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Big Analytics Roundup (May 31, 2016)

Google’s TPU announcement on May 18 continues to reverberate in the tech press. In Forbes, HPC expert Karl Freund dissects Google’s announcement, suggesting that Google is indulging in a bit of hocus-pocus to promote its managed services. ¬†Freund believes¬†that TPUs are actually used for inference and not for model training; in other words, they replace CPUs rather than GPUs. Read

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