Eric Schmidt on Smarter Music…

In the next generation of software, machine learning won’t just be an add-on that improves performance a few percentage points; it will really replace traditional approaches. To give just one example: a decade ago, to launch a digital music service, you probably would have enlisted a handful of elite tastemakers to pick the hottest new […]

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Alfred Spector on How Google Does Fundamental Research Without a Separate Research Lab

If you dig Brian Eno’s concept of Scenius, you’ll surely appreciate Google’s approach to innovation in 2014 by tapping into many minds from a like-minded community and fostering creativity by matching “thinkers” with the “doers.” Last summer it was widely reported Google was shifting away from the 20 percent time approach, but it appears they […]

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