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Algorithms are the new medium between people and people, people and data, data and data. Artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, machine learning, neural networks, internet of things, smart cities, cryptocurrencies...
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Google’s Rules For Designers Working With AI

Google’s Rules For Designers Working With AI | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

As part of a new project to humanize AI, the company created a guide to what it calls “human-centered machine learning.”

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Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results

Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Deep learning is changing how Google's search engine works. But its new-found efficiency takes a lot of painstaking human work behind the scenes.
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Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results, "incredibly boring work" :-) @plevy

Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results, "incredibly boring work" :-) @plevy | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

Deep learning is changing how Google's search engine works. But its new-found efficiency takes a lot of painstaking human work behind the scenes. "Supervised learning,” is just how neural networks operate today"


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Zero-Shot Translation with Google’s Multilingual Neural Machine Translation System

Zero-Shot Translation with Google’s Multilingual Neural Machine Translation System | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Posted by Mike Schuster (Google Brain Team), Melvin Johnson (Google Translate) and Nikhil Thorat (Google Brain Team) In the last 1
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Google's Quantum Computer May be Superior to Conventional Computers by 2018

Google's Quantum Computer May be Superior to Conventional Computers by 2018 | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Insiders indicate that Google may be nearing its goal of "quantum supremacy," creating a computer that can outperform classical computers (at least in some tasks) by the end of next year.
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The MachineLearning gold rush

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As Silicon Valley fights for talent, universities struggle to hold on to their stars
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Announcing SyntaxNet: The World’s Most Accurate Parser Goes Open Source

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DeepMind Could Bring The Best News Recommendation Engine

DeepMind Could Bring The Best News Recommendation Engine | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

Reinforcement Learning, a key Google DeepMind algorithm, could overhaul news recommendation engines and greatly improve users stickiness. After beating a Go master...

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Google just published a free, three-month course on deep learning

Google just published a free, three-month course on deep learning | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Google wants to teach you deep learning — if you're ready that is. The tech giant has launched a free course explaining the machine learning technique that underpins so many of its services....

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Google and Facebook Race to Solve the Ancient Game of Go With AI

Google and Facebook Race to Solve the Ancient Game of Go With AI | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
We've come to assume computers can beat us at just about any game. But not Go. At least, not until Google and Facebook take a crack at it.

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Europe’s Distorted View of US High Tech | Monday Note

Europe’s Distorted View of US High Tech | Monday Note | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
by Frederic Filloux The European posture against US-based internet giants features all the ingredients of an entrenched ideology, complete with vocabulary and canned phrases. (Second of a series) Two weeks ago, we looked at the motives underlying Europe's frustration vis-à-vis internet giants. To sum up: desktop and mobile traffic completely captured by the likes of Google, Microsoft and Facebook; anemic access to venture capital and smaller expenditures per student, especially in tertiary educ
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Google kills CAPTCHAs with new artificial intelligence system

Google kills CAPTCHAs with new artificial intelligence system | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The widespread use of CAPTCHAs, those mashed-up letter sequences you must type to “prove you’re not a robot,” are not just annoying — they’re also useless.
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Google's Secretive DeepMind Startup Unveils a "Neural Turing Machine" | MIT Technology Review

Google's Secretive DeepMind Startup Unveils a "Neural Turing Machine" | MIT Technology Review | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
DeepMind has built a neural network that can access an external memory like a conventional Turing machine. The result is a computer that mimics the short-term memory of the human brain.
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Building an AI Chip Saved Google From Building a Dozen New Data Centers

Building an AI Chip Saved Google From Building a Dozen New Data Centers | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Google has detailed its TPU---and the tremendous savings that came with it.
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The mind-blowing AI announcement from Google that you probably missed. Comm. by Pierre Jenni: "You might want to have a look on Pierre Lévy’s work on algorithmic intelligence. I am surprised that G...

The mind-blowing AI announcement from Google that you probably missed. Comm. by Pierre Jenni: "You might want to have a look on Pierre Lévy’s work on algorithmic intelligence. I am surprised that G... | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Disclaimer: I’m not an expert in neural networks or machine learning. Since originally writing this article, many people with far more expertise in these fields than myself have indicated that, while…

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Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Remaking Themselves Around AI

Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Remaking Themselves Around AI | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

The New AI Cloud!

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To boost its cloud, Google doubles down on machine learning for enterprises

To boost its cloud, Google doubles down on machine learning for enterprises | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
As Google Inc. aims to catch up in cloud computing with leaders Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, it’s doubling down on what is arguably its biggest te
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Introducing Cloud Natural Language API, Speech API open beta

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How Google is Remaking Itself as a “Machine Learning First” Company — Backchannel

How Google is Remaking Itself as a “Machine Learning First” Company — Backchannel | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
If you want to build artificial intelligence into every product, you better retrain your army of coders. Check.
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Intelligence artificielle: la stratégie des grands groupes de l'Internet

Intelligence artificielle: la stratégie des grands groupes de l'Internet | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Tour d’horizon des principales acquisitions et des stratégies d’IA associées pour les grands groupes du numérique.
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Google’s new AI can find out where you took any photo without needing geotags

Google’s new AI can find out where you took any photo without needing geotags | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Google has pointed its staggering computer expertise to an interesting task: determining where any photo was shot by having artificial intelligence (AI) exami
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Browser Statistics

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Pierre Levy's insight:

Browser Statistics: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE... Chrome is first and growing.

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New to deep learning? Here are 4 easy lessons from Google

New to deep learning? Here are 4 easy lessons from Google | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they have to say about the space. One of those researchers, senior research scientist Greg Corrado, spoke at RE:WORK’s Deep Learning Summit on Thursday in San Francisco and gave some advice on when,…
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Larry Page wants a Google 2.0 that will build cities and airports, report says

Larry Page wants a Google 2.0 that will build cities and airports, report says | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
As if self-driving cars, balloon-carried internet, or the eradication of death weren't ambitious enough projects, Google CEO Larry Page has apparently been working behind the scenes to set up even...
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