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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Google and Deep Learning

In Technology Review.  Google seeking Deep learning.  More on the DeepMind acquisition.  With some concerns by those doing academic research.   And motivation:  " ... Companies like Google expect deep learning to help them create new types of products that can understand and learn from the images, text, and video clogging the Web. And to a significant degree, leading academic scientists have embraced Silicon Valley, where they can command teams of engineers instead of students and have access to the largest, most interesting data sets. “It’s a combination of the computing resources we have and the headcounts we can offer,” Norvig said. “At Google, if you want a copy of the Web, well, we just happen to have one sitting around.” ... " 

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