China Set to Launch Pioneering Artificial Intelligence Project; Experts Pooled

Science(Photo : (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)) China’s research on artificial intelligence is moving full steam ahead, as the country’s leading Internet company is now assembling a team of experts whose main goal is to turn imagination into reality. Funded by Chinese Internet giant Baidu, the research project dubbed The Verne Plan, named after the French novelist Jules Verne, will be comprised of the world’s best science fiction writers and scientists, reported the China Daily.   Like Us on Facebook According to the Beijing-based Baidu, it has already invited six people to be part of the team’s first group of advisers. The team is composed of Andrew Ng, Baidu’s chief scientist, and five science fiction writers, which include Liu Cixin, the first Asian author to win the Hugo Award…


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