Coursera’s Andrew Ng: India Has A Window To Capture A Big Chunk Of The Ai Opportunity


Coursera’s Andrew Ng: India Has A Window To Capture A Big Chunk Of The Ai Opportunity

Andrew Ng is one of the world’s foremost experts on Artificial Intelligence (AI). He is currently co-chairman and co-founder of the online learning platform, Coursera, and an adjunct professor at Stanford University’s Computer Science Department. He previously served as chief scientist at Baidu and was also the founding lead of the Google Brain team.

In an interview on Monday, on the sidelines of the Nasscom India Leadership Forum (NILF) 2018 in Hyderabad, Ng said life-long learning is becoming the new constant in today’s digital world. He also shared his perspective on the potential of AI and the fears surrounding it. Edited excerpts:

You currently run companies like Coursera, landing.ai, deeplearning.ai and even an AI fund. What’s your goal?

Today, we see Google as a great AI company and Google Brain played a large role in that transformation. Similarly, Baidu is a great AI company in China and the Baidu AI group, which I led, helped in that transformation. But I’m done transforming large companies. To achieve its full potential, AI has to touch companies in other sectors too. Read More…

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