AlexNet and the Rise of the GPU ๐Ÿ•ธ

A great look at the story behind the competition victory that led to the marriage of neural networks and GPUs (as mentioned in the Timeline post). ๐Ÿฅ‡

Also traces the path of the man that may have changed the course of AI, Alex Krizhevsky. Yeah, he’s the Alex in AlexNet. ๐Ÿ”€

โ€œArtificial intelligence is sort of the end goal of computer science,โ€ Krizhevsky says. โ€œComputer science is about automating stuff, and artificial intelligence is about automating everything.โ€

Src: Quartz