Amazon Releases Open-Source Deep Learning Software

News, Research, Cloud, Development Tools & Libraries, Image Processing, Internet / Communications, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 11 2016

With hundreds of millions of customers shopping daily on Amazon, it’s critical they help them discover the right product from their massive catalog of products. Amazon’s Deep Scalable Sparse Tensor Network Engine (DSSTNE or “Destiny”) is a deep learning framework built from the ground up to help researchers develop search and recommendation systems. With multi-GPU

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Scientists Gather at University of Delaware for OpenACC Hackathon

Events, Research, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Government / National Labs, Higher Education / Academia, Medical & Life Sciences, OpenACC, physics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 10 2016

Oak Ridge National Lab, NVIDIA and PGI launched the OpenACC Hackathon initiative last year to help scientists accelerate applications on GPUs. OpenACC was selected as a primary tool since it offers acceleration without significant programming effort and works great with existing application codes. University of Delaware (UDEL) hosted a five-day Hackathon last week. Selected teams

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Share Your Science: Visualizing Protein Structures with High Performance Computing

Research, Big Data & Data Mining, Cluster / Supercomputing, Higher Education / Academia, Medical & Life Sciences, Share Your Science, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 09 2016

Dr. Wojtek Goscinski, High Performance Computing Manager at the Monash University eResearch Center, shares how his team is using supercomputers accelerated by NVIDIA Tesla GPUs to process and analyze big data to create visualizations of large-scale molecular datasets. Dr. Goscinski mentions they are able to process their data within hours with GPUs as opposed to

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St. Louis Spectacular: Student Robot Builders Battle in FIRST Medieval-Themed Competition

Embedded Computing, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted May 06 2016

More than 20,000 student inventors and their armed robots battled for medieval-themed strongholds over four days of brisk competition at last week’s FIRST Championship. Five of the 20 high school teams we backed in this year’s competition were among the 600 teams in St. Louis for the finals with their battle-ready robots. At stake: $25 […]

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Weekly Social Roundup from Twitter

News, Business Intelligence & Analytics, cuDNN, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Weekly Social Roundup

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 06 2016

We love seeing all of the GPU-related tweets – here’s some that we came across this week: #HPEAspire great session on how @nvidia @hpe deep level machine learning can solve more of the world's problems together #HPC — Heath Muchmore (@MuchmoreIT) May 5, 2016 Crossing my fingers we get a @nvidia #DGX1! #DeepLearning is cool,

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