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Intel Announces Neuromorphic Loihi 2 AI HW And Lava SW

Intel Research believes that brain-like Neuromorphic computing could hold the key to AI efficiency and capabilities. Intel has announced the availability of the second generation “Loihi” chip to further research into neuromorphic computing techniques that more closely...

AI Hardware: Harder Than It Looks

The second AI HW Summit took place in the heart of Silicon Valley on September 17-18, with nearly fifty speakers presenting to over 500 attendees (almost twice the size of last year’s inaugural audience). While I cannot possibly cover all the interesting companies on...

Putting HPC To Work To Accelerate COVID-19 Research

The US arsenal of supercomputers has officially been opened up for COVID-19 research. The White House recently announced the new COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, which will allow researchers worldwide to access to the world’s most powerful HPC resources...

Qualcomm Technologies AI Software: Broad And Deep AI.

Qualcomm software supports multiple hardware accelerators in both Snapdragon and Cloud implementations, while making it easy for developers. We have taken a deeper look into the software that makes Snapdragon the best AI for mobile devices and enables the Cloud AI100...

Synopsys Lays Out The Benefits Of AI

At the annual Synopsys User Group Meeting, CEO Aart de Geuss explains the industry dynamics in an engineering world transformed by AI. I won’t start this blog by talking about Chat GPT. You’re tired of hearing about it, right? But the same technology (reinforcement...

Using AI To Build Better Chips

With so many startups and large semiconductor firms racing to get new AI chips to market, electronic tool and design service firms like Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor Graphics are looking for new approaches to help designers speed their time to market. Ironically, one...

How Might OpenAI Outcomes Impact Nvidia, AMD, Intel And Microsoft?

The story keeps changing, but one thing is for sure. There will be one more AI vendor who will need tens of thousands of new GPUs. As the Loony Tunes saga continues, thanks to the OpenAI board of directors (”Th.. Th.. Th.. That’s all, Folks!”), a ton of meetings in...

Cadence Design Announces Second-Generation IP For Edge AI

AI is penetrating nearly every market and every device, causing leading microprocessor developers to rethink their SoC to enable fast AI execution at low power. The global edge AI hardware market size was valued at $6.88 billion in 2020, and is projected to reach...

NVIDIA Launches Ampere A100 GPU For Data Center Computing And AI

Figure 1: NVIDIA shared performance comparisons across a range of precisions. Note the huge performance increase for sparse matrix operations. Note the banks of 6 HBM chips. image:NVIDIA While many of us missed watching Jensen Huang on stage in his trademark leather...

NVIDIA GTC: “DPU” Smart NIC And More

NVIDIA Co-founder and CEO Jensen Huang rarely disappoints his audience nor his investors. This week he once again delivered the goods at the GPU Technology Conference. Announcing a broad range of hardware and software innovations, Jensen made it clear that he intends...