Small Numbers, Huge Changes

In a recent inter­view, Sun­dar Pichai of Google dis­cuss­es improve­ments in the accu­ra­cy of their voice recog­ni­tion: Just in the last three years, we have tak­en things like error in word recog­ni­tion down from about 23 per­cent to 8 per­cent. That’s the dif­fer­ence between mis­un­der­stand­ing one word in four, to one word in twelve; the dif­fer­ence between com­plete­ly […]