When we first shared details of our data center fabric, we were supporting 1.35 billion people on one app. Since then, we have openly shared our journey of building our own switches, writing FBOSS (our own network operating system) and continuing to scale out various aspects of the network. Most recently, we announced last year [...]
“AI will likely transform our society. We’ve already seen and experienced recent progress in the field, and we would like…
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On our new AI blog, we shed light on the Smart Camera that powers Portal, our video-calling device; share a new technique for safety-critical neural network applications; and discuss the future of deep learning hardware. Yann LeCun on the future of deep learning The future of AI and deep learning is closely tied to the [...]
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New countries and the latest findings from the Future of Business Survey From 44 to 97 countries Since February 2016,…
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WHAT THE RESEARCH IS: An alternative to copper conductor for submarine cables — and the first major development in cable technology since the early 1990s. Facebook researchers have partnered with Alcatel Submarine Networks to develop the first aluminum conductor for submarine cable systems. HOW IT WORKS: In the past 10 years, fiber-optic cable capacity has [...]
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The IEEE Computer Society recently selected Facebook London’s Mark Harman as the recipient of the 2019 Harlan D. Mills Award. The award recognizes those who have demonstrated long-standing, sustained, and impactful contributions to software engineering. Previous winners include distinguished scientists from NASA, Microsoft, and AT&T. Learn more about Harman’s research here. In addition to his [...]
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Facebook AI Research (FAIR) has released new features and research results, including a completely retrained model of ELF OpenGo using reinforcement learning. The new bot outperforms the previous bot, which defeated several top 30 professional Go players 20-0 and has been widely adopted by the AI research community to benchmark future research. FAIR first released [...]
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