Silicon Valley Is in a War Over Artificial Intelligence and Facebook Just Made Its Boldest Move Yet

In the war over deep learning that’s currently taking place in Silicon Valley, Facebook just dropped a bomb. The social network is one of the Valley’s most invested when it comes to building out artificial intelligence technology to help its products think and act like humans. It’s a competitive endeavor — Google, IBM, Uber and Baidu are just a few of the companies racing Facebook to scoop up deep learning experts, the rare minds capable of building this type of software. You’d think, then, that Facebook would keep its AI advancements under wraps and away form the competition. Not so, apparently. The company announced Thursday that it built some new AI-specific servers — the physical hardware used to store all of the AI software its employees are creating — to do…


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