After the firing of experts Timnit Gerbu and Margaret Mitchell from Google, Samy Bengio had decided to submit his resignation. The former leader and co-founder of Google Brain was one of the pillars of artificial intelligence at Google. His arrival at Apple has been announced and he will lead a new research unit there.
Samy Bengio is joining Apple. He had resigned in support of the dismissal of the two researchers Timnit Gerbu and Margaret Mitchell, who managed the think tank on ethics in AI for the brand of the famous search engine.
Samy Bengio is expected to lead a brand new research unit around AI at Apple, with the help of John Giannandrea, the vice president of Machine learning and AI strategy. The latter also joined Apple in April 2018, after more than 15 years at Google. He was the director of research and AI for the Mountain View company.
Translated from Apple recrute Samy Bengio, ancien dirigeant et cofondateur de Google Brain