What is 'deep learning'?
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What is 'deep learning'?

Every day we create billions of bits of data. Ever faster and more powerful computers can use that big data to learn, predict events and carry out key tasks.

Surveillance, voice recognition and driving vehicles are all areas where people are becoming superfluous.

The BBC's Colm O'Regan explores the process known as "deep learning" - a branch of machine learning used to develop artificial intelligence.

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