If there’s one thing the world’s most valuable companies agree on, it’s that their future success hinges on artificial intelligence.
Google is continuing to invest heavily in deep learning at a time its head of machine learning, John Giannandrea, is calling the artificial intelligence spring (as opposed to the AI winter of earlier times).
Microsoft won’t be left behind this time. In a great interview a few days ago, its CEO, Satya Nadella says he intends to overtake Google in the machine learning race.
And Facebook? The vision of its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, of the company’s future, is one in which artificial intelligence is all around us, carrying out or helping to carry out just about any task you can think of,