IBM wants to accelerate AI learning with new processor tech

Posted in Hardware on 29th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Resistive chips could speed up neural network training 30,000 times.

Cooling liquids with a laser

Posted in Hardware on 28th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

The discovery could 'point cool' tiny areas with a focused point of light. Microprocessors might someday use a laser beam to cool components in computer chips to prevent overheating.

Nvidia launches Jetson TX1 GPU module to handle AI on drones and robots

Posted in Hardware on 11th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

The NVIDIA Jetson TX1 is teraflop computing in a credit card size form.

IBM Making Plans to Commercialize Its Brain-Inspired Computer Chip Hardware

Posted in Hardware on 17th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Phones and other compact devices with silicon neurons and synapses inside could be much more useful.

Neuromorphic Processors Could Mean Big Leap in Machine Learning

Posted in Software on 5th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

A start-up company called Knowm says it will soon begin commercializing a new technique for building neuromorphic computing chips.