Apple Inc Betting Big On Machine Learning; Hires Artificial Intelligence Director From Nvidia

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has continued its aggressive hiring spree by appointing Jonathan Cohen, director of Nvidia Corporation’s (NASDAQ:NVDA) Deep Learning division, to perhaps help drive the rumored Apple electric car. The deep learning and artificial intelligence expert reported on his LinkedIn account an imminent change of employment from Nvidia to Apple, with his title at the Cupertino company stating “Software”. However, Mr. Cohen is said to have extensive experience in developing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and providing autonomous car solutions. At Nvidia, Mr. Cohen worked as the director of the chipmakers’ Deep Learning program, where he overlooked the CUDA Platform libraries and GPU acceleration software technology. His recent work centered around technology like Drive PX, a camera-based autopilot system for cars that can identify and take action in accordance…


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