5 Q’s for Bryan Catanzaro, Senior Researcher at Baidu’s Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligence Lab

In Depth Published on February 29th, 2016 | by Joshua New The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Bryan Catanzaro, senior researcher at Baidu’s Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligence Lab. Catanzaro discussed how the concept of “data parallelism” enables powerful deep learning programs and how artificial intelligence will transform how humans and computers interact. This interview has been edited. Joshua New: While you were an intern at Nvidia in 2008, you developed Copperhead, an embedded language in Python—essentially an extension of an existing programming language—to support data parallel computation. What is data parallelism and why was there a need for Copperhead to support it? Bryan Catanzaro: Data parallelism is somewhat of an overloaded term. It means different things in different contexts. In the context of programming models, data parallelism refers to…


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