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For years, Google Translate has helped break down language barriers and connect communities all over the world. And we want to make this possible for even more people — especially those whose languages aren’t represented in most technology. So today we’ve added 24 languages to Translate, now supporting a total of 133 used around the …

As a university student, Abigail Annkah fell in love with mathematics, which soon led to her interest in artificial intelligence. After graduating from the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Abigail made it through the competitive process to become an AI resident at Google Research, Accra. After her residency, Google offered her a job and she’s …

Twenty years ago, Google started using machine learning, and 10 years ago, it helped spur rapid progress in AI using deep learning. Jeff Dean and Marian Croak of Google Research take a look at how we’ve innovated on these techniques and applied them in helpful ways, and look ahead to a responsible and inclusive path …

Imagine you’ve done your due diligence for your upcoming trip to the local authority office. You’ve filled out the relevant forms, booked the appointment, found the correct points of contact. But, as much as you’ve prepared, there’s one aspect of your visit you can’t control: you and the clerks don’t speak the same language. In …

Over guacamole and corn chips at a party, a friend mentions that her favorite phone game uses augmented reality. Another friend points her phone at the host and shouts, “Watch out—a t-rex is sneaking up behind you.” Eager to join the conversation, you blurt, “My blender has an augmented reality setting.“ If only you had …

Today, there’s more information accessible at people’s fingertips than at any point in human history. And advances in artificial intelligence will radically transform the way we use that information, with the ability to uncover new insights that can help us both in our daily lives and in the ways we are able to tackle complex …

Google Cloud AI is baked into our work with customers all over the world. We’ve partnered with organizations to use AI to make new predictions, automate business processes, forecast flooding and even combat climate change and chronic diseases. And sometimes, we even get to help our customers use AI to invent new things—tasty new things. …

There’s a new way to look out for potholes in the road and it doesn’t involve better eyeglasses or dispatching costly repair crews. Bus-mounted cameras and machine learning can do it for you, as the City of Memphis discovered. Staying on top of deteriorating roads when you can’t add more personnel is a never ending …

Have you ever wondered what, fundamentally, scientifically, makes a piece of cake different from a slice of bread or a cookie? Me neither. But now this important, controversial question finally has an answer, thanks to explainable machine learning. (Sort of.) In machine learning, explainability is the study of how we can make models more interpretable, …

Over the next six months, more than 600 sensor cameras will be deployed in bushfire-affected areas across Australia, monitoring and evaluating the surviving wildlife populations. This nationwide effort is part of An Eye on Recovery, a large-scale collaborative camera sensor project, run by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Conservation International, with the …