Google’s new processor fast-forwards machine learning technology

Google’s TPU chip was briefly mentioned at the company’s I/O conference on Wednesday, but now a blog post from engineer Norm Jouppi has gone into detail about the capabilities of the processor.More Google has unveiled a custom chip created specifically to facilitate projects related to machine learning and artificial intelligence. The company is calling the chip a Tensor Processing Unit, or TPU, in reference to the fact that it has been tailored to work with its TensorFlow machine learning API. A blog post published by hardware engineer Norm Jouppi reveals that the TPU started its life as a “stealthy project” several years ago. The technology has now been implemented in Google’s data centers for more than a year, and it appears that the chips offer distinct advantages over standard processors. Google claims that its…


Link to Full Article: Google’s new processor fast-forwards machine learning technology

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Join Our Newsletter

Sign up to our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates about homeAI.info and the Informed.AI Network of AI related websites which includes Events.AI, Neurons.AI, Awards.AI, and Vocation.AI

You have Successfully Subscribed!