GOAI: GPU Open Analytics Initiative

Continuum Analytics, H2O.ai, and MapD recently announced the formation of the GPU Open Analytics Initiative (GOAI) to create common data frameworks enabling developers and statistical researchers to accelerate data science on GPUs … Read more

Scientists Capture First Image of a Black Hole

Astronomers from around the world pointed their powerful telescopes towards a supermassive black hole that lies in the center of the Milky Way (nearly 26,000 light years from Earth) and believe they have snapped the first-ever picture of a black ho … Read more

AI System Beats Pros at Texas Hold’em

A team of researchers from University of Alberta, Charles University in Prague and Czech Technical University developed an AI system called DeepStack that defeated professional poker players, making it the first computer program to beat professional players in heads-up no-limit Texas hold’em poker … Read more