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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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Intel Claims Current and Future Artificial Intelligence Dominance

CPU vs GPU battle heats up but Intel is well positioned in both area

At this year’s Intel Developer Forum, a new focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) was highlighted, and the latest Xeon Phi GPUs are on the bleeding edge, according to this blog by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John…

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Intel Developer Forum Brings Push for Machine Learning, AI, IoT and more

Intel rolls out new supercomputing Xeon Phi to process IoT data, super-fast photonics pipes to transport

Among the slew of announcements at last week’s IDF came debuts of a new Xeon Phi, systems focused on AI, and photonics-based transport that will “light up silicon” for the first time, according to…

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Intel Open-Sources Framework for Hyperscale SDI in Traditional Datacenters

Rack Scale Design turns traditional racks into super-configurable, super-efficient cloud platforms using open-source spec supported by DMTF

Intel’s decision to open-source its Rack Scale Design framework may help drive efficiency up at thousands of data centers, according to this blog by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John O’Donnell

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C++ Accelerated Massive Parallelism: CPU, GPU And Your Code

Are GPUs poised to replace general purpose CPUs? GPUs have evolved into a role far beyond their beginning as graphics co-processors. Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton looks at massively parallel constructs and how to apply GPU muscle to them The rise of the GPU (Graphical Processing Unit) to help …

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Big Data Analysis: Python, R or Both?

New libraries and tools bring Python squarely into the Big Data Fold Coders have strong language preferences, and scientific and math coders are no exception. However, with new tools emerging, some “R” and Python fans may now want to play on the other team. This article from Slashdot Media Contributing …

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Intel: Open-Source Datacenter-Telemetry Framework is First Step to Cloud Automation

Eventually, datacenter hardware will manage its own workload to optimize Cloud performance Intel Corp. has released systems-monitoring software to make Cloud computing more efficient by getting datacenter hardware to manage its own workloads and performance. The monitor, “Snap,” is a modular framework designed to automate performance management of Cloud implementations …

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Intel Reveals Xeon Phi and the Power of Standardized HPCs

New processor helps drive effort to create supercomputing for the masses, but reference architectures and guidance do the real work Intel Corp. has released new details about the next version of its Xeon Phi supercomputing processor, as part of a series of announcements detailing an effort to bring supercomputing closer …

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