How TensorFlow, which Google just made free, teaches computers think like humans

It’s been 18 years since Deep Blue beat the reigning world champion chess player. It’s been four years since Watson beat the all-time “Jeopardy!” champions. But true artificial intelligence – a computer system that is at least as good as a human at solving problems through reasoning, planning, and abstract thinking – hasn’t come about yet.Some computer scientists and business leaders predict that a breakthrough is just around the corner; others think that while computers will continue to improve in specific areas, they may never be able to achieve human-like intelligence.Google is in the former camp, and on Monday, the company took a big step toward building (or letting someone else build) artificial intelligence. Google open-sourced part of TensorFlow, the “deep learning” engine that powers the company’s speech recognition, its…


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