Apple poaches an AI expert from Nvidia, possibly for its electric car

Evidence that Apple is gearing up to launch an electric car continues to mount, as the firm has hired an artificial intelligence expert from Nvidia.As technology website Re/code points out, the chip maker’s director of deep learning Jonathan Cohen has jumped ship to Cupertino.Deep learning is a subcategory of AI, but what does this have to do with cars? Well, Nvidia has been selling the technology to automakers for use in self-driving cars.Nvidia components can be found in cameras and radar that enable autonomous vehicles to map out their surroundings and drive on their own.Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook may have hinted at the firm’s plans for an electric car when he said that “massive” changes are coming to the motor industry.Analysts at Jefferies & Co recently predicted that‚Ķ


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