Google I/O 2019 | Google AI Impact Challenge: Using Technology to Change the World Google.org President Jacquelline Fuller talks to global social innovators being supported through the Google AI Impact Challenge who are using AI to address social and environmental challenges. Learn how they think about building products that have a broad social impact and …

Google Cloud Next 2019 | Energy Sessions Google Cloud Next 2019 | Increasing Development Velocity With App Engine And Google Cloud Bringing innovative new web and mobile applications to market quickly is one of the key challenges for businesses today. Google Cloud’s original project, App Engine, is a key tool for accelerating productivity. Software on …

Google I/O 2019 | Writing the Playbook for Fair & Ethical Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Learn from Googlers who are working to ensure that a robust framework for ethical AI principles are in place, and that Google’s products do not amplify or propagate unfair bias, stereotyping, or prejudice. Hear about the research they are …

Google I/O 2019 | Deep Learning to Solve Challenging Problems This talk will highlight some of Google Brain’s research and computer systems with an eye toward how it can be used to solve challenging problems, and will relate them to the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Engineering Challenges for the 21st Century, including the use …

Google I/O 2019 | Artificial Intelligence: From Social Good to Ambient Intelligence Google’s scale and AI expertise uniquely positions us to use AI to positively impact society. In this talk, hear from our global leader of Google’s Crisis Response efforts on how to think about applying ML and AI to positively impact some of the …

When I was a student, in the distant past when most computers were still huge mainframes, I had a friend whose PhD advisor insisted that he carry out a long and difficult atomic theory calculation by hand. This led to page after page of pencil scratches, full of mistakes, so my friend finally gave in …

Google Cloud Next 2019 | Retail Sessions Google Cloud Next 2019 | Serverless in Real Life: A Case Study In The Travel Industry Serverless is awesome. Advantages like speed, simplicity and scalability aren’t that surprising anymore. But how difficult or easy is serverless development? This session is a show and tell of a real life …

That voice in your GPS navigator, the virtual assistant in your smartphone, and the automated responses you get when you dial a company helpline number are not real voices. In other words, there is no big database of spoken words that the computer picks up and strings them together to create a sentence. They are …

While there is a wide expanse of applications artificial intelligence (AI) brings to the table, some are still concerned about how the technology can be an equally powerful tool to cause harm. In line with this, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Society Standards and Activities Board proposed some standards for the use …

Artificial intelligence refers, among other things, to machines’ capacity to demonstrate some degree of what humans consider “intelligence”. This process is being driven by the rapid advancement of machine learning: getting machines to think for themselves rather than pre-programming them with an absolute concept. Take image recognition. Humans excel at this task, but it’s proved …