Artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities are growing at an unprecedented rate.These technologies have many widely beneficial applications, ranging from machine translation to medical image analysis.Countless more such applications are being developed and can be expected over the long term.Less attention has historically been paid to the ways in which…

The future of hardware is AI

December 31, 2017

The future of hardware is AI

AI workloads are different from the calculations most of our current computers are built to perform. AI implies prediction, inference, intuition. But the most creative machine learning algorithms are hamstrung by machines that can’t harness their power. Hence, if we’re to make great strides in AI, our hardware must change,…

IT SECURITY PREDICTIONS OF 2018

2017 was a watershed year in cyber security in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Major organisations – from Singapore’s leading universities and Ministry of Defence to Australia’s national broadcaster and Malaysia’s telecoms operators – had fallen prey to cyber attacks, with personal data stolen in some cases. While the affected organisations shore up their defences and recover…