Thursday, May 18, 2017

Microsoft AI

Microsoft AI | Products, Services, Research | Artificial Intelligence

AI platform

"Innovate and accelerate with powerful tools and services that bring AI to every developer."
Business solutions

"Drive your digital transformation with accelerators, solutions, and practices to empower your organization with AI."
Intelligent apps

"Experience the intelligence built into Microsoft products and services you use every day."
Digital assistant

"Learn how Cortana is helping you stay on top of it all so you can focus on what matters most."

Google I/O 2017: "Mobile first => AI first"

Google I/O 2017

Google I/O 2017 - All Sessions - YouTube
  • "Mobile first => AI first"
  • voice and vision as UI
  • "Google Lens" (in Google Assistant and Photos first)
    • computers understanding images and videos
  • Re-thinking computer architecture for "AI-first data centers"
    • TPU used in all Google products now (HW accelerated AI)
    • Next-gen "cloud TPU" optimized for training and inference
    • now available on GCE (Google Compute Engine) 
      • Tools
      • Research
        • "AutoML": neural nets optimizing neural nets 
      • Applied AI
        • Google search
        • Google assistant
        • "AutoDraw"

Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning - The Verge

Google isn’t building the ultimate VR headset. It’s setting the foundation for one - The Verge