Across all end devices, from desktop to mobile to mixed reality, quality software is no longer developed in isolation against a fixed specification. It is developed collaboratively by engineers, designers, and quality
experts responding quickly to patterns of user behaviour observed against a steady stream of incremental changes. At Somo we build the teams, processes, and tool chains that enable ongoing product-focused optimization.
The technology demo Duplex, where Google Assistants made Turing-test-beating phone calls on your behalf, is either amazing or the start of the AI takeover, depending on your perspective. But beyond the hype of personal digital assistants (can we reclaim this term yet?!) and self-driving cars, what did I/O mean for brands and apps in 2018/9?Read more
Machine learning and artificial intelligence have exploded in the last few years, with Google basing nearly all of their activities around powerful techniques like LSTM networks that can analyse language with almost giddying facility, image and speech recognition outstripping human performance and eBay's VP of engineering, Japjit Tulsi, provocatively saying "If you’re not doing AI today, don’t expect to be around in a few years."Read more