Artificial Intelligence is more profound than fire, electricity, or the internet, says Google boss

  • “‘It can make humans more productive than we have ever imagined,’ said Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google’s owner Alphabet.
  • ‘I view it as a very profound enabling technology,’ said Pichai. ‘If you think about fire or electricity or the internet, it is like that but I think even more profound.’”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.marketwatch.com/amp/story/artificial-intelligence-is-more-profound-than-fire-electricity-or-the-internet-says-google-boss-11626202566

Google fuels online shopping with Lens, AI, and Shopify

“As part of its I/O 2021 keynote today, Google talked about online shopping and the ways it is boosting this experience for both merchants and shoppers. Among other things, the company introduced its Shopping Graph, a dataset ‘enhanced’ using artificial intelligence to monitor a variety of constantly changing parameters, ensuring shoppers can find products they’re looking for in real-time.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.slashgear.com/google-fuels-online-shopping-with-lens-ai-and-shopify-18673292/amp/

Google launches suite of AI-powered solutions for retailers

“Google today announced the launch of Product Discovery Solutions for Retail, a suite of services deigned to enhance retailers’ ecommerce capabilities and help them deliver personalized customer experiences. Product Discovery Solutions for Retail brings together AI algorithms and a search service, Cloud Search for Retail, that leverages Google Search technology to power retailers’ product-finding tools.

Ecommerce order volume has increased by 50% compared with 2019, and shipment times for products like furniture more than doubled in March. Moreover, overall U.S. digital sales have jumped by 30%, expediting the online shopping transition by as much as two years.“

https://www.google.com/amp/s/venturebeat.com/2021/01/19/google-launches-suite-of-ai-powered-solutions-for-retailers/amp/

The State of AI 2020: Breaking Down the Annual Report

“Other predictions: A top tech company will shutter its AI lab in a strategic reset. Google’s DeepMind will make a breakthrough in biology-drug discovery, while Facebook will make one with computer vision and AR/VR. An AI-first drug discovery startup exits for $1+ billion.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.morningbrew.com/emerging-tech/stories/amp/2020/10/19/state-ai-2020-breaking-annual-report%3famp=1