‘Deep learning’ has computers mimicking human brain activity

Global Business

Soon regulators may not be able to keep up with the latest technologies. So-called ‘deep learning’ is increasingly becoming a part of not only the tech world, but also mainstream society. It refers to computer algorithms designed to mimic human brain activity. Two companies playing a role in ushering in this era were front and center Tuesday at a California tech conference. CCTV’s Mark Niu filed this report from San Jose, California.

'Deep learning' has computers mimicking human brain activity

'Deep learning' has computers mimicking human brain activity

Soon regulators may not be able to keep up with the latest technologies. So-called 'deep learning' is increasingly becoming a part of not only the tech world, but also mainstream society. It refers to computer algorithms designed to mimic human brain activity. Two companies playing a role in ushering in this era were front and center Tuesday at a California tech conference. CCTV's Mark Niu filed this report from San Jose, California.

Highlights:

Researchers are using ‘deep learning’ to recognize photos better than humans, predict diseases and determine the toxicity of drugs.