AI Is Super Hot, so Where Are All the Chip Firms That Aren’t Named Nvidia?

This week, several of the big brains in artificial intelligence met in New York to discuss technical and societal challenges associated with building “intelligent” machines. I wasn’t able to attend, but the lineup was filled with experts from both tech and academia, such as Yann LeCun, the head of Facebook’s AI efforts; Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Alphabet; Mike Schroepfer, CTO of Facebook; Amnon Shashua, CTO of Mobileye, which is Tesla’s computer vision technology as well as Cynthia Breazeal of MIT and founder of robotics startup Jibo. Oh, and Jen-Hsun Huang, the CEO of Nvidia. After the event was over, Nvidia posted a blog lauding the awesome strides made in AI thanks to its signature chip, a graphics processing unit. A sample section reads: This radically different software model…


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