24 09, 2018

Moore’s law: The second half of the board

2018-09-24T11:44:12+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Today in the section ECONOMIA of the Barcelona newspaper LA VANGUARDIA, the journalist Josep Maria Ganyet has explained the "Moore's Law" in a very ingenious way for a general public. Moore's Law is the "law" that has most conditioned us (until now) in our world of Supercomputing research. Here I leave the translation so that I [...]

16 09, 2018

Densely Connected Networks

2019-01-10T14:53:22+00:00September 16th, 2018|

Chapter 2 of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras 2 Densely Connected Networks In the same way that when you start programming in a new language there is a tradition of doing it with a Hello World print, in Deep Learning you start by creating a recognition model of handwritten numbers. Through this [...]

15 09, 2018

Which countries are educating better? Those who train their educators not to teach a programme but to teach how to learn.

2018-09-16T18:42:30+00:00September 15th, 2018|

Today in the section LA CONTRA of the Barcelona newspaper LA VANGUARDIA, Lluís Amiguet has interviewed Mmantsetsa Marope, Director of Unesco's International Bureau of Education.  The three journalists who write this section always do very awesome interviews, no doubt, but today's one is treating about what we agreed (this week) with my new UPC master students on how [...]

11 09, 2018

Researcher / Engineer on Big Data on virtualized infrastructures (RE1)

2018-09-11T11:16:01+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Vacancy: Barcelona Supercomputing Center is looking for a candidate that want to join our Autonomic Systems and eBusiness platforms research group The candidate will be incorporated at full time to the "Autonomic Systems and eBusiness Platforms" research line from BSC. Candidate's main task will be oriented toward the development and support for the assigned tasks to the research [...]

10 09, 2018

Why now this Artificial Intelligence boom?

2018-09-11T10:09:40+00:00September 10th, 2018|

Section 2 of Chapter 1 of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras John McCarthy coined the term Artificial Intelligence in the 1950s, being one of the founding fathers of Artificial Intelligence along with Marvin Minsky. Also in 1958, Frank Rosenblatt built a prototype neuronal network, which he called the Perceptron. In addition, the key ideas [...]