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europeEU $1.2 supercomputer project to several 10-100 PetaFLOP computers by 2020 and exaFLOP by 2022

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The European Union will spend one billion euros ($1.2 billion) to try to catch up to China, the U.S. and Japan in supercomputing. The goal of the project is for Europe to acquire two “world-class” supercomputers, capable of at least …

europeEU proposes 1 billion euro investment in world class supercomputers over the next 3-5 years

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The European Commission contribution in EuroHPC will be around EUR 486 million under the current Multiannual Financial Framework, matched by a similar amount from Member States and associated countries. Overall, around EUR 1 billion of public funding would be invested …

carsNvidia AI and multi-petaOps chips for class 5 automated cars within 4 years

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Nvidia Corp chief executive Jensen Huang said on Thursday artificial intelligence would enable fully automated cars within 4 years, but sought to tamp down expectations for a surge in demand for its chips from cryptocurrency miners. “It will take no …

exaflopAMD reveals PetaFLOP supercomputer in a single rack

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Yesterday, AMD revealed the Project 47 supercomputer was powered by 20 AMD EPYC 7601 processors and 80 Radeon Instinct GPUs. It is a petaFLOP supercomputer in a rack. Other hardware included 10TB of Samsung memory and 20 Mellanox 100G cards …

artificial intelligenceMark Zuckerberg has made a Jarvis Artificial Intelligence for his home

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So far this year, Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO) built a simple AI that he can talk to on his phone and computer, that can control his home, including lights, temperature, appliances, music and security, that learns my tastes and patterns, …

artificial intelligenceAmazon building an app that matches truck drivers to shippers

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Amazon is building an app that matches truck drivers with shippers, a new service that would deepen its presence in the $800 billion trucking industry. The app, scheduled to launch next summer, is designed to make it easier for truck …

artificial intelligenceChina inducting J20 stealth fighters into air force as active service planes

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At least six J-20s stealth fighters are in active service, with four tail numbers 78271,78272,78273 and 78274 identified. And another six are ready to be delivered by end of Dec 2016 According to the Chinese aviation expert Dafeng Cao who …

exaflopNuclear Energy Startups want to make nuclear energy radically less expensive like Spacex has made orbital launch cheaper

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In graduate school at the University of Wisconsin, Rachel Slaybaugh began studying the Boltzmann Transport Equation — “a single equation that describes where all of the neutrons are in a nuclear system,” Slaybaugh explains. “Anything in a nuclear system starts …

chinaGoogle’s progress on inventing the future – diagnosing disease, AI advancing genetics and much more

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Eric Schmidt wants to invent the future. He sees the need to produce more entrepreneurs everywhere, right, in every industry, all around the world. This will create literally millions of jobs and ultimately trillions of dollars of wealth for all …

artificial intelligenceDiamond on silicon chips are running at 100 Gigahertz and can also make power chips for directing 10,000 volts

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Diamond computer chips running at 100-GHz have been demonstrated by Akhan Semiconductor. They are currently using design rules in the 100s of nanometers. Developers are focusing on power applications on 12-inch wafers. They hope to drive down the costs of …