OpenAI Creates a Gym to Train Your AI

Open AI, a non-profit artificial intelligence research company backed by Elon Musk, launched a toolkit for developing and comparing reinforcement learning algorithms. OpenAI Gym is a suite of environments that include simulated robotic tasks and Atari games as well as … Read more

Identifying Endangered Whales with Deep Neural Networks

With less than 500 North Atlantic right whales left in the world’s oceans, knowing the health and status of each whale is integral to the efforts of researchers working to protect the species from extinction. The current process is quite time-consuming and laborious. It starts wit … Read more

Researchers Using Tesla GPUs to Reduce Aircraft Noise

Taking advantage of the 27 petaflop Titan Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, researchers from Imperial College London’s Department of Aeronautics are attempting to reduce aircraft noise by visualizing how air is forced through engines when planes are in flight … Read more

GPUs Accelerating Higher Energy Exploration at CERN

CERN is upgrading the LHC (Large Hadron Collider), which is the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator ever built, to explore the new high-energy frontier. A researcher describes how his team is working to increase the luminosity of beam dynamics with GPUs. The most technically challenging … Read more