Google releases machine learning software TensorFlow to the open source community

TOKYO (JAPAN) – Some parts of the technology behind software giant Google’s most popular apps have been released to the public to the first time, giving data scientists and programmers access to the company’s machine learning software. Early this week, Google released its machine learning system, called TensorFlow, as an open-source library for anyone to download and use to program. Machine learning is the technology which powers Google’s apps that require user interaction. It allows apps like Google Translate or Photos to “learn” and improve its functions by feeding it lots of data and refining the eventual result. For instance, machine learning works in Google Photos when the app automatically tries to recognise and tags the pictures in a user’s smartphone which contain cats as “cats”. The app learns what…


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