Google has established in China laboratory in the field of AI research
Google Inc. announced that opens in Beijing Center for Research in the field of artificial intelligence. Rumors about this have soared in the web for quite a while, and then, finally, they have found an official confirmation. The company's management believes that in this way will be able not only to actively develop this technology, but also a type of Chinese staff of talented staff to help Google to reach new heights in the field of AI.
Despite the fact that the Google search engine in China has long blocked, hundreds of employees are still working in the country. The head of the parent corporation Alphabet Eric Schmidt has repeatedly said that Google will never leave China, because it is an inexhaustible source of truly valuable human resources, and to ignore it in any case impossible.
AI center, which will open its doors in Beijing, will work closely with other Google offices around the globe: in New York, Toronto, London and Zurich. The center has several dozen talented developers and scientists, but, according to the position list - Google remains interested in finding new employees. To date, more than 20 vacancies remain open. Company will compete with Chinese such giants as Baidu, Tencent and Alibaba, each of which is also interested in II-D.
"I believe that artificial intelligence will open before us limitless possibilities. And no matter where it happens the next technological breakthrough - in Silicon Valley or in Beijing. The important thing is that the AI will make people's lives better. As for the leading companies in this field it is very important for us to achieve our main goal of the joint effort. And for this we need to combine the strengths of researchers in this field ", - said the head of AI researcher Google Cloud Dr. Fei-Fei Li.