IBM partners with U.K. on $300M quantum computing research initiative

IBM -UK partnership

The U.K. government and IBM this week announced a five-year £210 million ($297.5 million) artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum computing collaboration, in the hopes of making new discoveries and developing sustainable technologies in fields ranging from life sciences to manufacturing.

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On-demand Spark clusters with GPU acceleration

Spark cluster

Apache Spark has become the de-facto standard for processing large amounts of stationary and streaming data in a distributed fashion. The addition of the MLlib library, consisting of common learning algorithms and utilities, opened up Spark for a wide range of machine learning tasks and paved the way for running complex machine learning workflows on top of Apache Spark clusters.

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How AI and ML innovations are driving the need for hardware transformation

Presented by SambaNova Systems
To stay on top of cutting-edge AI innovation, it’s time to upgrade your technology stack. In this VB Live event, you’ll learn how innovations in NLP, visual AI, recommendation models, and scientific computing are pushing computer architecture to the cutting edge.

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