ArchiTECHt Daily: Day 2 at Google Next brings the news

I'm going to keep this short and sweet—so if you missed the deluge of announcements from Google yeste
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ArchiTECHt Daily: Day 2 at Google Next brings the news
By ARCHITECHT • Issue #34
I’m going to keep this short and sweet—so if you missed the deluge of announcements from Google yesterday at it’s Next conference, here you are:
I think that’s everything. Nothing mind-blowing, but Google is definitely moving toward feature parity with AWS in some areas, and is beyond AWS in other areas—particularly in data processing and analysis, and pricing innovation.
Still waiting for it to hit us over the head with that message, though.

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Around the web: Artificial intelligence
DeepMind’s foray into health care could still prove revolutionary, even if its main service goes bust. For example, this combination blockchain+tree format for keeping health records auditable but also computationally efficient.
This actually might be one of those tangible problems that will get large companies buying into AI solutions. Heck, I think the checker at CostCo even missed by case of Diet Dr. Pepper one time. 
The company name sounds like a new heavy metal genre. That aside, it’s one of many companies working on chips to hopefully compete with Nvidia’s dominance in deep learning. 
Yet another good use case for AI. More of this, less of sales automation, and we might just be alright.
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Imagine, for example, a model than learns that a ball can be rolled or that a bird can fly. That’s what he’s talking about.
Like many applications of text analysis, this could prove both remarkably valuable for companies and remarkably off-putting for employees. 
I’m really going to miss confirming to myself that I’m not a robot. I wonder what those algorithms are looking at, though …
That’s the most interesting part of this abbreviated brief podcast transcript. Although I would note that investors could tamp down on the problem of everyone trying to use AI by not funding so many companies using it unnecessarily.
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