macOS 10.12 Sierra vs. Ubuntu 16.04 Linux Benchmarks
Apple released macOS 10.12 "Sierra" last week as the successor to OS X El Capitan. Given this annual update to macOS / OS X, here are benchmarks of macOS Sierra compared to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a MacBook Air and Mac Mini computers.
Thanks to a GOL supporter I've had a chance to check out 'Niche - a genetics survival game' [Official Site, Steam] and breed my tribe of weird looking animals.
I am pleased to say that so far the Linux version looks pretty good, I haven't encountered any issues other than my own confusion on just what is going on.
The game is currently in Early Access, so it will have bugs and incomplete features.
For those curious how NVIDIA's DRIVE PX 2 system is working and how their self-driving car efforts are progressing, they've published a new video today showing their self-driving car that's taught by deep learning with analyzing human driving patterns.
CUDA 8.0 comes with full support for the Pascal GPU architecture including the Tesla P100/P40/P4 accelerators, new unified memory capabilities, native FP16 and INT8 computation support, nvGRAPH, new profiling capabilities, improved compiler performance, and expanded developer platform support. The new nvGRAPH addition is a GPU-accelerated graph analytics library. The expanded platform coverage now includes Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with GCC 5.4.