Google Bets on Computers That Learn From Mistakes

TOKYO—Tech giant Google now applies artificial intelligence to just about all its products said Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet. Schmidt said it’s safer to trust Google than governments with the personal data that underpins this technology.  Artificial intelligence includes smart software that can suggest how to reply to an email, or automatically tag that furball photo as “cat.” From Washington, Schmidt beamed into a Google seminar in Tokyo dedicated to machine learning – a branch of computer science studying how machines adapt to new information – hosted by Google. Nowadays this technology often makes use of personal information, such as emails and pictures, which Schmidt promised to safeguard. “We are upset that it appears the U.S. government, the Chinese government, other governments over time have attacked computer…


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