New Startup Combines Code Analysis and Machine Learning to Speed Software Modernization

source{d}, the company enabling Machine Learning for large scale code analysis, announced the public beta of source{d} Engine and public alpha of source{d} Lookout. Combining code retrieval, language agnostic parsing and git history tools with familiar APIs parsing, source{d} Engine simplifies code analysis. source{d} Lookout is a service for assisted code review that enables running custom code analyzers on GitHub pull requests.

Intel Xeon Phi Processor Code Modernization Nets Over 55x Faster NeuralTalk2 Image Tagging

“Benchmarks, customer experiences, and the technical literature have shown that code modernization can greatly increase application performance on both Intel Xeon and Intel Xeon Phi processors. Colfax Research recently published a study showing that image tagging performance using the open source NeuralTalk2 software can be improved 28x on Intel Xeon processors and by over 55x on the latest Intel Xeon Phi processors.”