Tensor Processing Units (TPU)

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Colossus Mk2, processor by Graphcore
Tensor Processing Units (TPU)

New Horsepower for Neural Nets

A high-profile semiconductor startup made a bid for the future of AI computation. UK startup Graphcore released the Colossus Mk2, a processor intended to perform the matrix math calculations at the heart of deep learning more efficiently than other specialized processors.
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Quantum computing
Tensor Processing Units (TPU)

Quantum Leap

Quantum computing has made great strides in recent years, though it still faces significant challenges. If and when it gets here, machine learning may be ready for it.
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David Patterson
Tensor Processing Units (TPU)

David Patterson: Faster Training and Inference

Billions of dollars invested to create novel AI hardware will bear their early fruit in 2020. Google unleashed a financial avalanche with its tensor processing unit in 2017.
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