#IntelAI Day

On November 17th, 2016, Intel hosted its first ever “AI Day” at Bespoke in San Francisco. #IntelAI soared to the top of Twitter’s trending hashtags as nearly 500 people piled in to watch Intel’s Brian Krzanich (CEO), Diane Bryant (EVP & GM Data Center Group), Doug Fisher (SVP & GM Software), [...]

By | Monday, November 28, 2016|Company, News|

Intel + Nervana

Today, we’re excited to announce the planned acquisition of Nervana by Intel*.  With this acquisition, Intel is formally committing to pushing the forefront of AI technologies.  Nervana intends to continue all existing development efforts including the Nervana Neon deep learning framework, Nervana deep learning platform, and the Nervana Engine deep [...]

By | Tuesday, August 9, 2016|Company, News|

Deep Learning at Scale: Q&A with Naveen Rao, CEO of Nervana

Deep learning has had a major impact in the last three years. Imperfect interactions with machines, such as speech, natural language, or image processing have been made robust by deep learning, which holds promise in finding usable structure in large data sets. Despite this, training processes are lengthy and have proven [...]

By | Wednesday, April 13, 2016|Company|

Deep learning, neon, and the Nervana Cloud

On March 3rd, 2016 we held our second SV Deep Learning meetup at Galvanize in San Francisco. Over 150 people attended the sold out event and networked late into the evening. Attendees learned how deep learning techniques can be applied to solve problems in image, video and natural language processing. [...]

By | Wednesday, March 16, 2016|Company|

Deep Diving into Deep Learning

On December 2nd, our San Diego office held its first Meetup (our second company Meetup overall). Over 80 people eagerly walked in to dive deep into the field of Deep Learning with speaker, Urs Köster, PhD. Needless to say, it was an outstanding success! [...]

By | Wednesday, December 16, 2015|Company|

$10,000 Callosities

Last week, we held our first meetup sponsored by Playground Global in Palo Alto and it was a huge success! Over 75 people attended the sold out event. The event consisted of an introduction by Arjun Bansal, a co-founder of Nervana Systems, and a presentation by Anil Thomas on Deep [...]

By | Wednesday, December 2, 2015|Company|

Social Robots and the Future of MedTech

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland. This year, the Summit brought together over 40,000 entrepreneurs and technologists from all areas ranging from enterprise software and data science to media and health tech. This year’s featured keynote speakers included Michael Dell, Bill Ford, Ed Catmull and Dan Brown. […]

By | Wednesday, November 18, 2015|Company|

Will Silicon Valley become the next Motown?

On Friday Toyota announced it will invest $1 billion into a new Silicon Valley research institute to develop artificial intelligence and robotics for automobiles.  Last week, Nissan demonstrated a prototype Nissan LEAF with autonomous driving features, and announced their goal of building a fully-autonomous vehicle by the end of 2020. [...]

By | Wednesday, November 11, 2015|Company|

The Treat of Retreating

Working for a start-up sometimes feels reminiscent of a roller coaster ride; things are always rather thrilling and fast paced. At Nervana, we take great pride in our rapid accomplishments, however there are inevitable challenges with having two offices combined with 100% growth in the past year. Since maintaining a [...]

By | Wednesday, October 28, 2015|Company, Culture|