January 20, 2022

Google's Peter Norvig Talks Search Algorithms and AI in a New Interview

Peter Norvig, Google’s Director of Research, talks with Eric Enge from Stone Temple. Excellent read.

Here’s a bit from the intro of the interview.

Enge Writes:

As you will see in the transcript below, this discussion focused on the use of artificial intelligence algorithms in search. Peter outlines for us the approach used by Google on a number of interesting search problems, and how they view search problems in general. This is fascinating reading for those of you who want to get a deeper understanding of how search is evolving and the technological approaches that are driving it. The types of things that are detailed in this interview include:

The basic approach used to build Google Translate
The process Google uses to test and implement algorithm updates
How voice driven search works
The methodology being used for image recognition
How Google views speed in search
How Google views the goals of search overall

Read Eric Enge’s Complete Interview with Google’s Peter Norvig

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.