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
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
This month’s hardware history roundup highlights a few significant events in the history of hardware computing in electronics: the Difference Engine, which is credited as the first calculating mechanical device, is announced; the first point contact resistor is demonstrated for the first time, moving electronics from the vacuum tube to the transistor era; and finally, he first transatlantic cable is laid out across the ocean floor to connect two rival superpowers.
June 24, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
Artosyn Microelectronics has recently announced they will be licensing the CEVA-XM4 intelligence vision process to the company’s AR9X01 Artificial Intelligence System-on-a-Chip.
June 21, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
Today’s roundup touches on how resistive RAM could change artificial intelligence applications, what to expect with upcoming DDR5 RAM specifications, and the latest news on 3D NAND flash memory.
June 06, 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