13 06, 2018

New Free Deep Learning Book in Spanish

2018-06-13T13:13:15+00:00June 13th, 2018|

As I already announced, during the free time that my academic and research activity allows me, I have started to write a new book about Deep Learning. The book is in Spanish and it was supposed to come out in September. Much to my regret, I realized that it would be impossible for me to finish the [...]

8 05, 2018

Visita al Marenostrum IV en la asignatura de master CC-MEI

2019-01-10T12:22:16+00:00May 8th, 2018|

Hoy clase de master CC-MEI en la capilla de Torre Girona con la compañia de Marenostrum IV del BSC Hoy hemos realizado con nuestros alumnos de CC-MEI la clase en compañia del supercomputador Marenostrum del Barcelona Supercomputing Center  en la capilla de Torre Girona de Barcelona. Oriol Riu, como es habitual, nos ha regalado con una excelente, completa y amena presentación. [...]

17 04, 2018

A new book about Deep Learning in Spanish

2018-04-17T16:46:24+00:00April 17th, 2018|

Much to my regret, the book won`t be finished in time for Saint George`s Day (Dia de san Jordi), which we celebrate in Barcelona with the book and the rose. However, it gives me great pleasure to celebrate this Saint George`s Day by sharing with you what we have completed to date; the index and contents of the [...]

18 09, 2017

A stroll through Marenostrum IV computing resources

2019-01-10T12:20:24+00:00September 18th, 2017|

Enclosed you will find the slides that I used in my last visit to the Torre Girona chapel with UPC students. The slides show the awesome computational power of the Marenostrum IV supercomputer and the presentation of the architecture required to get it.  I have posted these transparencies (and photo) for my students as I promised them. But anyone [...]

29 06, 2017

Marenostrum 4 will come in production on July 1st

2017-08-17T16:34:28+00:00June 29th, 2017|

    Today, Sergi Girona, Operations Director at BSC,  inform as that on July 1st  MareNostrum 4 will come in real production for the first research projects that uses the general purpose block of Marenostrum 4. Great new!  I want to thanks the Operations department for their maratonian work. MareNostrum IV peak power is 11.15 Petaflops, or what is the same, it [...]

22 03, 2017

Artificial Intelligence & Barça

2018-01-12T22:48:00+00:00March 22nd, 2017|

Ayer participé en la jornada de formación interna “Ciencia y Tecnología aplicada", dirigida a directivos del área de innovación y cuerpo técnico del FC Barcelona, hablando de Inteligencia Artificial. En la sesión también participó Josep Lladós, director del Centre de Visió per Computador (CVC) y José Ignacio Latorre, catedrático de Física Cuántica de la Universitat de Barcelona.  Fantásticas presentaciones las de Josep y José [...]

22 03, 2017

Intel.ligència Artificial a can Barça

2017-11-11T14:08:27+00:00March 22nd, 2017|

Ahir vaig participar a la jornada de formació interna "Ciència i Tecnologia aplicada", dirigida a directius de l'àrea d'innovació i cos tècnic del FC Barcelona, parlant d'Intel·ligència Artificial. A la sessió també va participar Josep Lladós, director del Centre de Visió per Computador (CVC)  i José Ignacio Latorre, catedràtic de Física Quàntica de la Universitat de Barcelon. Fantàstiques presentacions [...]

24 05, 2016

Machine Learning Meetup in Barcelona: 1000+ members!!!

2017-08-08T22:39:35+00:00May 24th, 2016|

I am very glad to inform you that we were awarded with the prestigious new tag “1000+ members”!!!!! The Grup d’Estudis de Machine Learning de Barcelona (GEMLeB - Machine Learning meetup in Barcelona), is an organization devoted to understand, discover and promote the use of Machine Learning in Barcelona, through an informal environment. As many other machine learning meetups, regular [...]

9 04, 2016

Calçotada season and the new Deep Learning book

2017-08-08T22:46:00+00:00April 9th, 2016|

The calçotada season is coming to an end. Keep this excellent recipe from Tampa Bay Times for next year. Now it is time to read First contact with TensorFlow book. Already available a paper version, PDF version and Kindle version. Also this book is going to be freely available on-line in my web page (html version) next April 23th , Saint George's day  (Sant Jordi Day). [...]

25 11, 2015

Spark Summit: Stories about Spark, HPC and Barcelona

2017-08-09T12:15:26+00:00November 25th, 2015|

Dear readers, I’m a little bit late posting this information, but I have been up to my eyes with work!. Few weeks ago I attended the European Spark Summit held in Amsterdam. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet and talk with the spark community. The summit started with Matei Zaharia, who talked about how spark usage is evolving and [...]

19 10, 2015

El BSC vuelve a abrir sus puertas para el 48h Open House Barcelona

2017-08-09T12:16:38+00:00October 19th, 2015|

  El BSC vuelve a abrir sus puertas para el 48h Open House Barcelona El BSC-CNS se adhiere por cuarto año a la jornada 48h Open House Barcelona, que tiene como objetivo la divulgación del patrimonio arquitectónico de la ciudad. Durante el fin de semana del 25 y 26 de octubre abrirán las puertas de forma gratuita unos 150 edificios. [...]