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Google’s Deeplearn.js brings machine learning to the browser

Google is offering an open source, hardware-accelerated library for machine learning that runs in a browser. The library is currently supported only in the desktop version of Google Chrome, but the project is working to support more devices.  The Deeplearn.js library enables training of neural networks within a browser, requiring no software installation or back end. “A client-side ML library can be a platform for interactive explanations, for rapid prototyping and visualization, and even for offline computation,” Google researchers said. “And if nothing else, the browser is one of the…

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Android 

You can now download Google’s super useful Contacts app

Google’s Contact app is now available on Lollipop and higher. The contact application isn’t something most people worry too much about when they set up a new device. So long as the user can synchronize their contact information and make any necessary edits throughout time, what else is there to worry about? Well, good design is something users may appreciate, and today users will have one more option for contact management. Google’s Contact application was previously exclusive to Nexus and Pixel devices, but starting today the application is now available…

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Technology 

How Google’s Go language could be improved

To improve development tools for Google’s open source Go language, Go might be getting its own language server, akin to Microsoft and Red Hat’s Language Server Protocol. The notion came up in a Go language contributors’ discussion group, so it’s not a done deal. [ What’s new in Go 1.9. | Also on InfoWorld: Tap the power of Google’s Go language. | The best Go language IDEs and editors. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld’s App Dev Report newsletter. ] The group’s consensus recommendations are: Adopt…

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