A lot competition in the hardware accelerator space for training machine learning models in datacentres (think NVIDIA Tesla cards/GDX/HGX stations etc, Google’s own TPUs, Facebook/Amazon working on own chips, etc), but as an ML coder I find this stuff really exciting (this is literally and figuratively really big):
If you have used a phone/computer even to do a simple search chances are you technically used that kind of tech. It powers our daily habits, even if you go on Snapchat, Financial Times, OkCupid (yup), BBC, …
In comparison, UK also has its own unicorn called Graphcore (go Bristol!) who have opened an office in Palo Alto, CA:
NVIDIA has the lead in data centres but the game is on:
Welcome to the 1960s style space race.