Google Pulls Back the Covers on Its First Machine Learning Chip

This week Google released a report detailing the design and performance characteristics of the Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), its custom ASIC for the inference phase of neural networks (NN). Google has been using the machine learning accelerator in its datacenters since 2015, but hasn’t said much about the hardware until now.

https://www.hpcwire.com/2017/04/06/google-pulls-back-covers-first-machine-learning-chip/

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