Apple Lags Behind Google and Facebook on AI

Apple Lags Behind Google and Facebook on AI When it comes to exploring the latest machine-learning techniques, Apple seems hampered by its secrecy and product focus. Apple wants you to know that Siri is no dunderhead. The normally secretive tech giant lifted the lid on its artificial intelligence efforts by inviting the writer Steven Levy to its headquarters to hear it crow about all the products and services that are benefiting from various machine-learning techniques, especially deep learning. The resulting article, published on Levy’s site, Backchannel, paints a picture of a company keen to boast about its AI chops. It’s certainly interesting to hear about how deep learning is being used to improve Siri’s hearing, voice, and natural language; and how machine learning is helping to make other Apple products smarter.…


Link to Full Article: Apple Lags Behind Google and Facebook on AI