Turing Award Won by 3 Pioneers in Artificial Intelligence


For their work on neural networks, Geoffrey Hinton, Yann LeCun and Yoshua Bengio will share $1 million for what many consider the Nobel Prize of computing.

Geoff Hinton looks like he sees the coming doom of our entire species every time I see a photo taken of him. Tell me I'm wrong.

That aside, I'm not sure that this is particularly surprising—these are names you're likely well-familiar with already, and there couldn't really be more popular attention on AI today than there already is. Still, I didn't want you to be left out in this week's water cooler conversations.


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