NGC Containers Now Available for More Users, More Apps, More Platforms

Call it a virtuous circle. GPUs are accelerating increasing numbers of data science and HPC workloads. This has enabled a wide range of scientific breakthroughs, including five of this year’s six Gordon Bell Prize finalists. These advances boost mindshare — GPUs are featuring prominently in sessions, demos and new product offerings throughout SC18, taking place Read article >

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First NVIDIA DGX-2 Supercomputers in U.S. Arrive at National Labs to Fuel Scientific Discovery

The first NVIDIA DGX-2 AI supercomputers in the U.S. have arrived at the nation’s leading research labs for work driving important scientific discoveries. DGX-2 systems provide more than two petaflops of deep learning computing power from 16 NVIDIA Tesla V100 Tensor Core GPUs interconnected with NVSwitch technology. They will go to Brookhaven National Laboratory, in Read article >

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Startup Brings AI-Powered Image Analysis to Heart, Liver and Lungs

Analysis of medical images is a time sink for radiologists, but crucial for diagnosing all sorts of ailments. When screening for lung cancer, radiologists spend up to three minutes analyzing a normal image and as long as 10 minutes analyzing one with an abnormality. Moreover, the varied levels of skill and expertise of radiologists can Read article >

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NVIDIA GPUs to Power New Berkeley National Lab Supercomputer, Accelerating Scientific Discoveries

NVIDIA GPUs will power a next-generation supercomputer at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, announced today by U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and supercomputer manufacturer Cray. Perlmutter, a pre-exascale system coming in 2020 to the DOE’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), will feature NVIDIA Tesla GPUs. The system is expected to deliver three times the Read article >

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Whale of an Idea: Tapping AI to Keep Ships from Striking Endangered Sea Mammals

After centuries of steadily decimating the world’s whale populations, humans have taken significant steps to reverse their catastrophic impact. One of the latest: an AI-powered project spearheaded by the Canadian government that aims to minimize collisions between ships and North Atlantic right whales, 50-foot-long creatures that got their name from early whalers for being the Read article >

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Dynamic Duo: MIT Research Project Shows Potential for AI and Humans to Work Together Creatively

Deep learning is used by scientists to further our understanding of the universe, the DNA in our bodies and everything in between. But sometimes scientists just want to have a little fun. And at the MIT Media Lab, a group of researchers has been overseeing a variety of creative AI-human collaborations. It’s all part of Read article >

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How Europe’s Researchers Are Using GPUs to Answer Science’s Biggest Questions

Thousands flocked to Munich this week for a major gathering — not Oktoberfest, but GTC Europe. The conference, now in its third year, is a celebration of groundbreaking GPU-accelerated work across the region. Nearly 300 developers, startups and researchers took the stage, sharing innovative projects. Among them were some of the major science centers in Read article >

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At GTC Europe: The Power of Virtualization Multiplied with Enhanced vGPU Solutions

The world’s most powerful virtual workstation just upped the ante. The latest enhancements to the Quadro Virtual Data Center Workstation (Quadro vDWS) deliver the highest performance of a virtual workstation to accelerate demanding graphics and compute workflows. Quadro vDWS with multi-GPU performance enables professionals to work remotely on any device, while their designs and intellectual Read article >

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Putting Biopsies Under AI Microscope: Pathology Startup Fuels Shift Away from Physical Slides

Hundreds of millions of tissue biopsies are performed worldwide each year — most of which are diagnosed as non-cancerous. But for the few days or weeks it takes a lab to provide a result, uncertainty weighs on patients. “Patients suffer emotionally, and their cancer is progressing as the clock ticks,” said David West, CEO of Read article >

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An App for Sore AIs: Research App Seeks to Predict Seasonal Allergies

Being in nature should be calming, amid chirping birds, buzzing bees, burbling brooks. But pollen, in a sneak attack, makes allergy sufferers erupt into a sneezing, watery-eyed mess. It’s not easy to predict when seasonal allergies will strike — but it’s a question researchers at Palo Alto-based startup doc.ai are tackling with their first data Read article >

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