Guest blog posts on various topics
Today at the O’Reilly AI Conference in New York, Baidu Research announced DeepBench, the first open source benchmarking tool for evaluating deep learning performance across different hardware platforms.
The announcement was made during a presentation by Greg Diamos and Sharan Narang of Baidu Research’s Silicon Valley AI Lab.
“Deep learning developers and researchers want to train neural […]
This week, Baidu announced three new platforms for business customers who use Baidu Open Cloud in China. At the launch ceremony, Baidu CEO Robin Li commented: “Baidu’s unique strengths in AI and big data differentiate us from traditional cloud computing services.”
The new platforms are:
Baidu TianSuan – Intelligent Big Data
Baidu TianXiang – Intelligent Multimedia Cloud
Baidu TianGong – Intelligent IoT Service
Baidu TianSuan […]
Baidu, in partnership with Yili Group and the Mango V Foundation, rolled out a new mobile game to promote education about child safety in China.
The game uses “augmented reality” to create an interactive experience for users. It’s simple to use: open the Baidu search app, point your smart phone at a Yili milk carton, and […]
Adam Coates sat down recently with Daniel Faggella from TechEmergence at our Sunnyvale office for an interview about AI, Speech Recognition and Natural Language Processing.
During the interview, Coates, Director of Baidu Silicon Valley AI Lab, talked about Baidu’s work in AI. He also shared his thoughts around consumer artificial intelligence applications in terms of its impact, what […]
Baidu Research and Peel announced that Baidu’s Deep Speech technology is being integrated into Peel’s smart home platform to create next-generation voice-enabled products.
Peel offers a popular universal remote app for smartphones and tablets. It has more than 150 million users in 200 countries and 10 billion monthly remote commands.
Deep Speech is a state-of-the-art speech recognition system […]
Baidu Research will participate in next week’s GPU Tech Conference in San Jose, California. Here’s a rundown of some of our activities there:
– Exhibit Hall: Baidu will have a table in the “AI Playground” at GTC. Drop by to say hi, watch a demo of Deep Speech and learn about open job positions.
– Bo Xiao […]
Today we posted a new Tech Note in which Greg Diamos, a research scientist at Baidu’s Silicon Valley AI Lab, discusses a new technique for speeding up the training of deep recurrent neural networks.
At SVAIL, our mission is to create AI technology that lets us have a significant impact on hundreds of millions of people. […]
Today Wired published an opinion piece by Baidu’s Andrew Ng and Yuanqing Lin titled “Self-Driving Cars Won’t Work Until We Change Our Roads—And Attitudes.”
The authors write:
“Safe autonomous cars will require modest infrastructure changes, designs that make them easily recognized and predictable, and that pedestrians and human drivers understand how computer driven cars behave. The technology […]
Coursera, the online education platform, is inviting people who have taken a Machine Learning course (either online or F2F) to share their stories about how it has impacted their life or career. The goal is to inspire other people around the world to explore Machine Learning.
The stories will be collected and shared. The submitters of the most inspirational […]
Baidu recently invited Jerry Kaplan, computer scientist, futurist, author and entrepreneur, for a discussion with employees at Baidu’s Silicon Valley office.
The meeting started with a surprise. Jerry saw the piano in the Baidu café and immediately sat on the bench and began to play. It turns out he is a talented musician who performs on weekends […]