Google Puts Its Virtual Brain Technology to Work

Very encouraging considering Google’s track record for making these kinds of things opensource. ┬áHaving 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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