Whether or not making computers smarter and more personal means improving search features with AI remains to be seen. "Therefore we ask that Project Maven be cancelled, and that Google draft, publicize and enforce a clear policy stating that neither Google nor its contractors will ever build warfare technology".
Giannandrea leaves Google after having worked at the company for eight years. He came originally from Metaweb when Google acquired the company in 2010.
Apple's move is the latest example of tech giants luring away top AI talent.
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At Google, Giannandrea became head of machine learning research, and oversaw projects foundational to Google's current AI pursuits, like work on the company's Photos app, creation of voice-recognition software, and its self-driving vehicle project. Apple, which pioneered smartphones and tablets, has lagged behind Amazon.com Inc., Alphabet Inc.'s Google and Microsoft Corp.in AI.
"[He's] always on the leading edge; [I] always learn new things when I talk to him", Andreessen continued, adding at the time of Giannandrea's ascension to head of search, it was "great news for Google".
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The Information, for example, recently shared an in-depth look at Siri and how it has become a "major problem" for the company due to rushed development and poor communication between teams. Apple has products such as iPhones and HomePod smart speakers, but without a competitive voice assistant, they can only get so far in an AI-driven future. Giannandrea will focus on AI technology that supports Siri, while Federighi will likely still oversee the user-facing components. In fact, Google directly banned its employees from publishing any of their AI research.
While Apple wants to explore building services with neural networks, it wants to do so without compromising the privacy of user data. Engineers with AI expertise are in high demand at the Silicon Valley right now, sometimes fetching salaries exceeding eight figures. In an October 2017 interview with MIT Technology Review, Giannandrea pushed back on Elon Musk's prediction that artificial intelligence could possibly lead mankind into a new world war.
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