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 https://t.co/ee5KdQlhJw @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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Detecting Objects from Space with Artificial Intelligence

News, Big Data & Data Mining, Defense, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Oil & Gas, Video Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 03 2016

To reveal deeper insights into important activities taking place around the world, DigitalGlobe’s advanced satellite constellation collects nearly 4 million km2 of high-resolution earth imagery each day. The company announced they will now rely on NVIDIA GPUs and deep learning to automatically identify objects such as airplanes, vehicles, and gray elephants, as well as to

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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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Share Your Science: Accelerating Digital Rock Physics with GPUs

Research, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Material Science, Oil & Gas, physics, Share Your Science, Simulation, SuperComputing, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 01 2016

James McClure, a Computational Scientist with Advanced Research Computing at Virginia Tech describes how they are using the NVIDIA Tesla GPU-accelerated Titan Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Their project involves mathematical models combined with 3D visualization to provide insight on how fluids move below the surface of the earth. This can ultimately be used

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