Google translate is now able to translate even more languages, thanks to AI

The #AI that works like a human brain for Google translate  #technology

  • Google is trying to make Google Translate more accurate by expanding the number of languages that are supported by its neural machine translation software.
  • The Californian search giant announced on Monday that Hindi, Russian, and Vietnamese will be powered by neural machine translation in the next couple of weeks.
  • Eight other languages are already using neural machine translation technology.
  • “Neural translation is a lot better than our previous technology, because we translate whole sentences at a time, instead of pieces of a sentence,” wrote Barak Turovsky, product lead on Google Translate, in the blog post.
  • Turovsky added that Google will be rolling out neural machine translation to other languages in the coming weeks.

Google is trying to make Google Translate more accurate by expanding the number of languages that are supported by its neural machine translation software.
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Sergey Brin: I didn’t see AI coming

@Google co-founder Sergey Brin: I didn’t see #AI coming  #wef17

  • Brin said that anyone starting out as a young leader or entrepreneur should focus more on having fun than making money.
  • Committed to improving the state of the world
  • The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.
  • Politics, the Fourth Industrial Revolution and how business can make the world more humane
  • Now that AI is to stay, its future and potential uses have become even more difficult to predict.

Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google and one of the most successful Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, says he did not foresee the artificial intelligence revolution that has transformed the tech industry.
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Can you tell if this music was composed by artificial intelligence?

Can you tell if this music was composed by artificial intelligence?  #technology

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  • The results showed that more than half the listeners attributed DeepBach-generated harmonies to Bach, while music by Bach was correctly identified by 75 percent of the listeners. “
  • The article is published in collaboration with Futurism .
  • Music is mathematical, and composers like Bach often made music that followed a defined, step-like flow that is almost algorithmic.
  • The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach is known to have written many chorale cantatas, polyphonic hymns based on Lutheran texts. Each is fairly simple, featuring a single melody accompanied by three harmonies, so Gaetan Hadjeres and Francois Pachet from Sony Computer Science Laboratories in Paris thought it would be interesting to see if a machine could create chorale cantatas indistinguishable from Bach’s.
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Sergey Brin: I didn’t see AI coming

@Google co-founder Sergey Brin: I didn’t see #AI coming  #wef17

  • Brin said that anyone starting out as a young leader or entrepreneur should focus more on having fun than making money.
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Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google and one of the most successful Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, says he did not foresee the artificial intelligence revolution that has transformed the tech industry.
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The Real Impact of Artificial Intelligence

Watch live now: CEO Ginni Rometty unveils IBM's guiding principles for AI at #WEF17:

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