Monday, February 18, 2013

How Google Retooled Android With Help From Your Brain | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

Jeff Dean strikes again
"Jeff Dean says that Google is now using neural network algorithms in a variety of products — some experimental, some not — but nothing is as far along as the Jelly Bean speech recognition software. “There are obvious tie-ins for image search,” he says. “You’d like to be able to use the pixels of the image and then identify what object that is.” Google Street View could use neural network algorithms to tell the difference between different kinds of objects it photographs — a house and a license plate, for example.
And lest you think this may not matter to regular people, take note. Last year Google researchers, including Dean, built a neural network program that taught itself to identify cats on YouTube."
How Google Retooled Android With Help From Your Brain | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com
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