Google DeepMind has urged the UK government to consider funding AI degrees

Google DeepMind scientist David Silver (left) and Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis (right). Google DeepMind DeepMind, the artificial intelligence research lab acquired by Google for a reported £400 million in 2014, has called on the UK government to consider funding degree courses that focus on machine learning, which is a subfield of AI. The company – cofounded by Demis Hassabis, Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman in 2011 – said the government needs to support the next generation of machine learning experts if it wants the UK to cement its position as a world leader in AI. Writing in evidence submitted to a parliamentary inquiry into robotics and AI last month, DeepMind said: “The government should consider funding for machine learning masters and PhD programmes at British universities, to encourage more…


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