Is Facebook Planning to Build Its Own Chips to Create Better AI?
Gizmodo -------- If there are two things Facebook is notoriously bad at right now, it’s maintaining the privacy of its users and developing cool Facebook-related hardware. Yet, according to a new job posting first noticed by Bloomberg, Facebook may start taking hardware a lot more seriously. The primary job listing to note is for a manager in charge of ASIC Development. ASIC stands for Application Specific Integrated Circuit, which means exactly what it says: a processing chip intended for a specific application. Bloomberg notes this could be anything from a chip intended for future Oculus headsets to a CPU necessary for future Facebook servers, which is definitely true—but the really important thing to note is, this wasn’t the only listing for a new chip design program. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.