How a Boston Startup Plans to Poach Poachers in Africa Using Intelligent Drones

Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Social Impact

Lan Malin, posted Jun 29 2017

Across the African savanna, 25,000 elephants and 1,000 rhinos are killed by poachers each year, according to some estimates. At this rate, they’ll be extinct within two decades.

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Share Your Science: Understanding Cancer Biology with GPUs

Research, Computational Chemistry, CUDA, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Molecular Dynamics, Share Your Science, Social Impact, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 29 2016

Gil Speyer, Senior Postdoctoral Fellow at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) shares how NVIDIA technology is accelerating the computer processing of transcriptomes from thousands of cells gleaned from patient tumor samples.

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Autonomous Robotic Surgery Moving to Reality, With Help of GPUs

Corporate, GPU Computing, Science, Social Impact

Lan Malin, posted Jun 17 2016

When you’re headed into surgery, you want a doc with unmatched skill, proven experience and steady hands. Or maybe just a really good robot.

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GPUs Help Measure Rising Sea Levels in Real-Time

Research, Climate/Weather/Ocean Modeling, CUDA, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Medical and LifeSciences, Social Impact, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 29 2016

Sea levels have traditionally been measured by marks on land – but the problem with this approach is that parts of the earth’s crust move too.

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Deep Learning Helps Robot Learn to Walk the Way Humans Do

Features, Research, Autonomous, Cloud, Higher Education / Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Social Impact

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jan 19 2016

University of California, Berkeley researchers are using deep learning and NVIDIA GPUs to create a new generation of robots that adapt to changing environments and new situations without a human reprogramming them.

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Pedestrian-Following Service Robots Made Possible with CUDA Acceleration

Research, Academic, Autonomous, C/C++, CUDA, GeForce, Robotics, Social Impact

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jan 13 2016

A team of researchers from Seoul National University built a pedestrian-following service robot to drive smart shopping carts and other autonomous helpers.

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Identifying Endangered Whales with Deep Neural Networks

Research, Cloud, cuDNN, Data Science, Deep Learning, GeForce, Image Processing, Python, Social Impact

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jan 11 2016

With less than 500 North Atlantic right whales left in the world’s oceans, knowing the health and status of each whale is integral to the efforts of researchers working to protect the species from extinction.

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