Apple hires its first director of AI Ruslan Salakhutdinov

Apple hires its first director of AI: Expert comes from same university that taught a computer to kill humans in a video gameRuslan Salakhutdinov announced his new appointment on Twitter He also said that he is recruiting for new members for his teamThe AI expert will also carry on his work at Carnegie Mellon UniversityHis appointment shows Apple’s firm commitment to the future of AI By Libby Plummer For Mailonline Published: 15:21, 19 October 2016 | Updated: 15:29, 19 October 2016 Apple has made a firm commitment to futuristic machine learning by appointing its first director of AI research.Ruslan Salakhutdinov comes from the same US university that developed an AI bot programmed to kill humans in a computer game. Mr Salakhutdinov announced his new appointment with the Cupertino tech firm on Twitter this week and…


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