Chinese search engine Baidu released some of its code after Eric Schmidt urged tech companies …

Baidu, China’s leading internet search engine, has released some of its AI (artificial intelligence) code less than a week after former Google CEO Eric Schmidt said technology companies need to start working together on AI if humans want to get the most out of machines. Schmidt, now executive chairman of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, claimed last Monday that AI has the potential to fix some of the world’s “hard problems,” including population growth, climate change, human development, and education. In order for this to happen, however, he stressed that companies need to start working together on AI and publish their AI breakthroughs to the academic community. Four days after Schmidt’s remarks, Baidu Research’s Silicon Valley AI Lab (SVAIL) published some AI code, known as “Warp-CTC”, on code repository GitHub. The…


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