IBM Watson CTO to Keynote at GPU Technology Conference

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 09 2016

Rob High, IBM Fellow, VP and chief technology officer for Watson, will deliver a keynote at the GPU Technology Conference in Silicon Valley on April 6. Watson was an overnight sensation when it competed on Jeopardy! against two former winners to win $1 million. Watson is among the first of a new generation of cognitive

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Simulating Real-World Floods on GPUs

Research, Climate/Weather/Ocean Modeling, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), CUDA, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 08 2016

Flood risk assessment is important in minimizing damages and economic losses caused by flood events. A team of researchers from Vienna University of Technology and visual computing firm VRVis, are using GPUs to run fast simulations of large-scale scenarios, including river flooding, storm-water events and underground flows. The researcher’s primary interest is in decision-making systems, where they evaluate

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Deep Learning to Help Preserve Privacy from Wearable Cameras

Research, Caffe, Higher Education / Academia, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 07 2016

Wearable cameras are opening up exciting new applications, but will also require new techniques to help people preserve their privacy. A group of researchers from Indiana University and Olin College used the Caffe deep learning framework and a Tesla K20 GPU to automatically detect private content on monitors that people may not want to be

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Share Your Science: Accelerating Graph Analytics with GPUs

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 04 2016

Brad Bebee, CEO of Blazegraph, shares how their Blazegraph GPU solution is using Tesla K40/K80 GPUs to accelerate graph queries and very large scale graph analytics. Drug discovery researchers are employing their solution and using graph analytics to identify new disease treatment possibilities for existing approved drugs. Watch Brad’s talk “Overcoming the Barriers of Graphs on GPUs:

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Facebook Donating 200 GPUs to European Researchers

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 03 2016

The Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) lab announced a new Research Partnership Program to spur advances in Artificial Intelligence and machine learning — Facebook will be giving out 25 servers powered with GPUs, free of charge. The first recipient to receive 32 GPUs in four GPU servers is Klaus-Robert Müller of TU Berlin. “Dr. Müller

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