Google Grants Teaching Machines to See, Hear, and Learn

Date: August 28, 2015 Published by

  • Machine perception involves improving how machines can organize and index information that’s not written text or numbers, but images and sounds.
  • Giving is pretty spread out, but two topics that stood out in 2015, landing 44 grants, were machine perception and machine learning.
  • Google just announced its second and final round of funding in 2015, and two standout topics were machine perception and machine learning.
  • As much as it freaks out Elon Musk, Google is pioneering work in artificial intelligence and related fields of machine learning and machine perception.
  • Another application the Google research team is working on is using its data-crunching power to accelerate the discovery of new chemical compounds that can be used as drug treatments.