Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Google's Simulated Human Brain Has Trained Itself to Recognize Cats on YouTube

Google Identifying Cats Wikimedia Commons
PopSci - As intelligent as computers continue to get, it's still a lot of work for them to perform tasks many humans do on a regular basis--like, say, enjoying cat videos on YouTube. In an attempt to bridge that gap, scientists from Google's X laboratory created a simulated human brain by putting 16,000 computer processors together and having them browse around the Internet, learning facts about the world as they went. And the simulated human brain successfully found YouTube's cats.    More