Google has ended negotiations with its DeepMind artificial intelligence unit about giving the group more autonomy and its own legal entity, The Wall Street Journal reported. Google bought DeepMind in 2014 and this week spotlighted its work on more conversational AI at its IO developer conference. The Journal reported that DeepMind’s founders had wanted a legal structure used by nonprofits...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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