Forster’s thriller is just one of 11,000 novels that researchers including Oriol Vinyals and Andrew M Dai at Google Brain have been using to improve the technology giant’s conversational style. After feeding these books into a neural network, the system was able to generate fluent, natural-sounding sentences. According to a Google spokesman – who didn’t want to be named – products such as the Google app will be “much more useful if they can capture the nuance of language better”.
- Thousands of apps in Google Play Stor... — Thousands of Android apps may be illegally tracking children, study finds – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/04/16/thousands-of-android-apps-may-be-illegally-tracking-children-study-finds/?utm_term=.6aa8b1d0ca1bSome of the apps in question included Disney’s “Where’s My Water?” Gameloft’s “Minion Rush” and Duolingo, the language learning app. [...]
- Apple now will warn you if your Mac h... — Apple now will warn you if your Mac has old, 32-bit apps – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/apple-will-warn-you-if-your-old-32-bit-mac-apps-wont-work-well-as-it-moves-to-64-bit-with-macos-high-sierra/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756The company’s computer operating system has been moving to more advanced technology, though MacOS High Sierra and at least the next version of Apple’s software will still support older apps. [...]
- Facebook is now in the data-privacy s... — Facebook is now in the data-privacy spotlight. Could Google be next? – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/04/11/facebook-is-now-in-the-data-privacy-spotlight-could-google-be-next/?utm_term=.aeee8be65182The search giant gathers a lot more data on us than Mark Zuckerberg’s social network. Who let Google off the hook? The titan of search, smartphones and Web browsing makes more money off its users than Facebook does, gathers more of [...]
- 6 Secrets Apple’s Chief Design Office... — 6 Secrets Apple’s Chief Design Officer Revealed in Naomi Campbell Interviewhttps://www.idropnews.com/news/6-secrets-apples-chief-design-officer-revealed-in-naomi-campbell-interview/67571/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=04042018&utm_term=NewsletterApple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is an influential man. Not just at Cupertino, but in the entire technology industry. Indeed, the products and services [...]
- Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may... — Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may have gained 37m more users’ data | UK news | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/04/facebook-cambridge-analytica-user-data-latest-more-than-thought?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=270168&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Company reveals up to 87m people – 37 million more than previously reported – may have been affected as Mark Zuckerberg takes responsibility for ‘a huge mistake’ [...]