Every time Apple said ‘machine learning’, we had a drink andsgd oh*][

Date: June 6, 2017 Published by

  • Craig Federighi, senior veep of software engineering, highlighted Safari’s use of machine learning for intelligent blocking of browser tracking.
  • Kevin Lynch, technology veep, talked about Siri, Apple’s personal assistant software, becoming more proactive and more aware of watchOS activity through machine learning.
  • WWDC While touting forthcoming operating system features at its annual developer conference on Monday, Apple made sure to mention machine learning and related AI-oriented terminology over and over.
  • Federighi cited the utility of Apple’s new Metal 2 graphics API for machine learning.
  • John Ternus, veep of hardware engineering, called out the compute power of Apple’s forthcoming iMac Pro by noting how its Radeon Vega GPU would be helpful for machine learning.