Comet Unveils ‘LLMOps’ Tools and Integrations for Large Language Model Workflow

New York – April 19, 2023 – Comet, maker of a platform for managing models ranging from training runs to production monitoring, today announced a new suite of tools designed to revolutionize the workflow surrounding large language models (LLMs). Comet said the tools “mark the beginning of a new market category, known as LLMOps.” With […]

SafeGuard Raises $8M for AI to Predict Worksite Accidents

Tel Aviv — April 17th, 2023 — SafeGuard, a company that uses machine learning to predict worksite accidents in the construction industry, today announced an $8 million Series A funding round led by hi-tech investors Ron Zuckerman and Hillel Kobrinsky. An additional cadre of real estate investors, including Ronen Peled, Yehuda Rachamim, Zemach Hammerman and […]

Study Says Companies Lack Resources to Deliver Enterprise AI/ML Goals

SAN FRANCISCO – March 14, 2023 – Domino Data Lab, provider of an enterprise MLOps platform, has released a industry report, “Build A Winning AI Offense: C-Level Strategies for an ML-Fueled Revenue Engine.” The study determined that while data science is now a key revenue and innovation engine for the enterprise, most enterprise data and […]

@HPCpodcast: The AI Gold Rush, Virtual Quantum, an Advance for Silicon Photonics and Nuclear Energy for Future Supercomputers

In what may become a regular segment of the @HPCpodcast, Shahin and Doug cover important recent developments in HPC and AI that signal changes in markets and policies. Always, we keep an eye on where these developments fit into the big picture, what it all means. This time, we look at what may be AI’s “iPhone moment” (you guessed it: ChatGPT) and the ensuing AI gold rush that’s been gaining massive investment momentum since about 2015, much to the happiness of NVIDIA shareholders; virtual quantum computers; and how advances in silicon photonics could change the chip – and therefore the technology – industry….

Cognigy Joins AWS Independent Software Vendor Accelerate Program

DÜSSELDORF & SAN FRANCISCO — Conversational AI company Cognigy announced today it has been selected to participate in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Accelerate Program, a co-sell program for AWS Partners. Cognigy’s acceptance into the AWS ISV Accelerate Program enables the company to collaborate more closely with the AWS organization to […]

MindsDB Machine Learning Platform Raises $16.5M

San Francisco – February 7, 2023 – Machine learning platform maker MindsDB today announced a $16.5M Series A investment from Benchmark. MindsDB said the platform was built to speed up the process of building AI-powered applications. With more than 13,000 GitHub Stars and 70+ technology and data integrations, MindsDB has become one of the fastest […]

Carnegie Mellon’s Sandholm Earns AAAI Award for AI That Benefits Humanity

Feb. 2, 2023 — Tuomas Sandholm, a professor in Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science, will receive the AAAI Award for Artificial Intelligence for the Benefit of Humanity to recognize his contributions to the design and implementation of organ exchanges and their direct impact on both practice and policy. The award is among the most prestigious given by the […]

OpenAI Launches ChatGPT Subscription Offering

OpenAI, maker of the generative AI application ChatGPT that has created an internet sensation, has announced a subscription plan, ChatGPT Plus, for $20/month that pays for access to the app during peak time. “ChatGPT Plus is available to customers in the United States, and we will begin the process of inviting people from our waitlist […]

@HPCpodcast: On ‘Myths and Legends of HPC’ with the RIKEN Center’s Satoshi Matsuoka and Torsten Hoefler, ETH Zurich

There are so many great tech ideas, but how do you assess which ones will impact HPC? How do we filter out hype? In a new, future looking paper entitled “Myths and Legends in High-Performance Computing,” Satoshi Matsuoka, Jens Domke, Mohamed Wahib, Aleksandr Drozd, and Torsten Hoefler tackle 12 important topics, from major technology areas to specific capabilities and applications in HPC systems to come. In this episode, we talk with Satoshi and Torsten (one of them in an airport) about their paper, which helps formulate the right questions and initiates important discussion points by posing the topics as myths and legends in an enjoyable and humorous paper.

Panasas Announces PanView and Pan Move Software for HPC and AI Data Visibility and Mobility

SAN JOSE, February 1, 2023 – High-performance storage company Panasas today announced the general availability of PanView and PanMove, the company’s software products designed to improve data visibility and mobility at organizations deploying high performance computing (HPC), high performance data analytics (HPDA) and artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) workloads at scale. Panasas PanMove tools allow […]