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Pushing Forward The Frontiers Of Natural Language Processing 

Idea generation, not hardware or software, needs to be the bottleneck to the advancement of AI, Bryan Catanzaro, vice president of applied deep learning research at NVIDIA, said this week at the AI Hardware Summit. “We want the inventors, the researchers and the engineers that are coming up with future AI to be limited only Read article >
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GeForce NOW Members Are Free To Play A Massive Library Of Most-Played Games, Included With Membership

Want to play awesome PC games for free without having to buy an expensive gaming rig? This GFN Thursday takes a look at the 90+ free-to-play PC games — including this week’s Fortnite Season 8 release and the Epic Games Store free game of the week, Speed Brawl, free to claim Sept. 16-23 — all Read article >
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NVIDIA To Drive “Advances For Decades To Come,” Time Magazine Writes

Highlighting NVIDIA’s fast-growing impact, Time magazine Wednesday named NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang to its list of most influential people of 2021. NVIDIA has enabled a revolution that “allows phones to answer questions out loud, farms to spray weeds but not crops, doctors to predict the properties of new drugs—with more wonders to come,” Andrew Ng Read article >
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Whale Hello There: NVIDIA Intern Part Of Team Working To Understand, Communicate With Whales

Imagine trying to make contact with super-intelligent beings. Now imagine they’re not from space. Sperm whales, the largest of the toothed whales, boast enormous brains, explains David Gruber, a professor of biology and environmental science at the City University of New York. Their brains weigh 20 pounds compared to our three-pounders. Perhaps more important: their Read article >
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Medical AI Needs Federated Learning, So Will Every Industry

A multi-hospital initiative sparked by the COVID-19 crisis has shown that, by working together, institutions in any industry can develop predictive AI models that set a new standard for both accuracy and generalizability. Published today in Nature Medicine, a leading peer-reviewed healthcare journal, the collaboration demonstrates how privacy-preserving federated learning techniques can enable the creation Read article >
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AI Vision Guides University Of Florida’s Rise In College Rankings

When you take a bold step forward, people notice. Today, the University of Florida advanced to No. 5 — in a three-way tie with University of California, Santa Barbara, and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill — in U.S. News & World Report’s latest list of the best public colleges in the U.S. UF’s rise Read article >
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Researchers Use GPU To Train Invisible AI Keyboard

An invisible AI-enabled keyboard created in South Korea accelerates one of the most ubiquitous tasks of our time: grinding through texts on mobile phones. The Invisible Mobile Keyboard, or IMK, created by researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, lets users blast through 51.6 words per minute while reporting lower strain levels. Read article >
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How To Use NVIDIA Highlights, Freestyle And Montage In GeForce NOW

Imagine you’re sitting in Discord chat, telling your buddies about the last heroic round of your favorite game, where you broke through the enemy’s defenses and cinched the victory on your own. Your friends think you’re bluffing and demand proof. With GeForce NOW’s content capture tools running automatically in the cloud, you’ll have all the Read article >
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The Bright Continent: AI Fueling A Technological Revolution In Africa

AI is at play on a global stage, and local developers are stealing the show. Grassroot communities are essential to driving AI innovation, according to Kate Kallot, head of emerging areas at NVIDIA. On its opening day, Kallot gave a keynote speech at the largest AI Expo Africa to date, addressing a virtual crowd of Read article >
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Autonomy, Electrification, Sustainability Take Center Stage At Germany’s IAA Auto Show

The transportation industry is adding more torque toward realizing autonomy, electrification and sustainability. That was a key takeaway from Germany’s premier auto show, IAA Mobility 2021 (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung), which took place this week in Munich. The event brought together leading automakers, as well as execs at companies that deliver mobility solutions spanning from electric vehicles Read article >
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GPU-Accelerated Deep Learning Can Spot Signs Of Early Alzheimer’s With 99% Accuracy 

Speedy diagnoses are critical, especially when a loved one seems to be slowly losing their cognitive abilities. Researchers from the Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania report they’ve developed a deep learning-based method able to predict the possible onset of Alzheimer’s disease from brain images with an accuracy of over 99 percent. The impact of Read article >
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GFN Thursday To Stream Ubisoft’s ‘Far Cry 6’ And ‘Riders Republic’ At Launch

Two of Ubisoft’s biggest upcoming games will join GeForce NOW the day they’re released, and you can get ready to breach in a new season of Rainbow Six Siege with a free-to-play weekend. Plus, it’s time to find your true colors in the newest entry in the Life Is Strange series, one of the 10 Read article >
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Performing Live: How AI-Based Perception Helps AVs Better Detect Speed Limits

Understanding speed limit signs may seem like a straightforward task, but it can quickly become more complex in situations in which different restrictions apply to different lanes (for example, a highway exit) or when driving in a new country. 
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Sparking Transformation: How GPUs Busted Through A Once-Impossible Analytics Job

With persistence and the right tools, Deborah Tylor was able to do the impossible. A data scientist, she was tasked to comb a 3+ terabyte dataset at the Internal Revenue Service for patterns that might help uncover fraud. But even when she let the job run all night on a large bank of CPU servers Read article >
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Down To A Science: How Johnson & Johnson Boosts Its Business With MLOps

Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson is injecting data science across its business to improve its manufacturing, clinical trial enrollment, forecasting and more. “I actually like to call it decision science,” said Jim Swanson, the company’s executive vice president and enterprise chief information officer, in a panel discussion at the most recent NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference. Read article >
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Streaming In September: GFN Thursday Welcomes 16 Day-and-Date Game Launches, Including ‘Life Is Strange: True Colors’

GFN Thursday is here to wake you up when September begins because there are a bunch of awesome day-and-date launch games coming to GeForce NOW this month. September brings 16 new day-and-date games to the cloud — including the anticipated Life is Strange: True Colors. They’re part of the 34 games being added throughout the Read article >
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What Is Accelerated Computing?

Accelerated computing is humming in the background, making life better even on a quiet night at home. It prevents credit card fraud when you buy a movie to stream. It recommends a dinner you might like and arranges a fast delivery. Maybe it even helped the movie’s director win an Oscar for stunning visuals. So, Read article >
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