Google In Asia

  • AlphaGo’s next move

    … Ke Jie has a laugh after game two against AlphaGo on May 25, 2017 (Photo credit: Google) With just three stones on the board, it was clear that this was going to be no ordinary game of Go. Chinese Go Grandmaster and world number one Ke Jie departed from his typical style of play and opened with a “3:3 point” strategy—a highly unusual…

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  • Bringing digital skills training to 30,000 farmers in Vietnam

    … rise to new opportunities. That’s why, with a Google.org grant and technical expertise from Google volunteers, we’re helping the Vietnam Farmer’s Union (VNFU) deliver digital skills training to at least 30,000 farmers over the next three years. Through online and offline training programs on how to find information on the internet, use basic…

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  • A vision for success: Taking LED glasses made in Korea to the world

    … As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the Internet to grow their business, we caught up with Kyuhee Lee, marketing manager at Chemion, to find out how this startup went from selling zero pairs of Chemion LED glasses to over 10,000 in just three months. Kyuhee Lee, Chemion’s marketing manager, puts…

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  • Science Playground now open to kids in Seoul

    … Starting this week, families visiting the Gwacheon National Science Museum in Seoul can drop by the new Science Playground to dabble in activities and experiments where the young—and young at heart—can get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a scientist or an engineer. Have a look around the playground and some of the fun things you can learn…

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  • Making the internet more inclusive in India

    … and foremost making things work in the languages people speak. That’s why we’ve now brought our new neural machine translation technology to translations between English and nine widely used Indian languages—Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. Neural machine translation translates full sentences at a time…

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