Everybody’s talking about ambient computing. And there is so much to talk about.But with all this chatter comes confusion. People disagree on what ambient computing is, how it works and what it’s for.So let’s bring clarity to this muddled and confused concept.
Ambient computing: Both hype and happening
First and foremost, ambient computing is not a technology.When you talk about, say, “internet computing” or “wireless computing,” you’re talking about a very specific set of technologies, protocols, standards and devices.Ambient computing isn’t like that. It’s not specific. But it does point to a profound shift in how business operates, how we get things done and, ultimately, human culture.
Earlier this year, Google unveiled its Tensor Processing Unit, custom hardware for speeding up prediction-making with machine learning models.Now Microsoft is trying something similar, with its Project Brainwave hardware, which supports many major deep learning systems in wide use. Project Brainwave covers many of the same goals as Google’s TPU: Speed up how predictions are served from machine learning models (in Brainwave case, those hosted in Azure, using custom hardware deployed in Microsoft’s cloud at scale).
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