Monday, November 16, 2015

Google Open-Sourcing TensorFlow Shows AI's Future Is Data, Not Code | WIRED

In part explaining why IBM is spending billions to acquire medical and weather data

"After the rise of cloud computing, in which companies like Amazon and Microsoft rent access to the vast processing power of the net, we all have access to a vast arrays of machines. But the richest data sits inside massive companies like Google and Facebook. Billions of people use their services, which trade in a rich trove of information, from text to photos to videos to speech and beyond. Both companies are hard at work building powerful AI software. But their real competitive edge comes from having a vast quantity of high quality data they can use to teach this software to “think” more like a human."
Google Open-Sourcing TensorFlow Shows AI's Future Is Data, Not Code | WIRED
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