Traditionally, software is built by programmers who consider the possible situations and write rules to deal with them. But recently, many software applications have been created by machine learning: the programmer is replaced by a trainer, who shows the computer examples until it learns to complete the task. This shift in the way software is built is opening up exciting new possibilities and posing new challenges.
Our speaker, Peter Norvig, is Director of Research at Google. Before joining Google, he led NASA's Computational Sciences Division and co-authored the still-leading A.I. textbook.
Dr. Peter Norvig
WHAT: How Machine Learning Changes Software Design
WHO: Dr. Peter Norvig, Director of Research, Google
WHERE: Box HQ, Rabbit Hole room, 900 Jefferson Avenue, Redwood City, CA
WHEN: 2018-03-29 — 7:30pm, Thursday, March 29, 2018
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