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 hole collision more than a...
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, I want to give you...