23 Mar 2016
Eric Schmidt Sees A Huge Future For Machine Learning
CIO, March 23rd, 2016

"The man who helped build Google from a search engine into one of the biggest and most influential companies in the world has predicted the emergence of a new computing architecture based on crowd-sourced data and machine learning.

Speaking at Google's GCP Next cloud computing conference in San Francisco, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt said the combination of crowd-sourced data and machine learning will be the basis of "every successful huge IPO" in five years."

He said the adoption of machine learning will allow companies to mine crowd sourced data, which already provides a mass of information not previously available to companies, and improve on it..."
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24 Mar 2016
How Machine Learning Will Take Off In The Cloud
ComputerWorld, March 24th, 2016

"A company that helps users to create their own websites now knows what kind of sites their 80 million users are building without pestering them with repeated questions.

Wix, a Tel Aviv-based web development company, is using machine learning on Google's cloud platform to learn more about its users so it can help them find the images they need to build interesting and useful websites.

That's just the beginning of how machine learning will be used in the cloud, according to industry analysts who say machine learning will be the biggest thing that's ever hit the cloud.

David Zuckerman, head of developer experience for Wix, said machine learning in the cloud will be a boon to companies that don't have a major research division..."
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25 Mar 2016
Mycroft - The World's First Truly Open Home AI
Freedom Pemguin, March 25th, 2016

"If you haven't heard of Mycroft, there's a good chance you've been living under a rock. And not one of those fancy under-a-rock condos either - the kind of under a rock without - horrors! - wifi! Mycroft is a project over at Indiegogo and Kickstarter that has the distinction of being the first truly open source, open hardware home AI to grace the technological landscape. And, of course, it runs GNU/Linux..."
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