Google IO 2018 Notes: Keynote

Google AI is opening centers around the globe. Last year they began studying retinopathy in India. The AI systems are finding additional information from eye scans, such as cardiovascular risks.

They are also using AI to predict medical events. 76% success in predicting short term regression

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Google IO 2018 notes: How applications of neuroscience are improving accessibility

Summary

Learn from extraordinary people working to advance accessibility through innovation. Acclaimed neuroscientist David Eagleman is translating and feeding data through the skin using wearable tech. Haben Girma has refused to let the fact that she is deafblind limit her and believes that inclusion is a choice. Jyotsna Kaki lost her sight as a young adult and is now an Accessibility Testing Program Manager at Google. All are dedicated advocates for accessible technology.

90 talks on neuroscience at Ted Talks

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Google IO17 Notes – VR, AR, and AI – smart realities

Google wants to democratize Artificial Intelligence with Tensor Flow  and API.AI

Conversational UX Platform for products and services – API.AI

Create conversational experiences across platforms: chatbots, smart home automation, connected cars, mobile and web apps, robots, wearables, Enterprise, etc. (6kB)

Sign up to be one of the first to write AI on Google’s new Tensor Processing Units:

These are part of the google computing engine cloud service and are extremely fast for AI-based computing

Visual Positioning Service, Google Lens, and other Visual/AI Combinations

Google’s Visual Positioning Service uses Augmented Reality to find key visual points for indoor navigation withiut GPS or beacons.

Google Lens is also able to pull objects out of photos and create a data presentation. For instance, a photo of the Chicago cityscape could be analyzed and then provide information about the individual buildings.