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artificial intelligenceNvidia has GPU with Tensor cores has 9 times deep learning speed of previous Nvidia GPU

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NVIDIA TITAN V is the most powerful graphics card ever created for the PC, driven by the world’s most advanced architecture—NVIDIA Volta. NVIDIA’s supercomputing GPU architecture is now here for your PC, and fueling breakthroughs in every industry. * Titan …

artificial intelligenceGoogle will put mini-TPUs into upcoming cellphones

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Nextbigfuture talked to an attendee of 2017 Google IO and he reported that Google will be putting mini versions of the second generation TPU (tensor processing unit) into all new google cellphones. The TPU is optimized for artificial intelligence and …

artificial intelligenceNvidia Volta GPU has over 120 Teraflops for Deep Learning and 5X power of Nvidia Pascal GPU

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NVIDIA today launched Volta™ — the world’s most powerful GPU computing architecture, created to drive the next wave of advancement in artificial intelligence and high performance computing. The company also announced its first Volta-based processor, the NVIDIA® Tesla® V100 data …

artificial intelligenceBest, most beautiful and most useful examples of dinosaur feathers found in amber

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An amber specimen is now said to hold one of the best, most beautiful and most useful examples of dinosaur feathers. In recent decades, it’s become increasingly clear that modern-day birds are related to dinosaurs. And, while specimens of amber …

artificial intelligenceDrone Tourism

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Every year, hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the Valley of the Temples, a large park of Greek ruins situated on the south-west coast of Sicily. But soon you could be able to get a drone’s-eye view of the sights. …

FPGAsChina gaining greater influence as lender of last resort for Russia, Argentina and Venezuela

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Quotes from the Godfather Movie about Debts and favors owed Bonasera: How much shall I pay you? Don Corleone: Bonasera, Bonasera, what have I ever done to make you treat me so disrespectfully? If you’d come to me in …

AMDAndroid has 80% of the smartphone market and Apple has 14%

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Global smartphone shipments grew 47 percent to hit 230 million devices in the second quarter of 2013, according to a new report from research firm Strategy Analytics. And Android captured record market share of 80 percent. Apple iOS reached 14 …

futureBrain simulation and graphene projects win Billion Euro Funding

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The European Commission has selected the two research proposals it will fund to the tune of half-a-billion euros each after a two-year, high-profile contest. The Human Brain Project, led by neuroscientist Henry Markram at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology …

futureThin Metamaterial Cloaking of static electric and magnetic fields

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Scientists at Southeast University in Nanjing have developed a “nearly perfect” cloaking device for hiding DC current, a building block toward optical invisibility. The DC cloak is also ultrathin — only 1 cm thick, which is the absolute limit for …

futureFirst Day of Solar City IPO going well

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WSJ – SolarCity’s shares opened at $9.25 on the Nasdaq Stock Market NDAQ -0.29% on Thursday, up 16% from their $8 IPO price. The stock continued its climb minutes after its first trade, rising 28% to $10.23 in recent action. …