Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt disses Apple Music

facebooktwitterlinkedingoogleplusemailcommentsmoreredditpinteresttumblrCan machines beat humans at recommending music? Stephen Shankland/CNET Alphabet’s executive chairman couldn’t resist a jibe at Apple Music in a new article.Schmidt played cheerleader for artificial intelligence in a story he wrote called “Intelligent machines: Making AI Work in the Real World” published by BBC News on Saturday. The executive chairman of Alphabet (formerly Google) touted machine learning as something that will increasingly replace more traditional methods to resolve real-world problems. Machine learning is also something that’s pervasive across Google’s various services, so it’s naturally an area Schmidt would want to spotlight.As one example, Schmidt pointed to the concept of suggesting the right type of music for users of a streaming music service. In promoting the role that artificial intelligence can play in this task, Schmidt clearly took a…


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