Google: Rise Of The (Learning) Machines

Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google IO developer conference highlighted progress in key areas such as Android and especially Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI is going main stream, becoming an essential part of platform operating systems and cloud services. As the creator of AlphaGo, the first AI to defeat a human Go player, Google is arguably out in front in AI services. Leveraging AI to confer competitive advantage for its various platforms is the centerpiece of Google’s business strategy. It’s a good, if somewhat disquieting, strategy. Click to enlarge Source: qzprod The AI Assistant My title for this article was meant to be more tongue-in-cheek than alarmist. The new generation of AIs based on deep learning techniques don’t pose a threat to humanity, but there are implications that need to be explored. This…


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