Nvidia CEO: Software Is Eating the World, but AI Is Going to Eat Software

Nvidia CEO: “Software is eating the world, but #AI is going to eat software” on @techreview

  • At the company’s annual developer conference in San Jose, California, this week, the company’s CEO Jensen Huang spoke to MIT Technology Review about how the machine-learning revolution is just starting.Nvidia has benefitted from a rapid explosion of investment in machine learning from tech companies.
  • Software is eating the world, but AI is going to eat software.What industry will be transformed by machine learning next?
  • Arterys recently got FDA approval for their cardiac imaging [which annotates scans of the heart], and I know of many others that are in the pipeline.Using machine learning in cars will also create new challenges for regulators.
  • We probably have to break down some of these problems into smaller chunks.Your chips are already driving some cars: all Tesla vehicles now use Nvidia’s Drive PX 2 computer to power the Autopilot feature that automates highway driving.
  • I’m not exactly sure, but we’ll find out.Intel, Google, and several other companies are now working on chips designed to accelerate machine learning (see “Battle to Provide Chips for the AI Boom Heats Up”).

Jensen Huang predicts that health care and autos are going to be transformed by artificial intelligence.
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IBM Watson and Udacity want developers to learn AI online

How Watson and @udacity want developers to learn #AI online:  via @techcrunch

  • IBM Watson and Udacity want developers to learn AI online
  • AI is not about to take over or destroy the world.
  • An AI watching you will make you one hundred times more efficient at your job, and it will free up a lot of your time.
  • Yes, the AI nanodegree will be taught by humans.
  • I think AI is to the human mind what the steam engine was to the human body…I see this as positive news for the world.”

Udacity, the education platform focused on helping workers gain skills they need for great careers in tech, has partnered with IBM Watson, Didi Chuxing and..
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IBM Watson and Udacity want developers to learn AI online

IBM Watson and Udacity want developers to learn #AI online:   via @techcrunch

  • Google gets better at flagging apps trying to fake their way into the Play Store’s top charts
  • IBM Watson and Udacity want developers to learn AI online
  • AI is not about to take over or destroy the world.
  • An AI watching you will make you one hundred times more efficient at your job, and it will free up a lot of your time.
  • Yes, the AI nanodegree will be taught by humans.

Udacity, the education platform focused on helping workers gain skills they need for great careers in tech, has partnered with IBM Watson, Didi Chuxing and..
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Baidu follows US tech giants and open-sources its deep learning tools

Baidu follows US tech giants and open sources its deep learning tools

  • 9:00 AM Mossberg: The post-Jobs Apple has soared financially, but lacks a breakthrough product
  • 8:10 AM Acer announces the thinnest and fattest laptops in the world
  • 8:00 AM Lytro releases the first footage shot by its VR camera
  • 1:45 PM the wristband turns your fingers into a phone
  • 2:30 PM The $400 Moto Z Play could be Android’s new battery champion

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon have all done it — and now Baidu’s doing it, too. The Chinese tech giant has open sourced one of its key machine learning tools, PaddlePaddle, offering the…
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