What to expect at Google I/O 2016

There will be self-driving cars. Google I/O 2016, the company’s annual developer conference, is moving to Mountain View, California, this year, which means it’s right in Google’s backyard — one of the few places its driverless cars are regular sights on the road. But don’t get too excited. The conference, which begins Wednesday morning at…

Google using romance novels to train its artificial intelligence to write fiction

Google is using romance novels to teach its artificial intelligence (AI) system to better understand how people communicate. Researchers at Google Brain, the company’s AI-focused deep learning project, presented a paper earlier this month that detailed techniques they used to teach its AI to write fiction — and the results were unexpectedly haunting. SEE ALSO:…