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Chinese search engine leader Baidu loses another AI exec

Baidu (NSDQ:BIDU), the operator of China’s most popular online search engine, has lost another artificial intelligence expert. Lin Yuanqing, former director of Baidu’s institute of deep learning, confirmed reports that he resigned in September to launch his own AI company. The departure of Lin, who specializes in image recognition and human-computer interaction, provides the latest setback for…

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Baidu announces $1.5B autonomous vehicle tech fund to drive development

Chinese internet search provider Baidu created a 10 billion yuan ($1.52 billion) fund to invest in autonomous vehicle projects and released the latest version of its open-source autonomous vehicle software, the company announced yesterday. The goal of the Apollo Fund, named for the software and NASA’s moon-landing program, is to fund 100 projects over the…

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This Is What Happens When Machines Dream

When we let our minds wander, sleeping or waking, they begin mixing and remixing our experiences to create weird images, hallucinations, even epiphanies. These might be the result of idle… read more
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How Artificial Intelligence Is Primed to Beat You at Where’s Waldo

By their second birthday, children are learning the names of things. What’s this? Cat. And this? Whale. Very good. What’s this color? Red! That’s right. You love red. The human brain… read more