Your Brain’s Capacity is 10 Times Greater Than Earlier Expected

Research, GeForce, Medical and LifeSciences, Medical Imaging, Neuroscience

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 08 2016

Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and several collaborators used NVIDIA GPUs to create a highly detailed 3D digital reconstruction of tissue from a rat’s hippocampus, the memory center of the brain. The reconstruction, powered by TITAN GPUs, helped the researchers precisely determine the number and  size categories of synapses — the connections

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Weekly Social Roundup

News, CUDA, GeForce, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Weekly Social Roundup

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 05 2016

We love seeing all of the social media posts from developers using NVIDIA GPUs – here are a few highlights from the week: My New Workstation for Machine Learning, x99 with Geforce gtx980 @GPUComputing — Ozan Gunaydin (@Dozimas) February 1, 2016 Finally learning the fundamentals of deep learning @NVIDIA s #DLWorkshop. Looking forward to

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Vulkan Memory Management

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer, Vulkan

Chris Hebert, posted Feb 04 2016

Vulkan offers another key difference to OpenGL with respect to memory allocation. When it comes to managing memory allocations as well as assigning it to individual resources, the OpenGL driver does most of the work for the developer. This allows applications to be developed, tested and deployed very quickly.

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GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer, NVIDIA Shield

Anthony Cascio, posted Feb 02 2016

2016 is going to be a very exciting year for NVIDIA at GDC. We’ll be demonstrating the most advanced real-time rendering for VR and video games, as well as the NVIDIA SHIELD platform.

Between our booth, developer labs, presentations, meetings, and other activities, this is going to be our biggest, most exciting GDC yet.

We can't wait to see you at the show!

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NVIDIA GPUs Power First Self-Driving Shuttle

News, Automotive, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, Higher Education / Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 02 2016

The six-passenger WEpod shuttle became the world’s first vehicle without a steering wheel to be given license plates. Without any special lanes, magnets or rails, the shuttle successfully navigates between two towns in the Netherlands. Created by a team of researchers from Delft University of Technology, WEpod use NVIDIA GPUs to tackle the massive computing

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