Mitchel Broussard, writing for MacRumors:
Earlier in December, Apple announced that it would begin allowing
its artificial intelligence and machine learning researchers to
publish and share their work in papers, slightly pulling back the
curtain on the company’s famously secretive creation processes.
Now, just a few weeks later, the first of those papers has been
published, focusing on Apple’s work in the intelligent image
The details of the paper don’t matter so much as that it was published, period. Apple’s previous refusal to allow researchers to publish was severely hindering the company’s ability to attract top AI researchers.
★ Monday, 26 December 2016