GPUs and Deep Learning Could Help Control Robots in Space

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 01 2017

A six-person startup from Seattle developed augmented telerobotics software that gives humans better control of remotely operated robots which can be useful for exploring Mars or other planets. BluHaptics specializes in robotic control for underwater environments, but with a recently awarded grant funded by NASA, they are now applying their software to control robotic operations

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Microsoft Releases New Version of High-Performance, Open-Source, Deep Learning Toolkit

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 01 2017

Previously known as CNTK, the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit version 2.0 allows developers to create, train, and evaluate their own neural networks that can scale across multiple GPUs and multiple machines on massive data sets. The open-source toolkit, available on GitHub, offers hundreds of new features, performance improvements and fixes that have been added since the

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University of Bristol’s New Tesla P100-Accelerated Supercomputer

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 31 2017

Three times faster than its predecessor, Blue Crystal 4 (BC4) at University of Bristol can perform 600 trillion calculations per second and will accelerate the work of more than 1,000 researchers and engineers. According to Dr. Christopher Woods, EPSRC Research Software Engineer Fellow at the University of Bristol, “research that used to take a month,

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AI Helps Measure Properties of Stars

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 30 2017

Scientists from Australia and Denmark trained a deep learning system to classify and predict the ages of red giant stars. “Automated methods do exist, however considerable effort is required for defining and acquiring features,” mentioned the researchers in their paper in reference to why they leveraged deep learning for their work over conventional methods. “Furthermore,

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Developer Voices

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 26 2017

We love seeing all of the NVIDIA GPU-related tweets – here’s some that we came across this week: "Unless you've not been living under a rock, you know what this is ( pointing to a Titan GPU)". @MRAguy #deeplearning — Raghav (@SuperVoxel) May 19, 2017 My current dev box for #selfdriving #AI on #GPUs: triple

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