Need Deep Learning? There’s a Cloud for That.

After two years of effort and more than $24 million in venture funding Nervana Systems has opened up its deep learning cloud so any business can build computer models that can learn. Already customers are using it to help create artificially intelligent robots for farming, finding likely oil deposits using photos, and spotting fraudulent trading activity. The startup, which is also building a specialized chip for deep learning, was founded by Naveen Rao, the former head of Qualcomm’s qcom artificial intelligence chip efforts and two others who also left the mobile chip company to start Nervana. Their goal was to build a new type of processor modeled on the abilities of the human brain. But first they started with a cloud offering and everyday graphics processors to make money and…


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