Tag Archives: AI

HPE to Offer In-Space Supercomputing Services to ISS Astronauts

Hewlett Packard Enterprise will allow astronauts and researchers aboard the International Space Station to directly perform in-space analyses through its supercomputer. HPE said Thursday it will offer commercial high-performance computing services to experimenters on ISS following the completion of a one-year mission that sought to evaluate the Spaceborne Computer’s capacity …

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Marine Corps Issues RFI on Autonomous Transportation Vehicle for Military Weapons

The U.S. Marine Corps seeks information on autonomous ground vehicles that can carry rifle squad assault and/or sustainment load on behalf of Infantry Marines in the squad level. A FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday says the Marine Corps Rapid Capabilities Office is interested in learning about ground systems equipped with teleoperation and robotic …

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DARPA Seeks Research Teams to Develop AI Tools With Basic Cognitive Functions

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks participants for a four-year research program aimed at developing “third-wave” artificial intelligence tools that can mimic human reasoning and common sense, Nextgov reported Friday. The Machine Common Sense project is scheduled to commence in June 2019 and will challenge multiple teams to make AI …

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Red Hat, NVIDIA Team Up to Support AI, Deep Learning Workloads; SAIC’s Charles Onstott Quoted

Red Hat and NVIDIA have agreed to advance the use of open-source platforms to support artificial intelligence, data science and deep learning workloads in enterprise data centers. Red Hat said Tuesday it secured certification to deploy its Enterprise Linux operating system and Kubernetes platform on NVIDIA DGX-1 hardware systems through the …

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Accenture Federal Services’ Dominic Delmolino: Artificial Intelligence Should Serve as ‘Assistive’ Tools

Dominic Delmolino, chief technology officer of Accenture’s federal services business, has said agencies should deploy artificial intelligence systems as “subservient or assistive” tools as they decide on veterans benefits, vendor invoices, disputes and other matters, Federal News Network reported Monday. Delmolino noted that potential AI users should watch out for the …

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Alion, Enlighten Professionals to Present at NVIDIA’s AI Conference

Representatives of Alion Science and Technology and its Enlighten IT Consulting business will conduct live demonstrations at an upcoming NVIDIA-sponsored artificial intelligence conference in Washington, D.C. MacAulay-Brown said Thursday its parent company Alion serves as a platinum sponsor of the 2018 GPU Technology Conference that will take place from Oct. 22 to 24 and will feature …

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Federal Execs Expect IT Spending to Move Toward Gov’t Community Clouds in Two Years; IBM’s Andras Szakal Quoted

A new study underwritten by IBM has found that three in four information technology executives at federal agencies expect IT investment shifts in the next two years, FedScoop reported Monday. The survey found that 26 percent of agency program management and IT executives expect their agencies to spend on government-only …

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