28 Jan '14, 3pm

DeepMind Buy Another Google “Moonshot” Of Sorts

DeepMind Buy Another Google “Moonshot” Of Sorts

Re/code offers some additional insight into the $400+ million acquisition of artificial intelligence (AI) startup DeepMind that was reported last week. The people at DeepMind will apparently work with the search team at Google but not exclusively: Or as search is known at Google today, the “Knowledge” group, so-called because it no longer just finds keywords on web pages, but instead connects larger concepts. Knowledge is led by Google SVP Alan Eustance, but DeepMind will work closely with a team led by Jeff Dean, a near 15-year Google veteran, best known for his work on distributed systems. While there’s some technology and IP, what Google appears to be getting primarily is the team, lead by Demis Hassabis. Hassabis was a neuroscientist before getting into “AI.” It’s not hard to imagine that machine learning and AI would have broad application across Google, from search a...

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