Famed inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil joined Google last month to work on "some of the hardest problems in computer science," specifically machine learning and language processing.
"The project we plan to do is focused on natural language understanding," Kurzweil told Singularity Hub in an interview (see video below). "We want to give computers the ability to understand the language that they're reading."
As Google's director of engineering, Kurzweil's said the challenge isn't just one of the hardest but also the most important.
"It's ambitious, in fact there'… Read more