Facebook AI Research is donating 25 GPU servers to European academies

Facebook is donating 25 state-of-the-art GPU servers to European research labs in an effort to spur advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement from Berlin (via live video, of course) on behalf of the social network’s AI Research division and its newly formed Research Partnership Program. What’s Hot on ZDNet The first four servers will go to German computer science academic Klaus-Robert Müller for his research around image analysis of breast cancer and chemical modeling of molecules at the Technical University of Berlin. Facebook will supply server recipients with all of the necessary software to run the servers and will also send some of its own researchers to various institutions for collaboration. “VR is going to need 10 years to become a very…


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