Google opens first Asian AI research centre in China


The AI inspect team now forms part of Google’s Beijing office, and will be production with the tech company’s engineering teams.

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Tech Amazon Google has opened an artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in Beijing, China.

Google AI China Focus is the company’s first site of its kind in Asia, and joins its other AI investigating groups in cities across the world, including New York, Toronto, London and Zurich.

The centre inclination focus on basic AI research, and will be home to a team of AI researchers as unquestionably as Google China’s existing engineering teams.

It will be led by head of experiment with and development at Google Cloud AI Dr Jia Li, along with chief scientist Fei-Fei Li.

“AI inclination benefit all of us”

Along with publishing its own work, the centre will also mine money and sponsor a number of AI conferences and workshops within China.

Li says: “Human race is going through a huge transformation thanks to the phenomenal growth of ascertaining and digitisation. As technology starts to shape human life in more sagacious ways, we will need to work together to ensure that the AI of tomorrow allowances all of us.”

The tech giant operates two offices in China, with roughly half of its 600 wage-earners working on global products, reports the BBC. However, use of Google’s search appliance and a number of its other services are currently banned in China.

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