13 Wafer Scale Chips for an Exaflop AI Supercomputer

Cerebras Systems, the pioneer in accelerating artificial intelligence (AI) compute, today unveiled Andromeda, a 13.5 million core AI supercomputer, now available and being used for commercial and academic work. Built with a cluster of 16 Cerebras CS-2 systems and leveraging Cerebras MemoryX and SwarmX technologies, Andromeda delivers more than 1 Exaflop of AI compute and …

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The Future of Self-driving Cars

I have researched the major self driving car companies. We know Argo AI failed. They were ranked 5th in California based upon disengagement miles. Disengagement miles is a misleading statistic. It is only somewhat predictive. Argo had $4 billion or so of funding and 2100 employees. Ford after pulling the plug said Argo was over …

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Winners in Robotaxi Tech Can 100X? Who Wins? By How Much?

I have looked at all of the dozens of self-driving car companies. I looked at many of the 80 LIDAR (laser radar) companies. I cut through all of the noise, complexity and confusion. Robotaxis will change the world and are a multi-trillion opportunity. Companies have spent over a hundred billion dollars already and even more …

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Next Generation AbramsX Tank

The General Dynamics Land Systems Abrams X is a main battle tank for the next generation, featuring reduced weight for improved mobility and transportability and delivering the same tactical range as the M1A2 Abrams with 50% less fuel consumption. The AbramsX’s hybrid power pack supports the U.S. Army’s climate and electrification strategies, enhances silent watch …

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A-Eye Can See Millions of Colors for Better Automation

Researchers at Northeastern have built a device that can recognize “millions of colors” using new artificial intelligence techniques. “In the world of automation, shapes and colors are the most commonly used items by which a machine can recognize objects,” Kar says. The breakthrough is twofold. Researchers were able to engineer two-dimensional material whose special quantum …

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DARPA Offroad Self Driving Races

DARPA’s Robotic Autonomy in Complex Environments with Resiliency (RACER) program has had several off road races. Experiment 1 took place March-April 2022 on six courses of combat-relevant terrain. The teams did more than 40 autonomous runs of about 2 miles each and reached speeds just under 20 miles per hour. The biggest challenge the teams …

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