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Earlier this year, we shared details about our collaboration with USAA, a leading provider of insurance and financial services to U.S. military members and veterans, who leveraged AutoML models to accelerate the claims process. Boasting a peak 28% improvement relative to baseline models, the automated solution USAA and Google Cloud produced can predict labor costs …

Previously in the background, immunology has become a mainstream topic in the past few years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Immunologists’ roles are challenging, as they need to collect and systematically analyze large amounts of biomedical data about the immune system itself, as well as clinical data to understand human health and disease progression. This …

What if, after all the upheavals and innovations of the past two years, we’re not headed for some new normal but instead an era of no more normal? “There are big, big challenges that need to be solved every single day by supply chain professionals,” Hans Thalbauer, Google Cloud’s managing director for supply chain and …

Mining asteroids might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but there are companies and a few governments already working hard to make it real. This should not be surprising: compared with the breathtaking bridges that engineers build on Earth, asteroid-mining is a simple, small-scale operation requiring only modest technological advances. If anything is lacking, …

The Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC®), an organization that improves technology discovery and assessment in the finance industry through dialog and research, recently audited the STAC-M3™ benchmark suite on Google Cloud (SUT ID KDB211210). These enterprise tick-analytics benchmarks assess the ability of a solution stack such as database software, servers, and storage, to perform a …

Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in hybrid multicloud computing, announced the financial services findings of its global 2022 Enterprise Cloud Index (ECI) survey and research report, which measures enterprise progress with cloud adoption in the industry. The research showed that fewer financial services organizations have adopted multicloud than any other industry surveyed, trailing the global average by 10%. However, …

With over ⅓ of the food in the USA ending up as waste according to the USDA, it is a compelling challenge to address this travesty.  What will happen to hunger, food prices, trash reduction, water consumption, and overall sustainability when we stop squandering this abundance?     Beginning with the departure from the farm …

At Google, we believe that when it comes to solving a problem as big and urgent as climate change, we get more done when we collaborate. From beekeepers in Germany to urban foresters in Los Angeles, we support the work of nonprofits, scientists, and organizations that are working to mitigate the impact of climate change …

Climate-induced wildfires, massive storms, and deadly heat waves, along with the complexities around managing sustainable supply chains and emissions reduction, have awoken the corporate world to the planet’s stark realities of climate change. Sustainability and environmental impact have become top of mind for executives across the world, with many starting to prioritize sustainable changes to …

Knitting as Programming or how I learned programmers owe it all to fiber As part of my bootcamp, I was asked to present for 10 minutes on any topic. I’ve been crocheting since 2013 and knitting since 2018, and I had noticed some similarities between the way I approached a project in either fiber arts …