Microsoft Closes Confidential Computing Loop with AMD’s Milan Chip

September 22, 2022

Microsoft shared details on how it uses an AMD technology to secure artificial intelligence as it builds out a secure AI infrastructure in its Azure cloud service. Microsoft has a strong relationship with Nvidia, but is also working with AMD's Epyc chips (including the new 3D VCache series), MI Instinct accelerators, and also... Read more…

Analog Chips Find a New Lease of Life in Artificial Intelligence

September 17, 2022

The need for speed is a hot topic among participants at this week’s AI Hardware Summit – larger AI language models, faster chips and more bandwidth for AI machines to make accurate predictions. But some hardware startups are taking a throwback approach for AI computing to counter the more-is-better... Read more…

Google’s DeepMind Has a Long-term Goal of Artificial General Intelligence

September 14, 2022

When DeepMind, an Alphabet subsidiary, started off more than a decade ago, solving some most pressing research questions and problems with AI wasn’t at the top of the company’s mind. Instead, the company started off AI research with computer games. Every score and win was a measuring stick of success... Read more…

Cerebras Proposes AI Megacluster with Billions of AI Compute Cores

September 14, 2022

Chipmaker Cerebras is patching its chips – already considered the world's largest – to create what could be the largest-ever computing cluster for AI computing. A reasonably sized "wafer-scale cluster," as Cerebras calls it, can network together 16 CS-2s into a cluster to create a computing system with 13.6 million cores for natural... Read more…

SambaNova Launches Second-Gen DataScale System

September 14, 2022

SambaNova Systems is announcing – and shipping – its second-generation DataScale system, the DataScale SN30. Powered by the eponymous Cardinal SN30 RDU (Rec Read more…

Video: Sneak Preview of the AI Hardware Summit

August 19, 2022

Next month the AI Hardware Summit returns to the Bay Area, bringing AI technologists and end users together to share ideas and get up to speed on all the latest AI hardware developments. The event – which takes place September 13-15, 2022, at the Santa Clara Marriott, Calif. – will be co-located with the Edge AI Summit. Both events are organized by... Read more…

AI Hardware Summit: Panel on Memory Looks Forward

September 15, 2021

What will system memory look like in five years? Good question. While Monday's panel, Designing AI Super-Chips at the Speed of Memory, at the AI Hardware Summit, tackled several topics, the panelists also took a brief glimpse into the future. Unlike compute, storage and networking, which... Read more…

LLNL, ANL and GSK Provide Early Glimpse into Cerebras AI System Performance

October 13, 2020

AI chip and systems startup Cerebras was one of many AI companies showcased at the AI Hardware Summit which concluded last week. Rather than dwell on its techno Read more…

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