Demis Hassabis: The World’s 100 Most Influential People

How Demis Hassabis is revolutionizing artificial intelligence #TIME100

  • At least a decade ahead of expectations, Demis Hassabis and his team at DeepMind created AlphaGo, a software program that defeated Lee Sedol, one of the world’s best players, at the complex game of Go.
  • Demis is one of the leading scientists creating AI breakthroughs, with three Nature papers in the past two years.
  • Of equal importance, however, Demis is deeply committed to keeping AI safe.
  • Demis has been a leader in establishing ethical guidelines to keep AI accountable.
  • If we achieve this vision, it’s likely Demis will have played a large part.

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