-to-chip connectivity, will showcase its in-package optical I/O solution integrated with Intel’s Agilex Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology. In demonstrating 5x current industry bandwidth at 5x lower power and 20x lower latency, the optical FPGA – packaged in a common […]

@HPCpodcast: Industry Analyst Karl Freund Compares and Contrasts the Chips Driving the AI Revolution

Few people can talk in such an engaging way about the chips driving the AI revolution as Karl Freund, founder and principal analyst at Cambrian-AI Research. He joins us to discuss the, well, “Cambrian explosion” we’re witnessing in AI chips, the general state of the AI semiconductor….