Tag: machine learning

The Weekly Top Five

May 26, 2011 |

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover the NC State effort to overcome the memory limitations of multicore chips; the sale of the first-ever commercial quantum computing system; Cray’s first GPU-accelerated machine; speedier machine learning algorithms; and the connection between shrinking budgets and increased reliance on modeling and simulation.

Watson Goes Undefeated in Three-Night Jeopardy Series

Feb 17, 2011 |

IBM super beats humans at their own game. Next up: calling Doctor Watson.

Supercomputer Pummels Jeopardy Champs

Feb 16, 2011 |

Watson humbles humans on match’s second night.

Watson Supercomputer Draws to a Tie in First Round of Jeopardy Match

Feb 15, 2011 |

Computer’s deafness costs it a decisive win.

Watson’s Debut Sparks Intelligent Conversation

Feb 15, 2011 |

Jeopardy’s first ever “man-versus-machine” contest has us all wondering about the future of artificial intelligence.

Machine Learns Language Starting with the Facts

Oct 5, 2010 |

When it comes to understanding the meaning of language, humans still have the clear edge over computers.

Data Mined for Love Connection

Sep 7, 2010 |

Clues left on social media sites help singles find love.

Of Unknown Origin: Diagnosing Cancer in the Cloud

Feb 25, 2009 |

Cloud computing is finding new friends every day. Biotech firm Pathwork Diagnostics is now using Amazon’s EC2 platform to perform sophisticated gene expression analytics for cancer classification.

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