Day: August 19, 2020

Artificial Intelligence System Tops One Billion Neurons on a Desktop Computer

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In a significant advance in the development of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), the Brain Simulator II neural simulator successfully tested one billion neurons on a desktop computer comprised completely of off-the-shelf components. From a performance perspective, the system processed three billion synapses per second. Brain Simulator II is an open-source software platform for proving the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) to AGI.

Seen as another step toward creating brain-level functionality on computers, the spiking neural models used by the Brain Simulator II are more like biological neurons than traditional AI models and contribute immensely to the efficiency of the program. The computer used for this achievement included an AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X CPU running at 2.9Ghz (not overclocked) and 128 Gigabytes of RAM.

Energy analysis of the neocortex (the higher-level thinking part of the brain) shows that neurons spike on average, only once

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Global Automotive Internet of Things Market 2020 Research Study with Trends and Opportunities to 2025 – Impact of COVID-19

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Aug 17, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
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Accenture and Anglo American Extend Technology Services Agreement

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and global mining company Anglo American have signed an agreement to extend Accenture’s role as a strategic IT services provider to 2023.” data-reactid=”12″Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and global mining company Anglo American have signed an agreement to extend Accenture’s role as a strategic IT services provider to 2023.

The new agreement will help accelerate the development of Anglo American’s information management (IM) capabilities with new technologies and delivery practices through a collaborative approach to drive innovation.

It builds on an already successful relationship between the two companies that began in 2011 when Accenture was selected as a key technology services provider.

“Prior to the extension of the agreement, Anglo American and Accenture worked together to co-create future services and determine key priorities,” said Pavan Sethi, managing director for Accenture Technology in Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa. “We are honored to continue our work with Anglo American

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The Cordish Companies Launches New PlayLive! Internet Gaming Website in Pennsylvania

HANOVER, Md., Aug. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cordish Gaming Group, a division of The Cordish Companies, today announced the launch of PlayLive!, their new branded Internet gambling business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The site will make its debut ahead of the company’s two new Pennsylvania casinos – Live! Casino Pittsburgh and Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, which are slated to open in 2020 and early 2021, respectively. PlayLive! will be the first branded online gambling site that has launched prior to the opening of its affiliated brick and mortar facilities. ” data-reactid=”13″HANOVER, Md., Aug. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cordish Gaming Group, a division of The Cordish Companies, today announced the launch

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