Facebook Open Sources Its Deep Learning Hardware Rig, Big Sur

In its growing AI war with Google, Facebook is open sourcing the specialised hardware it uses for Deep Learning AI, known as Big Sur, which is now twice as capable as its last setup. Deep Learning essentially forces oodles of data through several “layers” of an AI engine, each running on a silly amount of graphics cards, to better understand what that information is. Feed it pictures of a horse and tell it when it’s right and wrong about what a horse it, and eventually it’ll be quite good at seeing horses. Deliberately feed it the wrong images after that, and it’ll be attempting to see horses everywhere, which is how we end up with things like this. As Wired points out, it’s a crazy software world we live in,…


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