5 technical challenges Cerebras overcame in building the first trillion-transistor chip highlights the state of the art in silicon fabrication & advances we can expect in #machineLearning and #AI i…

Superlatives abound at Cerebras, the until-today stealthy next-generation silicon chip company looking to make training a deep learning model as quick as buying toothpaste from Amazon. Launching after almost three years of quiet development, Cerebras introduced its new chip today — and it is a doozy.

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WHY IT MATTERS: this is a BIG deal in hardware design. Being able to fabricate such a large system enables capabilities to a scale previously unheard of. Read this article for a high level overview, watch the next blog post for an in depth description.

Farid Mheir
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