Google to invest in ‘transformative’ machine learning, says new CEO

Machine learning will become an integral part of Google’s future technology plans, according to CEO Sundar Pichai. During his first earnings call (as reported by PC World), Pichai said: “Machine learning is a core, transformative way by which we’re rethinking everything we’re doing. Many of Google’s services already make use of this technology, which has evolved rapidly in the past two years, for voice search, language translation and email filtering. “We’re thoughtfully applying it across all our products, be it search, ads, YouTube, or Pla. We’re in the early days, but you’ll see us in a systematic way think about how we can apply machine learning to all these areas.” Machine learning is a technology that uses algorithms that can learn from data to adapt to users’ behaviour, as well as making predictions…


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