There’s a race on between all the major tech companies to develop the best artificial intelligence engines and products, and they’re hiring in large numbers.
Just this week, Apple hired a number of engineers to teach Siri about sports. It’s just a handful of jobs in that particular department, but the company will almost certainly be needing many more employees to develop the AI for its much-rumoured autonomous car project.
Apple itself has not yet admitted that it is working on a driverless car, but recently registered three domain names – apple.car, apple.cars and apple.auto – which kind of give the game away. [Read more…] about Picking the brainiest in artificial intelligence