Microsoft goes big on AI research

Microsoft goes big on AI research SEATTLE • Microsoft is reorganising part of the company to better position itself as one of the significant players in the emerging field of artificial intelligence. The company has created a new organisation that combines its...

Is Singularity Near?

Is Singularity Near? OpenAI, a nonprofit artificial intelligence research company, announced itself to the world on December 11, 2015. With $1 billion in funding from high-profile investors, such as Elon Musk, Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel, the company put forward an...