A great non French article on why French is amazing for AI startups and research (despite the paperwork ie. paying people to do the paperwork).
#1: French engineering school go deep in maths
Nothing new here, French have a long tradition of Mathematics. Too bad that Mrs. Nobel was caught with a mathematician otherwise the stats might have shown it : )
# 2: Public laboratories
As a result, the ecosystem is full of amazing mathematicians fond of advancing their fields and accepting intellectual challenges over big pay at FB and others.
#3: Passionate Engineers that want to stay
Despite of the big bucks offered by other companies, your engineers feel part of the adventure and actually will rather stay to see the company grow. Retention is amazing!
What do you think one of the richest man on earth will say about taxing robots the same way that we taxe human being? Listen, it is interesting
The robot that takes your job should pay taxes, says Bill Gates
Since yesterday, Salesforce is bringing Artificial Intelligence prioritization and task management skill to CRM.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff launched the larger Einstein project last year, promising to bring artificial intelligence to all of the company’s products and services.
Further details here
My dream: having my taxes done by an AI! Is that about to happen? Clear pattern, 100% logical, load of contextualized data, huge pain… that seem like a winner!