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Researchers Improve State of the Art in Image Recognition Using Data Set with 300 Million Images

by Roland Meertens Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 28, 2017

Researchers improved the state of the art results on several benchmarks with models trained on a generated data set with 300 million images instead of the 1 million normally used. To test what happens with more train data, Google created an internal dataset of 300 million images. They labelled the data automatically in a noisy way. The conclusion is that more training data indeed helps.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Google Released Facets: A Visualisation Tool for Big Data

by Roland Meertens Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 19, 2017

Google open-sourced Facets: a data visualisation tool to explore data for machine learning scientists. Facets aim is to make big data set understandable and interpretable. Facets wants to be the visualisation tool researchers use to find nuances and insights in large data sets.

Mobile Follow 76 Followers

Google Uses Machine Learning to Identify Intrusive Android Apps

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 15, 2017

Google uses a clustering algorithm to automatically analyze Android apps and detect which ones can be considered intrusive, write Google security engineers Martin Pelikan, Giles Hogben, and Ulfar Erlingsson.

Development Follow 227 Followers

Google Discusses Go 2

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 15, 2017

At GopherCon 2017 which took place this week, Russ Cox, the tech lead for Go at Google, keynoted on the future of Go, inviting the community to submit suggestions on what should be included in the next major version of the language.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Google Presents MultiModel: A Neural Network Capable of Learning Multiple Tasks in Multiple Domains

by Roland Meertens Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 12, 2017

Google created a network that takes inputs from multiple modalities and can generate output in multiple modalities. They built a model that performs 8 tasks in multiple domains: speech recognition, image classification and captioning, sentence parsing, and back and forth translation of English-German and English-French. The network learns any task with one of these inputs and output modalities.

Web API Follow 158 Followers

Google Replaces Cloud Prediction API with Cloud Machine Learning Engine

by Shelby Switzer Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 21, 2017

Google has announced that over the course of the next year, it is discontinuing its Cloud Prediction API, and encourages developers using the Prediction API to migrate to its Cloud Machine Learning Engine, which enables data analysis, machine-learning training, and predictions from the Google Cloud Platform.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Enhancing Google Maps with Deep Learning and Street View

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  Jun 13, 2017 1

Google's Ground Truth team recently announced a new Deep Learning model for the automatic extraction of information from geo-located image files to improve Google Maps. This neural network model achieved a higher accuracy in processing the challenging French Street Name Signs (FSNS) dataset.

JavaScript Follow 161 Followers

Google Is to Remove Support for PNaCl

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  May 31, 2017

After de-staffing the PNaCL/NaCl team last year and adding default support for WebAssembly in Chrome in March of this year, Google has officially announced the retirement of PNaCl in favor of WebAssembly.

Development Follow 227 Followers

Google Announces Tensorflow Lite: A Neural Network Library for Mobile Phones

by Roland Meertens Follow 3 Followers on  May 28, 2017

Dave Burke, VP of engineering at Google, announced a new version of Tensorflow optimised for mobile phones. This new library, called Tensorflow Lite, would enable developers to run their artificial intelligence applications in real time on the phones of users. The library is designed to be “fast and small while still enabling state-of-the-art techniques”.

Cloud Follow 109 Followers

Google Joins IoT Race, Launches Cloud IoT Core Private Beta

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  May 27, 2017

In a recent blog post, Google announced a private beta of their Google IoT Core platform. Within this IoT platform, customers will be able to securely connect devices to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) where other data analytics services can be integrated. Customers can then use this data to provide actionable insight for their organization in order to drive better business results.

Architecture & Design Follow 904 Followers

Google, IBM and Lyft Open-Source Microservice Service-Mesh Istio

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  May 27, 2017

Google, IBM and Lyft have open sourced Istio (Greek word for “sail”), a framework for managing, securing and monitoring microservices.

Development Follow 227 Followers

IBM Unveils Its Most Powerful Quantum Processor Yet for Business and Science

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  May 19, 2017

IBM has announced a new feat in its race towards building ever more powerful quantum processors. Indeed, its new 16 and 17 qubit processors are its most powerful yet, IBM researchers claim.

Mobile Follow 76 Followers

Kotlin Is Now a Supported Android Language

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  May 18, 2017 1

Announced during Google I/O 2017, Android Studio 3.0 adds full support for Kotlin which is to be moved from JetBrains to an independent non-profit organization for future development.

Development Follow 227 Followers

TensorFlow: Providing Support to a Successful Open-Source Project

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  May 17, 2017

Building a community around an open-source project requires a number of practices regarding support, pull requests handling, licensing, and more, writes Pete Warden, TensorFlow Mobile lead at Google.

Cloud Follow 109 Followers

Google Invests in Cognitive: Cloud Speech API Reaches General Availability

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  May 06, 2017

In a recent blog post, Google announced their Cloud Speech API has reached General Availability. The Cloud Speech API allows developers to include pre-trained machine learning models for cognitive tasks such as video, image and text analysis in addition to dynamic translation. The Cloud Speech API was launched, in open beta, last summer.

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