Yearly Archives: 2017

Siggraph 2017 Highlights Bright Future for Commercial Virtual Reality in Entertainment and Beyond

We’re a team of three, all loaded down with protective gear – bulletproof vest, helmet and a hand gun. I’m feeling the adrenaline rush of approaching a vacant building that reportedly houses a band of criminal offenders that are armed and dangerous. Shots are fired, taking cover I see the target through the second-floor window, …continue reading Siggraph 2017 Highlights Bright Future for Commercial Virtual Reality in Entertainment and Beyond

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Healthcare Blockchain: What Goes On Chain Stays on Chain

Many healthcare organizations are currently experimenting with blockchain. As use cases are defined, and prototypes created a key step is to decide what sensitive data goes on the chain (types of information and volume) and what doesn’t. Healthcare security teams need to be an integral part of this process. Here is why … One of the …continue reading Healthcare Blockchain: What Goes On Chain Stays on Chain

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Does Whale Snot Hold the Secret to Ocean Health?

Scientists equipped with drones and sophisticated AI programs are learning about whales, oceans and even human health. Like many marine species in the world’s oceans, whales face more threats today than ever before. Water pollution, noise, collisions with ships, fishing nets, hunting — plus stress from habitat and food loss due to climate change — … Continued

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Insights and Benefits of a DCIM Solution Deployment

A Q&A with Jeff Klaus, general manager, Data Center Software Solutions at Intel regarding the state of DCIM Solution Deployments.   What unique insights did the research convey about the current state of DCIM deployments? While DCIM has been on the market for quite some time, as the data from our DCIM Solution Deployment Survey …continue reading Insights and Benefits of a DCIM Solution Deployment

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Intel FPGAs Accelerate AI with Microsoft Project Brainwave

I’m excited about today’s announcement from Microsoft that they have chosen Intel’s Stratix 10 FPGA to power their new deep learning platform codenamed Project Brainwave.  In this post I want to clarify why real-time AI is so critical, explain how Intel FPGAs accelerate the performance of AI applications and share how this project is a …continue reading Intel FPGAs Accelerate AI with Microsoft Project Brainwave

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Retailers Get Big Sales Bump by Investing in RFID Technology

Overhead and handheld radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology is transforming brick-and-mortar retail. Today, nearly 73 percent of all retailers are implementing RFID to track their inventory. The benefit is clear: As consumer shopping behaviors and expectations have shifted dramatically in the … Read more >

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Artificial Intelligence: Teaching Machines to Learn Like Humans

Using the human brain as a model, machine learning teaches AI computers how to learn new things, recognize patterns and make decisions. We learn by doing, Aristotle once said. Today, experiential learning doesn’t apply just to humans — machines are increasingly able to sense, reason, act and adapt based on learned experience. It’s unlikely the … Continued

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Capturing the Sound of Colliding Black Holes

Colliding black holes produce a cosmic sound that can now be detected on Earth through gravitational wave astronomy, giving scientists a new window into the cosmos and the nature of gravity. The Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) was online less than two days before the first signal arrived at Earth from a cataclysmic black … Continued

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Meituan Builds AI on IA: From Enhanced Customer Experience to Differentiated Cloud Services

In July 2017, Meituan and Intel announced their deep collaboration in Artificial Intelligence (AI), focusing on building Deep Learning capabilities over Intel Architecture (IA). What is intriguing here is Meituan started their AI journey on GPU but eventually transitioned to Intel Xeon Phi as an alternative. Before we delve into why Meituan pivoted to IA, …continue reading Meituan Builds AI on IA: From Enhanced Customer Experience to Differentiated Cloud Services

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