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Asus debuts new mini PC and hobbyist boards for AI edge computing workloads

Asus debuts new mini PC and hobbyist boards for AI edge computing workloads

At CES 2020, Asus took the wraps off a trio of AI edge computing solutions, including two tinkerer boards with embedded Google Edge TPUs.
Google AI chief Jeff Dean interview: Machine learning trends in 2020

Google AI chief Jeff Dean interview: Machine learning trends in 2020

Google AI chief Jeff Dean talks about the carbon footprint of machine learning, how ML can help design ASIC chips for ML, and 2020 trends.
Google’s Coral AI edge hardware launches out of beta

Google’s Coral AI edge hardware launches out of beta

Google announced that its Coral development hardware, which launched in beta in March 2019, is now generally available in more markets.
Why is it so hard to make a running shoe without plastic?

Why is it so hard to make a running shoe without plastic?

It took Veja four years of development to produce the Condor, a performance running shoe that dispenses with as much plastic as possible.
Tachyum Raises $25M for Universal Processor ‘Faster Than Xeon, Smaller Than ARM’

Tachyum Raises $25M for Universal Processor ‘Faster Than Xeon, Smaller Than ARM’

A small startup received $25M in funding for a chip it claims is both faster than Intel's Xeon and smaller than ARM's Cortex family. That's quite a pair of claims. The post Tachyum Raises $25M for
MLPerf: Google’s Cloud TPUs and Nvidia’s Tesla V100 break AI training records

MLPerf: Google’s Cloud TPUs and Nvidia’s Tesla V100 break AI training records

MLPerf released new training benchmark results today with record results from Nvidia's Tesla V100 GPU and Google's Cloud TPU v3 Pods.
Why Google believes machine learning is its future

Why Google believes machine learning is its future

We heard so much about machine learning at Google I/O this year.
Google’s newest Cloud TPU Pods feature over 1,000 TPUs

Google’s newest Cloud TPU Pods feature over 1,000 TPUs

Google today announced that its second- and third-generation Cloud TPU Pods — its scalable cloud-based supercomputers with up to 1,000 of its custom Tensor Processing Units — are now publicly
Adidas’s zero-waste sneaker is a simple idea that took years to execute

Adidas’s zero-waste sneaker is a simple idea that took years to execute

The idea behind the Futurecraft.Loop is simple, but making it real took years of work.
MIT Develops Algorithm to Accelerate Neural Network Evaluation by 200x

MIT Develops Algorithm to Accelerate Neural Network Evaluation by 200x

AI researchers have found a method of identifying likely neural network architectures that are 200 times faster than previous methods. The goal? Democratizing AI. The post MIT Develops Algorithm to
How Makimoto’s Wave Explains the Tsunami of Specialized AI Processors Headed for Market

How Makimoto’s Wave Explains the Tsunami of Specialized AI Processors Headed for Market

There's a huge amount of work being done in AI right now, a number of specialized processors headed for market, and a name for the trend that's driving it all towards us. The post How Makimoto’s Wave
Google’s Edge TPU Debuts in New Development Board

Google’s Edge TPU Debuts in New Development Board

Google has announced its TPU solution for edge computing and launched new low-cost dev options for both a complete board and a separate USB accelerator. The post Google’s Edge TPU Debuts in New
Google Cloud Text-to-Speech adds 31 WaveNet voices, 7 languages and dialects

Google Cloud Text-to-Speech adds 31 WaveNet voices, 7 languages and dialects

Google's Cloud Text-to-Speech API has gained 31 new WaveNet voices, 7 new languages and dialects, and more. Cloud Speech-to-Text, meanwhile, is now cheaper.Read More
Facebook is Working on Its Own Custom AI Silicon

Facebook is Working on Its Own Custom AI Silicon

Facebook is the latest firm to discuss its own efforts to build custom AI processors. Is the era of the general purpose CPU drawing to a close? The post appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Google updates Cloud Video API with speech transcription and announces second-generation TPU pod pricing

Google updates Cloud Video API with speech transcription and announces second-generation TPU pod pricing

Google introduced updates to its Cloud Video Intelligence API todayt like speech transcription and pricing for second-generation tensor processing units.
Google and Facebook Are Teaming Up on Artificial Intelligence Tech

Google and Facebook Are Teaming Up on Artificial Intelligence Tech

It involves AI software for developers and Google's custom machine-learning chips.
How AI is decommoditizing the chip industry

How AI is decommoditizing the chip industry

GUEST: Since the early days of computing, there has always been this idea that artificial intelligence would one day change the world. We’ve seen this future depicted in countless pop culture
Google is making a fast specialized TPU chip for edge devices and a suite of services to support it

Google is making a fast specialized TPU chip for edge devices and a suite of services to support it

In a pretty substantial move into trying to own the entire AI stack, Google today announced that it will be rolling out a version of its Tensor Processing Unit — a custom chip optimized for its
Google’s Cloud TPU comes to Europe and Asia with preemptible pricing

Google’s Cloud TPU comes to Europe and Asia with preemptible pricing

Google is bringing Cloud TPU, it's cloud-hosted machine learning hardware, to European and Asian regions and introducing preemptible pricing.
IBM Aims To Reduce Power Needed For Neural Net Training By 100x

IBM Aims To Reduce Power Needed For Neural Net Training By 100x

Custom silicon for speeding up AI inferencing is here, but IBM wants to go further and use a hybrid computing architecture and elements of resistive computing to also improve the efficiency of