Nvidia GPUs for data science, analytics, and distributed machine learning using Python with Dask

Artificial Intelligence Nvidia has been more than a hardware company for a long time. As its GPUs are broadly used to run machine learning workloads, machine learning has become a key priority for Nvidia. In its GTC event this week, Nvidia made a number of related points, aiming to build on machine learning and extend to data science and analytics.  Nvidia wants to “couple software and hardware to deliver the…

March 22, 2019
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Humans actually think like computers, a Johns Hopkins study says

Looks like a kitchen floor to me. (Screenshot: ZDNet) Artificial Intelligence Do you realize what you’ve become? Yes, you think you’re a beautifully human, sentient being. You think you’re a unique example of the species, fascinating in every aspect. Or have all those gadgets you’ve been using turned you into something of a predictable machine? I only ask because of a new study from Johns Hopkins University, in which researchers…

March 22, 2019
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Interacting with cars: What’s on the horizon?

For years, Nuance Communications has helped the automotive industry integrate sophisticated voice-based technologies into cars. The company works with nearly every major automaker, and its user-interface software is installed in almost half of the vehicles sold around the world. If you have a relatively new car, there’s a good chance you use Nuance’s technology for voice dialing, to control navigation by voice, to enter destinations or to play music. Now,…

March 22, 2019
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BrandPost: CIOs and AI: Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities

Cathleen Southwick, CIO at Pure Storage, has provided strategic IT leadership for multibillion-dollar businesses. She has expertise in a broad range of areas, including technology strategy and roadmaps.  Previously, Cathleen spent 22 years at AT&T, most recently as vice president of technology engineering. IDG recently sat down with Cathleen Southwick, CIO at Pure Storage®, to discuss some of the challenges and opportunities that artificial intelligence (AI) poses for CIOs, and…

March 19, 2019
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