YouTube gets better at watching you

YouTube has figured out a way to get deeper inside your head. The Internet’s biggest video site on Tuesday rolled out a smarter machine learning engine on its iOS and Android mobile apps, allowing it to serve up better recommendations for viewers. The gussied-up recommendation system is based on deep neural network technology — the same type parent Google uses for search results — which will help YouTube find patterns and learn more about what a viewer wants with each visit. “Delivering a personal recommendation engine that shows YouTube really understand you is our goal,” Johanna Wright, vice president of YouTube product management, said in an interview. “We’re able to do this because Google has some of the best machine learning in the world.”Enlarge Image<div id=”2b8beaa8-86e3-4dbc-99cd-5fb2ffecbbd3″ class=”enlargeImage” data-component=”globalModal” data-global-modal-options=”{“content”:””,”modalTemplate”:”{{content}}”,”setContentOnInit”:false}”/>The new…


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