Each Friday, we share a curated list of articles we found during the past week. Here’s the list of the new and interesting ones we found for the week ending August 27, 2021. If there’s an article you think we should read, let us know in the comments below.
Intel Unveils Big Processor Architecture Changes – Intel recently unveiled what senior vice president and general manager Raja Koduri called the company’s biggest processor advances in a decade.
Cerebras’ Tech Trains ‘Brain-Scale” AIs – The CS-2 is designed to train large neural networks quickly. It’s able to do this because the chip is large enough to keep the entire network, made up of sets of parameters called weights and activations, on the chip. With 40 gigabytes of on-chip SRAM, the computer’s processor can fit even the largest of today’s common neural networks.
Sorry I missed your 30th birthday, Super NES – A look back at the legendary system, which arrived in the US on August 23, 1991.
Cloudflare mitigated one of the largest DDoS attack involving 17.2 million rps – Cloudflare disclosed late last week that it mitigated the largest ever volumetric distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack recorded to date. The attack hit Cloudflare with over 330 million attack requests, making it three times bigger than previously reported attacks.
This AI Can Spot An Art Forgery – How convolutional neural networks can establish the authenticity of works of art.
A decade and a half of instability: The history of Google messaging apps – A comprehensive document of 16 years’ worth of Google platforms.