Dean sees a continuation of that tradition for a new era. "I would view that as, kind of, this decade's SPECint and SPECfp," he told ZDNet, "where you can suddenly have a fairly level playing field in how everything gets evaluated, and you can have a suite of representative machine learning workloads that people care about, and that different vendors can focus effort on." The SPEC precedent is itself controversial, as people argued for years over whether the measures were accurate or, again, merely engineering-as-marketing for chip companies such as Intel. … [Read more...] about Google AI chief Dean sees evolution in MLPerf benchmark for machine learning
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Memory and storage is upgraded with 8GB of RAM and 256GB in-built storage compared with the predecessor's 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. The Xperia 1 II's battery has a slightly larger 4,000mAh capacity and supports wireless charging. Additionally, it comes with IP65/68 water resistance and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on both sides. … [Read more...] about Sony quietly launches its new flagship: Xperia 1 II is first Xperia with 5G
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While details of the implementation were absent from the announcement, the implication is that Cerebras has a jump on the other systems, as those will not be in place for another two to three years, while Cerebras has said it is starting to ship its computers this month. … [Read more...] about Cerebras’s first customer for giant AI chip is supercomputing hog U.S. Department of Energy