Google Puts Its Virtual Brain Technology to Work

Very encouraging considering Google’s track record for making these kinds of things opensource.  Having this tool should help to integrate Neural Networking into Intelligent Building Systems.

Average features: This composite image represents the ideal stimulus for Google’s software to detect a human face in a photo.
Credit: Google

From MIT’s Technology Review: This summer Google set a new landmark in the field of artificial intelligence with software that learned how to recognize cats, people, and other things simply by watching YouTube videos (see “Self-Taught Software“). That technology, modeled on how brain cells operate, is now being put to work making Google’s products smarter, with speech recognition being the first service to benefit.

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