15 Examples on Baidu’s Lead in Global AI Race [2019 update]

Baidu is a Chinese language Internet search provider. Before Baidu, there was Google China for China; but the Chinese government banned Google and Baidu was established in 2000.

Baidu is a Chinese language Internet search provider. Before Baidu, there was Google China for China; but the Chinese government banned Google and Baidu was established in 2000. Here the story begins. The platform enables users to find information online, including Webpages, news, images, documents and multimedia files, through links provided on its Website. In 2013, Baidu opened an AI research lab in Silicon Valley. What has it been up to? Baidu has been producing also investing heavily in every currently fashionable arm of AI – from automated personal assistants to autonomous cars and healthcare like Google. Also, the company competes with giant Chinese brands like Tencent and Alibaba when it comes to AI technology. Read more

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7 AI applications @ Facebook [2019 update]

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg explains their goal is to help computers to “understand language more like a human would with context, instead of rote ones and zeroes memorization like a machine.” Precisely because of this Facebook has Facebook Artificial Intelligence Researchers (FAIR) to understand and develop systems with human level intelligence by advancing the longer-term academic problems surrounding AI. Researches are related to AI and to deriving knowledge from data: theory, algorithms, applications, software infrastructure and hardware infrastructure. Read more

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A constant state of innovation: IBM

Thomas J. Watson Sr. joins Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) in 1914 and over the next two decades transforms it into a growing leader in innovation and technology. He built a worldwide industry; it is called to International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) in 1924. According to Fortune 500, IBM is ranked as one of top 10 firms in 90’s. Let’s take a look at the roadmap of the IBM in the digital transformation, it consists not just software, hardware and services include cognitive solutions and cloud platform. IBM’s Bekas explains that we simply can’t scale enough hardware to solve this. “Ultimately, hardware can’t beat computational complexity. You need to have a combination of algorithmic improvement and hardware development,” Read more

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