It appears that China has decided to join the race to create the first AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) entity. How do we know this? Why else would Baidu have lured Google Brain’s premiere scientist, Andrew Ng to their side? Here’s an excerpt from today’s report:
Chinese search giant Baidu has stolen away the head of Google’s “deep learning” project, dubbed “Google Brain.” Andrew Ng is an artificial intelligence expert, Stanford professor and founder of online learning company Coursera.
Read all about it via Baidu Hires Andrew Ng, Google’s Lead “Brain”.