Vulkan C++ Bindings reloaded

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer, DesignWorks, Vulkan

Markus Tavenrath, posted Sep 19 2016

A few months have passed since we’ve wrote about the Vulkan C++ bindings on the developer blog. Since then we’ve constantly been improving the API to simplify the usage to make it even easier to use Vulkan. Most of the improvements in this update are related to array handling and error handling, though we’ve also changed the basic interface a little bit.

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Find Furniture You Love with Houzz’s New Visual Recognition Tool

News, CUDA, cuDNN, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 16 2016

With 40 million monthly unique users, Houzz is leveraging deep learning technology to make it easier for people to discover and buy products and materials that inspire them. “People come to Houzz because they want to get everything they need to improve their homes in one place, from inspiration to execution,” said Alon Cohen, Houzz

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Microsoft’s Voice Recognition Technology Almost as Accurate as Humans

News, Research, cuDNN, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Signal / Audio Processing, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 15 2016

Microsoft reached a new milestone in the development of more accurate speech recognition. Using a cluster of Tesla M40 GPUs and the cuDNN version of Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK), their latest version of the technology achieved the lowest word error rate (WER) in the industry. “Our best single system achieves an error rate of 6.9%

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Artificial Intelligence Software Easily Generates Digital Art

Research, CUDA, cuDNN, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 15 2016

Researchers from Adobe and University of California, Berkeley developed software that automatically generates images inspired by the color and shape of the digital brushstroke. The software uses deep neural networks to learn the features of landscapes and architecture, like the appearance of grass or blue skies. Drawing a dark-colored, upside-down V triggers the AI to

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