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Last week, a team of Googlers from 10 countries gathered in Paris to spend time with entrepreneurs and startups at Le Camping, an accelerator program that’s part of Silicon Sentier, an association focused on supporting promising digital projects in the Ile de France region. We celebrated the results of the first two seasons of the program and welcomed the new startups for season three. Le Camping’s program selects 12 new startups each season (one season lasts six months). They “camp” in what used to be the facilities of the French Stock Exchange, symbolizing the bridge between the old and the new economy.
During this time, the “campers” are coached by 60 mentors, mostly entrepreneurs but also engineers. We’ve already seen great success from the program. Using large-scale brain simulations for machine learning and A.I. You probably use machine learning technology dozens of times a day without knowing it—it’s a way of training computers on real-world data, and it enables high-quality speech recognition, practical computer vision, email spam blocking and even self-driving cars.
But it’s far from perfect—you’ve probably chuckled at poorly transcribed text, a bad translation or a misidentified image. We believe machine learning could be far more accurate, and that smarter computers could make everyday tasks much easier. So our research team has been working on some new approaches to large-scale machine learning.
Today’s machine learning technology takes significant work to adapt to new uses. Launching Google +1 Recommendations Across the Web. UPDATE (7/9/12): After a few productive weeks in platform preview, we're rolling out +1 recommendations to all users today.
Thanks for your feedback at Google I/O, in the discussion forums, and on our Google+ page. We're always eager to hear from you -- so keep it coming. Working on +1, we often hear people say they want to see more of what their friends recommend. Likewise, when we talk to site owners, they ask us to help them show more relevant content to their users. The playground is open. (Cross-posted on the Official Android Blog) Last year at Google I/O, we talked about momentum, mobile and more.
This year, we’re picking up right where we left off. More than 400 million Android devices have now been activated—up from 100 million last June. Chrome for Android out of Beta! +1. For our international readers, this post is also available in French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish (Latin America, Spain). - Ed.
A year ago we started a small project called Google+—to bring friends and family closer together, and to inspire new connections through meaningful conversation. Google+ Events in Google Calendar. Posted by Michelle Chen, Software Engineer.
Introducing Chrome for iPhone and iPad! Android 4.1 Jelly Bean coming in July with Project Butter UI, Google Now, richer notifications. The next major upgrade to Android will be version 4.1 Jelly Bean, it has been announced at Google I/O today. Project Butter is the major new innovation in Android 4.1, focused on making the entire UI "fast, fluid and smooth. " That includes triple buffering in the graphics pipeline, to ensure consistent frame rates with interface animations. Google's I/O demo showed two Galaxy Nexus devices side by side, one running Ice Cream Sandwich and the other on Jelly Bean, with the latter offering a significantly higher frame rate when navigating the Android UI. Google Now is a big addition from the Android team, introducing a sort of self-aware quality to Android phones — automatically updating you on your favorite sports teams in real time, learning your commute route and checking traffic, and also providing public transit information when it senses you're close to a transport station.
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