How Google Cracked the Image Translation Problem (and why this will totally change the web)

  We used to have to put words on the web because computers could not see images. When all that a search engine had to go by was the alt text input by a human and, maybe, the text surrounding an image, understanding what it was exactly was a very hit and miss affair.  The web is a very visual medium. Yet it has become the wordiest of domains precisely because search engines could deal with text …

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