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 an analyst and digital/social strategist at VINT. His research focuses on the impact of Big Data, Mobile Information Technologies, Gamification and the Web of Things. He can help organizations roll out a Social (Business) Strategy and provide business managers with analysis on upcoming technology trends. He is the co-author of Game On, a report on the business impact of games and the potential of unleashing game dynamics onto business applications and four reports on Big Data. Thomas is also Chief Editor at the VINT research blog and was part of the HOT100 in 2012, a yearly selection of the most promising alumni in Media & Arts studies.


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