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Intel Python… and some Lesser Known Packages

Beyond NumPy and SciPy, library packages that deliver useful functions Intel Python comes with approximately 95 of the Anaconda packages compared to the 700 available with Anaconda. If you install the full Anaconda you get 150 packages and the rest can be installed using conda. If you want to see …

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Deep Learning, Python and Intel Libraries: A Chat with Intel’s Kent Moffat

Automating the drudgery of repetitive tasks is one of the key applications of Deep Learning, a subset of machine learning. In this interview with Go Parallel Editor Michael Krieger, Intel Sr Product Manager Kent Moffat discusses how developers can take advantage of the new Intel Distribution for Python and libraries that …

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Deep Neural Networks Accelerated by Intel MKL-DNN

Easing image recognition, new cognitive tasks through new extensions to Intel Math Kernel Library (MKL) One area of AI that is becoming increasingly popular is Deep Neural Networks. Put simply, they are made of multiple layers with one or more hidden layers in a neural network between the input and …

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Analytics, Food Science Expand Knowledge of Processed Foods Ingredients

Technology akin to personalized medicine tests the makeup and hygiene of manufactured foods for regulators and consumers, says Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John O’Donnell Ever wonder what’s in a hot dog? And, did you ever think that bit of morbid curiosity would drive significant investment in development of practical genomic …

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Intel on IoT: From Drones to Athletic Training

Intel has a broad range of offerings that demonstrate their commitment to IoT. In this blog, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John O’Donnell looks at three of them in detail. Smart, responsive technology integrated and packaged to suit specific requirements span wide functional, market range The series of Internet of Things …

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Parallel Universe Magazine Fall 2016 Issue Now Available

Developers seeking to get the most out of parallel processing will find a slew of rich resources in the newly released issue of Parallel Universe Magazine (PUM). Featuring an article on code modernization for Xeon Phi, and with additional focus on Machine Learning and big data, parallel languages and tools, …

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Intel-Backed Research Moves Quantum Computing Closer to Reality

image courtesy Delft University of Technology Holding logic gate open 100x longer than previously, researcher calls .4 ms “nearly an eternity” for a computer. Dutch researchers have come a bit closer to achieving quantum computing with ordinary silicon wafers, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John O’Donnell …

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Intel Partners to Personalize Medicine to Fight Disease, Better Prosthetics, Aid Genomics

Three different but related efforts demonstrate the power of HPC in customizing medical advances to individual needs

Intel partnerships are putting ‘personal’ back in medicine with new wearables to aid Huntington’s victims, HPC-level genome decoding, and 3D-printed smart brace for young scoliosis victims, as outlined in this blog by Slashdot…

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Rewriting AI code for more parallelization yields huge performance boost

Xeon Phi boosts image-recognition 50x, general purpose Xeon CPUs net over 25x increase in performance

Less than 5% of today’s workloads run on CPU/GPU combinations today, but Intel has demonstrated how recoding for its Xeon Phi processor along with Xeon CPUs can yield dramatic performance boosts, as outlined in this…

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Deep Learning with Python TensorFlow

Revealing hidden patterns as part of machine learning systems

Using artificial neural networks, Deep Learning aims to yield ‘artificial intelligence-like’ results by finding hidden patterns, as demonstrated in this blog by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton

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