Every year now for the past seven years Nvidia has presented a GPU conference. The first on in Late September 2008 was named the GPU Technology Conference, and it overwhelmed the Fairmont hotel, and prompting the company to rename it GTC and move it to the convention center. This year the focus will be on AI, VR, and self-driving cars. The conference is spectacular to say the least, and a bit overwhelming. CUDA development was one of the driving force originally, and scientific programming still occupies a large swath of the conference, some really heavy duty geeky HPC and neural net programming talks that have fascinating titles and content only Ph.ds in CS can fully understand. Read more of Dr. Peddie's latest blog here.