Scientific leader Baidu AI left the post and started a new company

Andrew Ng is known for his work on Google Brain AI, previously worked at Stanford University, where he developed together with colleagues education platform Coursera, and later moved to Baidu, the Chinese Internet giant, which has been developing a deep machine learning programs and participated in the creation of programs computer vision and control of unmanned cars. A few days ago Andrew said in his Twitter account that he was leaving Baidu, to found his own company, which promised to tell later.

Scientific leader Baidu AI left the post and started a new company

As the name implies, Deeplearning.ai company will develop artificial intelligence and related research.

Launching my new project! Hope will help many of you: deeplearning.ai More announcements soon. #deeplearniNgAI pic.twitter.com/EsZecJfbrf

- Andrew Ng (@AndrewYNg) June 23, 2017

On the background of recent optimistic statements by the head of Baidu care of one of the key personnel it does not look good. Many began to suspect that the companies are not doing very well. Shares of the Internet giant after the appearance of the news fell a few points. Official reaction to the care-un from Baidu did not follow, therefore, seems to us all is not so critical.