Artificial intelligence and machine learning in high demand

The Economist reports, in a recent article, that artificial intelligence and machine learning experts are in extremely high demand, even among the already highly-wanted computer scientists.

The Economist reports that faculty, graduate students and practitioners of AI and machine learning are being harvested, in large numbers, by big-name companies, such as Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Uber, and Tesla.

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The demand for this type of skills is a consequence of the rise of intelligent and adaptive systems, advanced user interfaces, and autonomous agents, that will mark the next decades in computing.

Machine learning conferences, such as Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), once a tranquil backwater meeting place for domain experts, are now hunting grounds for companies looking to hire the best talents in the domain.

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