Monday, May 29, 2017

Mobile AI: "Mobile first to AI first"

ARM’s new processors are designed to power the machine-learning machines - The Verge
"ML plus AI, AR, and VR — ARM is taking on the full set of trendy initialisms"
"ARM is responsible for designing the processor architecture of practically every mobile device"

Google Announces Tensorflow Lite: A Neural Network Library for Mobile Phones
"Google, announced a new version of Tensorflow optimised for mobile phones.
This new library, called Tensorflow Lite, would enable developers to run their artificial intelligence applications in real time on the phones of users... the library is designed to be fast and small while still enabling state-of-the-art techniques. It will be released later this year as part of the open source Tensorflow project."

Google I/O Keynote (Google I/O '17) - YouTube

Waiting for the new new thing | TechCrunch

In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision | TechCrunch

Microsoft Build 2017: Microsoft AI – Amplify human ingenuity - The Official Microsoft Blog

Faculty Summit 2017: The Edge of AI - Microsoft Research

Waiting for the new new thing | TechCrunch
"It’s like 1995, when everyone in tech knew the internet was going to be huge, utterly revolutionary — but not quite yet. Or the first iPhone demo, when those with eyes to see recognized that this would change everything — in a few years. Like that… times five.

It’s as if we’re standing on a beach, knowing that multiple simultaneous tsunamis have been set in motion on the opposite side of this ocean. One or two of them may falter and vanish beneath the waves, but at least a few of them will upend everything, when they hit."

The New New Thing - Wikipedia

Valley Guy @ NYTimes
"Michael Lewis's profile of the Silicon Valley entrepreneur Jim Clark is a window on late-20th-century capitalism."