Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: PeopleRenowned inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil has joined Google to work on new projects involving machine learning and language processing.
Famed inventor, entrepreneur, author, and futurist Ray Kurzweil announced this afternoon that he has been hired by search engine giant Google as a director of engineering focused on machine learning and language processing. He starts this upcoming Monday, according to a report issued on his website.
It’s certainly very interesting news, but it does not come as a huge shock.
A new Ray Kurzweil book is always a major event. And his latest work, How To Create A Mind: The Secret Of Human Thought Revealed, is classic Kurzweil – both infuriatingly brilliant and brilliantly infuriating.
Written by: Stan Beer | Published in: PeopleIt is with great pleasure that we welcome our newest columnist Graeme Philipson into the iTWire fold. As anyone who has read anything about IT over the past 30 years would know, Graeme is one of the foremost IT commentators in Australia.
Google launch the App Inventor, a framework to develop apps for Android. You can create any app is in your mind.You can build just about any app you can imagine with App Inventor. Often people begin by building games like WhackAMole or games that let you draw funny pictures on your friend's faces. YoRead More...
Wearables will follow a similar path as the smartphone market, Forrester analysts predicted in April 2012. ”Wearables will move mainstream,” they said.
But will they?
Do you believe this?
From fitness trackers to smartwatches to computers you wear on your face, this emerging market, enabled by the increasing miniaturization of hardware components and lightweight materials,