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The Latest News in AI

We follow all the moves made by the leaders and challengers in AI semis and services. Here are recent announcements that caught our eye:

What’s Next For On-Device AI? Ask Qualcomm Read more>>
The NewReality: Fast Inference Processing For 90% Less? Read more>>
Synopsys Certifies AI-Lead Design And IP Solutions For Samsung’s 2nm Read more>>
MLPerf Training 4.0: It’s All About Scale Read more>>
Nvidia Matures Its AI, While AMD Plays Catchup At Computex Read more>>

Cambrian AI Visions: Meet the Leaders

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explore the explosion

What’s with the “Cambrian-AI” theme?

A few years ago, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang used the term “Cambrian Explosion” to refer to the rapid growth in AI models. I think the term is appropriate to both AI software models and the specialized hardware that accelerates AI. I began publishing an annual blog in January 2019, summarizing the year’s innovations and forecasting what we expect for the coming year. But I am getting ahead of the story…