BrainChip has announced the Akida Neuromorphic System-on-Chip (NSoC), the first production-volume artificial intelligence accelerator utilizing Spiking Neural Networks (SNN).
September 12, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
The space race of the cold war saw the US and Russia develop a wide range of aerospace technologies. But a new race is about to begin, mostly among corporations, and the winner will unlock the power of the quantum computing realm.
July 31, 2018 by Robin Mitchell
This past week IBM’s Project Debater, an AI system, debated with Dan Zafrir and Noa Ovadia, humans, on the topics of government subsidy of space exploration, and telemedicine. Each participant provided an opening statement, a rebuttal, and concluding remarks. What was remarkable about Project Debater was that it was able to develop coherent arguments on topics and make jokes.
June 28, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
NXP Semiconductors, a Dutch manufacturer of semiconductor chips and SoCs, has recently announced a few new collaborations with Microsoft that will enhance Industrial IoT applications with it’s hardware suite.
March 18, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
Increasingly more capable robots and artificial intelligence systems are capable of even more complex jobs that normally would require years of post-secondary training for a human to do. Here are a few examples in law, law enforcement, and dentistry.
March 02, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
February has been an exciting month in hardware history—everything from the founding of one of the most successful computing companies in the world, to the first time a computer wins a game of chess against a champion, here is this month’s hardware history roundup.
February 10, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
Last year, Intel acquired FPGA-focused Altera. Now they've announced the intention to create a hybrid between their well-known CPUs and FPGAs.Last year, Intel acquired FPGA-focused Altera. Now they've announced a new line of hybrid chips that combine FPGAs with their well-known CPUs, achieving a goal set in 2010.
October 18, 2017 by Chantelle Dubois