Facebook Says Its New AI Research Computers Are Twice As Powerful As Anything Before

Facebook said today it has developed a new computing system aimed at artificial intelligence research that is twice as fast and twice as efficient as anything available before. These days, machine learning and artificial intelligence are, hand in hand, becoming the lifeblood of broad new applications throughout the business and research communities. But even as that dynamic has been significantly driven by computers that are more powerful and more efficient, industry is reaching the limits of what those computers can do. Increasingly, Facebook is developing elements of its business centered on artificial intelligence, and the social networking giant’s ability to build and train advanced AI models has been tied to the power of the hardware it uses. Among its recent AI projects have been efforts to make Facebook easier to…


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