Apple employs tech guru from university that taught computers to ‘defeat humans’

I ROBOT Artificial intelligence expert begins work in firm’s shadowy ‘machine learning’ division APPLE has employed a world-leading artificial intelligence guru from a university which famously taught computers to “defeat humans”. Ruslan Salakhutdinov, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, is now Apple’s director of AI research, although it is unclear what his role will entail. Paramount Could Apple one day release a product which looks like THIS? The tech giant is said to be interested in using “machine learning” to make its voice activated assistant Siri more useful. However, Apple is also likely to be interested in using artificial intelligence in secret products and services which are yet to be revealed. He also posted a link to a job advert which said: “We are looking for exceptional hands-on research scientists with a proven…


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