Like Google, Facebook Is Open Sourcing Its AI Hardware

Two giants at the head of the pack racing towards artificial intelligence dominance are Google and Facebook. Google, with its voice recognition and search optimisation may just have the edge, but Facebook is close behind with tools that can recognise faces in photos and the development of its ‘M’ virtual assistant. But both companies have taken a strategic turn recently, open sourcing their AI and Machine Learning efforts in order to crowdsource expertise and accelerate research. It was November when Google open sourced its TensorFlow artificial intelligence engine, and it is today that Facebook open sources its own AI hardware design. “At Facebook, we’ve made great progress with off-the-shelf infrastructure components and design thus far. We’ve developed software that can read stories, answer questions about scenes, play games, and even…


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