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China is poised to be a hotbed of AI development in the near future. Robin Li, CEO and founder of Baidu, believes he’s setting Baidu on course to own this revolution—one that, in turn, will vault Baidu to its rightful place in the stratosphere.
Focused on basic AI research, the Google AI China Center will consist of a team of researchers in Beijing who will work with AI colleagues in Google offices across the world, including New York, Toronto, London and Zurich.
During the Tesla party that took place at the intelligence conference NIPS, Elon Musk revealed that Tesla is developing its own custom chips for its driverless cars. And gives us the news that god-like machines will take over within a decade.
It seems like Nvidia announces the fastest GPU in history multiple times a year, and that’s exactly what’s happened again recently; the Titan V is “the most powerful PC GPU ever created,” in Nvidia's words.