Google's Bots Can Tell the Difference Between Oranges and Bananas

By Gary Cutlack on at

Google's learning machines are slowly cottoning on and waking up to the world around them, with the tech giant's latest research developments seeing it double test scores when recognising the stuff that clutters our lives.

A team from Google won the TheĀ ImageNet large-scale visual recognition challenge this year, correctly identifying, locating and taking home the gold medal. Their achievements in the field of object detection and classification will inevitably end up being used to tag items in YouTube uploads to sell better targeted advertising. [Google]