Google’s Large Scale Deep Learning Experiments

Google’s new large-scale learning experimentation using 16000 CPU cores and deep learning as part of google brain project had made a big success on Imagenet dataset. This success had a wide media coverage. Some pointers to the news:

Google official blog, 26 June 2012
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2012/06/using-large-scale-brain-simulations-for.html

NYT Front page on large scale neural network
John Markoff, 25 June 2012: How Many Computers to Identify a Cat? 16,000
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/26/technology/in-a-big-network-of-computers-evidence-of-machine-learning.html

NPR interview of Andrew Ng by Audie Cornish
A Massive Google Network Learns To Identify — Cats
26 June 2012
http://www.npr.org/2012/06/26/155792609/a-massive-google-network-learns-to-identify

BBC News, 26 June 2012
Google computer works out how to spot cats
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18595351

The Atlantic, 26 June 2012
The Triumph of Artificial Intelligence! 16,000 Processors Can Identify a Cat in a YouTube Video Sometimes
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/06/the-triumph-of-artificial-intelligence-16-000-processors-can-identify-a-cat-in-a-youtube-video-sometimes/259001/

NBC News,
Google-built machine learns to find cats on the Internet
http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/futureoftech/google-built-machine-learns-find-cats-internet-846690

Time
27 June 2012
Google Builds a Brain that Can Search for Cat Videos
http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/06/27/google-builds-a-brain-that-can-search-for-cat-videos/

The Economist
27 June 2012
Computers that can cat-egorise

http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2012/06/babbage-june-27th-2012

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