Today Google released their artificial intelligence engine TensorFlow under an open source license. This is just one more brick in the wall of a world where the polarity of building companies and creating solutions has flipped for good.
Until fairly recently it was only big corporations or nation states which could afford technology with bleeding-edge components. Not anymore. Now it’s consumers like you and me who lead the way.
The iPhone might have well been the harbinger of this paradigm shift. Now we see it everywhere. Technology is becoming more accessible, cheaper and more powerful by the day.
If a kid with an Internet connection in a slum in East Africa can hack on Google’s AI Engine — What are you waiting for?
Now is the time.