Author Topic: The mind-blowing AI announcement from Google that you probably missed.  (Read 1818 times)

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https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/mind-blowing-ai-announcement-from-google-you-probably-gil-fewster

"Google Translate invented its own language to help it translate more effectively.

Whatís more, nobody told it to. It didnít develop a language (or interlingua, as Google call it) because it was coded to. It developed a new language because the software determined over time that this was the most efficient way to solve the problem of translation."
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Re: The mind-blowing AI announcement from Google that you probably missed.
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2017, 09:47:32 AM »
Nope, didn't miss it. Saw it last week.

Mind blowing nevertheless.

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Re: The mind-blowing AI announcement from Google that you probably missed.
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2017, 10:49:22 AM »
Hehe, not my title, but as you say ...
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Re: The mind-blowing AI announcement from Google that you probably missed.
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2017, 05:41:42 PM »
We discussed it here
http://th3core.com/talk/threadwatch/google-ai-goes-a-bit-'off-piste'/

That article is way over the top. What happened is super interesting, but it isn't mind-blowing sci-fi novel stuff like the article would have you believe. It's great, it's awesome, it's evolutionary (not revolutionary) and it points to a future that is hard for us to imagine outside of science fiction in terms of translation, search, information curation, knowledge, education, etc etc.... but read the thread linked above for a more realistic take on what this is really about.

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Re: The mind-blowing AI announcement from Google that you probably missed.
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2017, 10:59:04 PM »
A future where machine translation actually works? I've been waiting for that for a while.  ::)