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Lamborghini’s crazy looking hybrid is more interesting under the hood

  • According to Reggiani, the supercapacitor offers up three times the power of a battery pack from the same weight and packaging.
  • Going into a corner, the driver applies the brakes and replenishes any spent energy.
  • Plus, the supercapacitor doesn't have to cool down like traditional battery, it's just ready to go at all times -- which is exactly what Lamborghini owners want.
  • You know those momentary losses -- then explosions of power -- you feel in the car as it speeds up, that's the vehicle going through its gears.
  • Reggiani does note that the supercapacitor, while great for the Lamborghini in terms of speed, isn't so hot for emissions or mileage.
  • Supercapacitors and battery packs won't make their way into the existing lineup, instead Lamborghini will release new electrified models in the future.

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How to make your own deep learning accelerator chip!

  • For this reason lot of startups demonstrate using newer architectures like MobileNetV2 which use much fewer parameters and less compute, for example, one checkpoint of MobileNetV2 with Top-5 accuracy of 92.5% on ImageNet has only 6.06M parameters and performs 582M MACs (multiply and accumulate) operations during single image inference.
  • This process can be very hard and complicated because different ASIC’s support different instruction sets and if the compiler doesn’t generate optimized code then you may not be taking full advantage of the capabilities of the ASIC.
  • Synthesis, Timing and Layout — RTL Synthesis is the process of converting high-level code written in Verilog/VHDL etc to logic gates.
  • Many of the startups developing deep learning accelerators are using 28nm processor or, in some cases, even 40nm process.

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How to make your own deep learning accelerator chip!

  • For this reason lot of startups demonstrate using newer architectures like MobileNetV2 which use much fewer parameters and less compute, for example, one checkpoint of MobileNetV2 with Top-5 accuracy of 92.5% on ImageNet has only 6.06M parameters and performs 582M MACs (multiply and accumulate) operations during single image inference.
  • This process can be very hard and complicated because different ASIC’s support different instruction sets and if the compiler doesn’t generate optimized code then you may not be taking full advantage of the capabilities of the ASIC.
  • Synthesis, Timing and Layout — RTL Synthesis is the process of converting high-level code written in Verilog/VHDL etc to logic gates.
  • Many of the startups developing deep learning accelerators are using 28nm processor or, in some cases, even 40nm process.

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Bitharp Powerful Rigs at 3 Plus 1 Promotional Offer

  • BitHarp( www.bitharp.com ), a New Zealand based company dedicated to creating high-performance mining rigs, has just introduced an attractive 3 plus 1 one promotional campaign for their recently launched products Lyre Miner and Harp Miner.
  • Suitable for use in home, office, as well as data centers, these two rigs are capable of mining Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Dash.
  • Lyre Miner: 335 TH/s for Bitcoin, 55 GH/s for Litecoin, 14 GH/s for Ethereum, and 9 TH/s for Dash with energy consumption of 600W.
  • Harp Miner: 2000 TH/s for Bitcoin 300 GH/s for Litecoin, 75 GH/s for Ethereum, and 50 TH/s for Dash with energy consumption of 2400 W.
  • About BitHarp: BitHarp is a New Zealand based cryptocurrency manufacturer of the most high-performance and flexible mining rigs built with the goal of making mining easier and more profitable for investors.

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How to make your own deep learning accelerator chip!

  • For this reason lot of startups demonstrate using newer architectures like MobileNetV2 which use much fewer parameters and less compute, for example, one checkpoint of MobileNetV2 with Top-5 accuracy of 92.5% on ImageNet has only 6.06M parameters and performs 582M MACs (multiply and accumulate) operations during single image inference.
  • This process can be very hard and complicated because different ASIC’s support different instruction sets and if the compiler doesn’t generate optimized code then you may not be taking full advantage of the capabilities of the ASIC.
  • Synthesis, Timing and Layout — RTL Synthesis is the process of converting high-level code written in Verilog/VHDL etc to logic gates.
  • Many of the startups developing deep learning accelerators are using 28nm processor or, in some cases, even 40nm process.

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The portable $399 Sonos Move is like having two great speakers in one

  • In the first case, it’s the best way to add a patio-friendly Sonos-compatible speaker to your setup without having to drill into your walls or call home installers; in the second, it’s a great all around wireless speaker if all you really need is one, since it can follow you around the house, adapt its sound, and even pack in the car for road trips or a day at the beach.
  • But when you consider that it’s both, and that it delivers all-day battery life on a single charge; intelligent adaptive sound to ensure it sounds best wherever you’re using it; and the ability to stereo pair and work with other Sonos devices if you want to expand your setup later, it starts to seem a lot more economical – especially when sized up against equally priced speakers that lack half those features, like Apple’s HomePod.

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Apple Watch Series 5 review

  • While improved battery life would almost certainly be a welcomed feature in future updates, Apple’s made a bit of a compromise, offering an always-on watch that lasts the same stated 18 hours as its predecessors.
  • If you don’t mind the smaller screen size, it’s great being able to find your way around a new area without pulling out your phone.There’s also Apple’s own Compass app, which could prove handy when going for a hike, and also includes a new elevation reading taken from a combination of Wi-Fi, GPS, map data and barometric pressure to determine your positioning relative to sea level.
  • For those who already own the device, there’s probably not enough here to warrant an upgrade from last year’s model, but some welcome new features like the always-on help keep the line fresh.

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Air pollution particles may reach fetuses in the womb, study finds

  • Researchers found that when pregnant women breathe in black carbon pollution -- created by the combustion of fossil fuels, such as in diesel-powered cars or the burning of coal -- harmful particles can make their way from the lungs to the placenta and may reach fetuses directly.
  • Immediately after birth, the researchers collected the women's placentas to study the side facing toward the fetus -- where they found black carbon had accumulated.
  • The study cautions that more research is needed to show whether once inside the placenta, the particles can travel to the fetus directly, but the results prove that placentas do in fact allow through particles like black carbon, providing "compelling evidence" for this theory.
  • It's the latest step in research into the link between pollution and birth -- a 2017 report also found that exhaust fumes and soot from road traffic in London could be causing low birth weights in babies.

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Icelandic farmers' secret ingredient: volcanoes

  • Yet the heat and light in his greenhouses allow Olafsson to grow his juicy tomatoes and cucumbers even in the depths of winter - thanks largely to the geothermal energy that gives his tiny North Atlantic nation its title, the Land of Fire and Ice. Olafsson credits the hot springs that bubble up from the earth a short distance away with turning Hveravellir into one of Iceland's biggest vegetable farms, producing about 500 tonnes of tomatoes, cucumber and paprika a year.
  • The naturally hot water is piped in to heat the greenhouses and the hot springs are also a key source power for the artificial lights that help farmers grow their crops even in winter, when the island sees barely three hours of sunlight.

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Evolving Moore’s Law with chiplets and 3D packaging

  • In this interview, she explains how the revolutionary new approach benefits AI, Intel, industry partners, startups, and investors while evolving Moore’s Law. Q: At a high-level, what are the new approaches and commercial breakthroughs here?
  • New approaches to architecting computing systems enable the next phase of Moore’s Law by removing traditional bottlenecks and improving performance, power, and cost.
  • And in any industry, whether you’re talking about silicon or automobiles or boats or airplanes, at some point the general-purpose approach doesn’t yield as great a benefit than if you create highly specialized products for specific applications.
  • RN: Combining advanced packaging and the ability to incorporate chiplets that are both internally and externally produced lets us create best-in-class products.
  • RN: When I talk to companies that make everything from laptops to server racks, the number one reason they’re going towards chiplets is also to create best-in-class products.

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