Google is using DeepMind’s AI to slash its enormous electricity bill

DeepMind cofounder and CEO Demis Hassabis. Google DeepMind Google has finally revealed a commercial use for DeepMind — a British artificial intelligence company it acquired for over $600 million in 2014. DeepMind made headlines for beating the best human in the world at the notoriously complex board game Go and it’s recently started working with hospitals in the UK on a number of healthcare projects but the startup is yet to make any money for Google, until now. Google announced on Wednesday that it has been using a DeepMind-built AI system to control certain parts of its power-hungry data centres over the last few months as it looks to make its vast server farms more environmentally friendly. Last year, a Greenpeace report predicted that the electricity consumption of data centres is set…


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