In a race to gather top experts in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), another former Google employee, Ian Goodfellow, has been roped in by Apple to work in its intriguing “Special Project” team. Also Read - Apple wants to scan your iPhone photos for child porn content
Goodfellow recently updated his LinkedIn profile to note that he is now working at Apple as a Director for Machine Learning (ML) at the company’s “Special Projects” group, The Verge reported on Thursday. One of the most prominent names in AI, Goodfellow has previously worked at both Google as well as the Elon Musk-founded lab OpenAI. Also Read - Flipkart Big Saving Days 2021 sale: Top deals on mobile phones to look at
In April 2018, Apple also hired Goodfellow’s former boss, Google’s Head of AI John Giannandrea. Not just Google, Apple has also been on a spree, hiring former Tesla employees. Also Read - Top gaming smartphones in August 2021 under Rs 40,000: iQOO 7 Legend, Poco F3 GT and more
Earlier this month, the iPhone-maker hired former Vice President of the electric powertrains at Tesla as the Senior Director of Engineering in its “Special Project Group”. The company is working to develop autonomous systems for vehicles, a project code-named “Titan” that requires top AI engineers, which explains Apple’s back-to-back hiring of top executives from other major companies.
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