Microsoft Talks Machine Learning, Biological Science

David Heckerman from Microsoft research recently discussed some examples of how machine learning is affecting genomics and changing the pace of scientific breakthroughs. “Until recently, the wet lab has been a crucial component of every biologist,” Microsoft Research says. “Today’s…

Google Chimes in on Cat-Finding Computer Neural Network

This morning we brought you the story of Andrew Ng and the 16,000-core neural network that was able to decipher on its own what a cat is from thousands of pictures taken from YouTube videos. This afternoon, Google has chimed…

16,000 Computers Find a Cat On the Internet

[UPDATE] Google has chimed in on the results of the experiment and why it thinks machine learning is important for its future. [ORIGINAL] Google X is the secretive inner-lab where Google engineers try to make their wildest science fiction dreams…