machine learning

artificial intelligenceQuantum Computing and AI Models Larger Proteins to Find New Drugs

ProteinQure uses quantum computing, molecular simulations and reinforcement learning to engineer new drugs. They combine state-of-the-art structure-based algorithms, including molecular dynamics simulations and machine learning. Their design platform explores vast regions of sequence space and predict functional properties of therapeutics …

artificial intelligenceHow You Walk and Hold Your Device Could Replace Passwords

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is looking at 46 ways to identify a person for mobile devices that do not involve passwords. They are looking at how you walk, swipe and hold your device among other methods to not …

artificial intelligenceAI Can Be Used to Find Good CO2 Absorbing Micro Capsules

Micro-Encapsulated CO2 Sorbents (MECS) are a possible technology to capture carbon from the atmosphere. They are tiny, reusable capsules full of a sodium carbonate solution that can absorb carbon dioxide from the air. Scientists run three fluids through a series …

machine learningPractical Use of D-Wave Quantum Annealing

Murray Thom is VP of software and cloud services at D-Wave Systems. D-Wave currently sells a 2000 qubit quantum annealing machine and provides access to the system via a cloud service. D-Wave will provide an upgraded 5600 qubit system with …

artificial intelligenceEconomic Growth and AI Progress Depends on Better Hardware

Improved computer performance has been driving the boom in deep learning and artificial intelligence. 50% of the productivity growth for the world for the past 40 years in the US and the world came from the massive improvements in computer …

artificial intelligenceWave Computing’s Dataflow Acceleration of Deep Learning

Wave Computing accelerates deep learning by using dataflow technology to eliminate the need for a host and co-processor in the processing of a neural network. In November, 2018, Wave Computing closed their Series E funding round at $86 million. Total …

artificial intelligenceGraphcore Chips Could Speed Up AI by 100 Times

Graphcore’s IPU (Intelligence Processing Unit) accelerators and Poplar software together make the fastest and most flexible platform for current and future machine intelligence applications, lowering the cost of AI in the cloud and datacenter, improving performance and efficiency by between …

artificial intelligenceCEO of TAE Technologies Says They Will Begin Commercialization of Fusion by 2023

TAE Technologies will bring a fusion-reactor technology to commercialization in the next five years, its CEO Michl Binderbauer announced recently at the University of California, Irvine. UPDATE- I was emailed by TAE Technologies and they say they will begin commercialization …

artificial intelligenceQuantum Artificial Neural Network Model with Exponential Speedup

Researchers have proposed a model for perceptrons to be directly implemented on near-term quantum processing devices, and we have experimentally tested it on a 5-qubits IBM quantum computer based on superconducting technology. Our algorithm presents an exponential advantage over classical …

artificial intelligenceAI Common Sense Reasoning

Today’s machine learning systems are more advanced than ever, capable of automating increasingly complex tasks and serving as a critical tool for human operators. Despite recent advances, however, a critical component of Artificial Intelligence (AI) remains just out of reach …