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Feature Article

Feature Article

Neuromorphic Computing and the Brain

This article in HPCWire.com provides an overview of a presentation on Neuromorphic Computing and the Brain by Prof. Karlheinz Meier of Heidelberg University, at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC-2016) held in Frankfurt, Germany in June 2016. The article describes one of the key problems in Neuromorphic Computing, the training of the neural networks, which is orders of magnitude slower than the elementary devices themselves.

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A video of Prof. Meier’s ISC presentation is available online here.

An overview of ISC-2016 is available here.

Technology Spotlight

Technology Spotlight

GPU-Accelerated Computing

At the recent GPU Technology Conference (GTC 2016), the Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang explained how next-generation Graphical Processing Units will have major impacts on fields as diverse as artificial intelligence, virtual reality and games, and self-driving cars.

Watch the video of his presentation here.

An overview of GTC 2016 is available here.