Creation of ImageNet is a vast database of images which is designed to accelerate the development of AI that can see and helping to drive the creation of deep learning systems that can recognize objects, animals, people and entire scenes in photos technology that has become common place on the world’s biggest photo sharing sites.
Google’s Cloud Computing Operation building online services that any company can use to build their own AI. This new Cloud Machine Learning Group is the latest example of AI not only reshaping the technology that Google uses but also changing how the company organizes and operates its business.
Google is not alone in this rapid re-orientation. Amazon is building a similar group cloud computing group for AI. Facebook and Twitter have created internal groups similar the Google Brain, the team responsible for infusing the search giant’s own tech with AI. Microsoft is also creating a new AI and research group.