Simon Knowles on pushing AI computing to the limit by rethinking chips
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In the latest episode of The Robot Brains Podcast, we meet Graphcore's CTO, EVP of engineering and co-founder, Simon Knowles. Simon has had a long and illustrious career creating computer processors that have been used all over the world and in practically every industry. At Graphcore, he and his team have created the IPU, the world's first computer chip specifically designed to handle AI compute. In his chat with our host Pieter Abbeel, Simon discusses the history of AI compute, offers business advice from his experience as a tech startup founder and why we, if we want AI to change the world, we'll need a new breed of computer chips. Host: Pieter Abbeel | Executive Producers: Ricardo Reyes & Henry Tobias Jones | Audio Production: Kieron Matthew Banerji | Title Music: Alejandro Del Pozo

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