Google Strikes Deal with Chip Startup to Give Smartphones AI

Google wants to make your phone capable of faster, battery-sipping artificial intelligence. By taking AI out of the cloud and putting it on the device Google plans to make waiting for a response a thing of the past. Your phone is one the most challenging environments to implement true artificial intelligence, yet it’s also the most important if the goal of letting computers aid people in everyday decision-making is ever to come to pass. The type of processing power required to enable a computer to learn is enormous, sucking up huge amounts of energy. In fact, when Facebook engineers were designing a new form of server to train computers to learn, one of their biggest battles was with the folks providing power to the data center. They wanted too much.…


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