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B612 studying smallsat missions to search for near Earth objects

B612 studying smallsat missions to search for near Earth objects

The B612 Foundation is no longer pursuing a large space telescope called Sentinel (above) to look for near Earth asteroids in favor of a concept using smaller spacecraft. Credit: B612 Foundation WASHINGTON — The B612 Foundation, which once sought to privately develop a large space observatory to search for potentially hazardous near Earth objects (NEOs), is now studying an alternative …

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Will AI Take Your Job? Vinod Khosla Says Artificial Intelligence Could Replace Oncologists In The Future

Will AI Take Your Job? Vinod Khosla Says Artificial Intelligence Could Replace Oncologists In The Future

As artificial intelligence grows and develops from tech companies and investors, it’s likely to disrupt a variety of industries. But one prominent tech industry figure thinks it could also extend to the medical field. In a panel discussion at MIT Tuesday, investor and Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla said he believes AI could be powerful enough to replace human oncologists, …

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NVIDIA’s Artificial Intelligence Metropolis Platform

NVIDIA’s Artificial Intelligence Metropolis Platform

NVIDIA’s artificial intelligence city solutions In the previous part of the series, we saw how AI (artificial intelligence) can solve problems in city management. NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is looking to tap into the AI city opportunity with its end-to-end platform solutions. At the 2017 GPU (graphics processing unit) Technology Conference, NVIDIA showcased its Metropolis edge-to-cloud AI city platform, which …

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$7,800 Electric Microcar? (Coming Soon To Europe From China)

$7,800 Electric Microcar? (Coming Soon To Europe From China)

Originally published on Gas2 . While Elon Musk and Tesla start the electric car revolution from the high end of the market, Chinese company CHJ Automotive plans to start from the low end. Co-founder Kevin Shen says the company plans to introduce an ultra-compact electric car starting at around $7,800 in 2018. The company is working together with Clem, a …

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A Look at NVIDIA’s Strategy for Artificial Intelligence?

A Look at NVIDIA’s Strategy for Artificial Intelligence?

NVIDIA’s artificial intelligence product portfolio Previously in this series, we saw that NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is currently at the forefront of the AI (artificial intelligence) revolution. It aims to develop end-to-end AI solutions, including architecture, processors, systems, system software, deep learning SDKs (software development kits), and algorithms. NVIDIA’s 2017 GPU 1 Technology Conference presentation was largely focused on its …

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The Artificial Intelligence Market: NVIDIA’s Competition

The Artificial Intelligence Market: NVIDIA’s Competition

Competition picks up in artificial intelligence NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is a market leader in the AI (artificial intelligence) space, with a near monopoly in deep learning training. It is now entering the inferencing area. The strong growth opportunities in the AI market have attracted large technology companies, and they are now looking to compete with NVIDIA. The Artificial Intelligence …

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How NVIDIA Plans to Promote Artificial Intelligence

How NVIDIA Plans to Promote Artificial Intelligence

NVIDIA promotes artificial intelligence In the previous part of the series, we saw that NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is well-placed to tap the AI (artificial intelligence) revolution. As AI is a new technology, the company is looking to promote the adoption of AI across industries through partnerships, knowledge sharing, support to AI startups, and easy availability of GPU 1 -accelerated …

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Udacity’s latest Nanodegree will teach React

Udacity’s latest Nanodegree will teach React

In its quest to reduce persistent skills gaps, Udacity has been designing condensed courses to get students up to speed on trendy topics to improve employment outcomes. The startup’s “ Nanodegrees ,” as they call them, span VR, robotics, deep learning and other key technical and non-technical skills. Today Udacity is announcing its latest addition to the lineup — React. …

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The future is in IoT, but why are Indian CIOs still waiting in the wings?

The future is in IoT, but why are Indian CIOs still waiting in the wings?

Indian corporates are still content with legacy IT over cloud infrastructure, making IoT the last thing on their mind to change business processes. Key takeaways: Indians create IoT software for the globe but are slow in adopting it within the country Legacy architecture holds back Indian companies from providing real-time user data analytics CIOs are slowly waking up to the …

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Google’s DeepMind Is Teaching AI How to Think Like a Human

Google’s DeepMind Is Teaching AI How to Think Like a Human

Image: Wikimedia Commons If we’re ever going to create general AI, we need to teach it to think like us. Last year, for the first time, an artificial intelligence called AlphaGo beat the ranking human champion in a game of Go. This victory was both unprecedented and unexpected, given the immense complexity of the Chinese board game. While AlphaGo’s victory …

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