As Silicon Valley fights for talent, universities struggle to hold on to their stars

Big advances in artificial intelligence are as likely to come from business as universities

  • Whether tech firms, rather than universities, are best placed to deliver general progress in AI is up for debate.
  • Tech firms have not always lavished such attention and resources on AI experts.
  • Another risk is if expertise in AI is concentrated disproportionately in a few firms.
  • THAT a computer program can repeatedly beat the world champion at Go, a complex board game, is a coup for the fast-moving field of artificial intelligence (AI).
  • Tech companies make public some of their research through open sourcing.

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@EconBizFin: “Big advances in artificial intelligence are as likely to come from business as universities”


As Silicon Valley fights for talent, universities struggle to hold on to their stars


As Silicon Valley fights for talent, universities struggle to hold on to their stars