Peter Norvig – Director of Research at Google – on semantic search, unstructured data and the next 5 years

Today in our video section: Peter Norvig, Director of Research (formerly Director of Search Quality) at Google Inc.

“We will see more embedding of ourselves in the psychical this world, were we mediate not through our fingertips but through speech, camera’s and gestures and see our computers more as equal partners that are in this environment.”

In this video Norvig explains how Google is working it’s way towards semantic search.

An example of using text analytics and unstructured data: Google Translation.

Norvig on the next 5 years and what to expect?

About Thomas van Manen

Thomas van Manen is a researcher with a focus on the impact of new technologies and is part of the VINT research program on Big Data, Internet of Things, Gamification, Wearables and Disruptive Technologies. As a innovator Thomas helps organizations translate new technologies and digital trends into ideas and ideas into concepts using research, workshops and pilot programs. Thomas is also Chief Editor of the VINT research blog, part of Sogeti Labs community of technology experts and was voted to be part of the HOT100 in 2012, a yearly selection of the most promising alumni in Media & Arts studies.

 

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