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Artificial Intelligence Trounces Humans in Poker Tournament

Ability for program to bluff crucial in big AI tournament win An artificial intelligence (AI) computer program developed by Carnegie Mellon University has soundly defeated four of the world’s top poker players in a 20-day poker competition in Pittsburgh. The AI program, named Libratus, beat the professional poker players by a combined $1.7 million in […]

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New Deep Learning SDK from Intel: Open-Source Framework and Tools Boost AI

Deep Learning (DL) is the hottest thing in AI; now Intel offers tools to enable HPC and big-data users to reap the benefits DL offers. Intel has released a series of tools and frameworks designed to make it easier for organizations to expand their use of deep-learning techniques for everything from advanced analytics to voice-response […]

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AI Developer Days: View Proceedings from Paris, Munich Conferences

The demand for artificial intelligence (AI) has fueled an explosion in machine learning and Deep Learning functionality for a broad range of applications. To help meet that demand, Intel has held a series of AI Developer days around the world. Topics include Machine Learning, Cognitive Computing, and how to get the most out of your hardware […]

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Models, Frameworks Accelerate Deep Learning for Enterprise Big Data

Deep Learning is the cutting edge of AI, but proven data and deployment models and available frameworks make it a solid practical choice for advanced analytics Deep learning techniques are advancing artificial-intelligence based analytics far enough that a team of researchers at MIT has succeeded in getting a computer to predict the future. In December, […]

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Machine Learning For Developers

Machine Learning and its cousin Deep Learning are becoming increasingly important in a data-driven world. The last couple of years has really seen Machine Learning (ML) take off in popularity and if you are a software developer you might be considering getting into it. After all it’s just another programming technique that you can add […]

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Intel Doubles Down on AI, Autonomous Vehicles, VR For Enterprise

Kaby Lake Core chip: source: Intel: New chips, new graphics, analytics and ways to interact will expand work, play and research with as dramatic an effect as the Industrial Revolution, CEO Krzanich says. Intel Corp. has reiterated its commitment to artificial intelligence, machine learning and a host of other high–performance datacenter technologies toward which CEO […]

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SC16: Intel Announces New Chips, HPC, and AI Technology

Intel announced several new high-performance computing (HPC) products mid-November at the Supercomputing 2016 (SC16) conference in Salt Lake City. According to Intel’s news release, here are some highlights of the announcements: • Broadwell processor. Intel introduced the Intel Xeon E5-2699A v4 processor, which is the chipmaker’s fastest two-socket processor. • Intel HPC Orchestrator. Intel has […]

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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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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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