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The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Google reportedly acquires AI company DeepMind for $400M

Secretive London-based company specializes in combining machine learning to build general-purpose learning algorithms.

Google is expanding its ambitions in artificial intelligence with the $400 million acquisition of AI company DeepMind, according to a report Recode.

DeepMind’s Web site describes the London-based company as “cutting edge,” specializing in combing “the best techniques from machine learning and systems neuroscience to build powerful general-purpose learning algorithms.” The site said the company’s initial commercial applications were simulations, e-commerce, and games…

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57617818-93/google-reportedly-acquires-ai-company-deepmind-for-$400m/

Darn, I should have been working on my AI neural net idea all these years. I’d love to retire right now with $50 million and spend the rest of my life making music.

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This entry was posted on January 27, 2014 by in Technology.
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