AI Wars Among Largest Tech Companies

Google, Facebook, IBM and the like battling AI wars on the best talent

Yann LeCun Geoffrey Hinton Jerome Pesenti AI wars

Yann LeCun has been named Facebook’s chief AI scientist. Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer said in a post  that Yann LeCun would “be responsible for ensuring the group retains its unique culture, focused on open research and true scientific advancement,”

Yann LeCun was one of the best students of Geoffrey Hinton, who is well known as AI Godfather and works for Google.

Facebook has recruited former IBM Watson head Jerome Pesenti. Facebook’s CTO said Pesenti would “coordinate and drive our AI strategy across the entire company.”

 


 

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