Google kicked off Google I/O 2018, their developer conference, yesterday, 5/8/18, with a keynote that had some amazing announcements in it. Here is a summary of them with links to more info on each one. I’m pretty excited for these. Many will be great for education, including news, accessibility and more. (Google for Education Resources)Google AI is the big topic of the day. AI is being implemented in pretty much everything Google does and there are some really amazing things being accomplished. https://ai.google/AI – solving problems for users https://www.blog.google/topics/innovation-technology/io18-overview/opening AI centers around the worldtransforming Healthcare https://ai.googleblog.com/2018/05/deep-learning-for-electronic-health.htmldiagnosing diabetic retinopathyand use eye scan to predict cardiovascular riskhelping doctors predict medical events and issues before they happenAccessibilityhearing impaired – separating out the noiseways to help people with physical disabilities to “talk”Morse code tapping to go to G Board to typeNew fresher look to Gmailsmart compose using AI https://www.blog.google/products/gmail/subject-write-emails-faster-smart-compose-gmail/suggests phrases for you, hit tab to autocompleteGoogle Photos and AI https://www.blog.google/products/photos/take-action-sharing-editing/5B photos viewed every daynew feature – suggested actions – smart actions in contextshare photos based on who is in photoone tap to fix exposure/etcrecognize and convert photo of document to PDF!auto color b&W photosAI computing powernext gen TPU 3.0 pod for AI computingliquid cooling now neededover 100 petaflops (pod is 8x more powerful than last year)Google Assistant https://www.blog.google/products/assistant/io18/ https://assistant.google.com/ naturally conversationalthere when you need iteasy to use”Holly” is the voiceusing AI (Wavenet) to create a more natural voice nowadding 6 new voices to Google Assistantgetting more voices for global John Legend coming as a voice of GA (later this year in different contexts)more and more actions and featuresworks with smart TVs and Netflixsmart home devicesfind your phoneon over 500 M devicesin most major car manufacturers30 languages, 80 countries by end of yearvisually assistive (shows visuals as well as speaking to you)understand social dynamics new ways to interact besides Hey

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