Following Google’s purchase of leading Artificial Intelligence firm, DeepMind, the Internet collectively wondered what this has to do with all those robotics companies Google has also been snapping up. So are we far from having superintelligent operating system girlfriends (ie the movie Her)? If some of Google’s recent computing experiments are any indication, the answer is no. But on the plus side, search could get a lot cooler.
Deepmind patents https://www.google.com/search?tbo=p&tbm=pts&hl=en&q=inassignee:%22Deepmind+Technologies+Limited%22
Deepmind to Work Directly with Google’s Search Team http://recode.net/2014/01/27/more-on-deepmind-ai-startup-to-work-directly-with-googles-search-team/
“Her” trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ne6p6MfLBxc
Google and NASA’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMdHDHEuOUE
Google’s Quantum Computer Flunks Landmark Speed Tests http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24882-googles-quantum-computer-flunks-landmark-speed-test.html?page=2#.UugBbWTTln4
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