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Takeaways: O’Reilly AI Part 2

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Among the speakers at the O’Reilly AI Conference were the eponymous conference producer and long-time tech industry guru Tim O’Reilly, and Genevieve Bell, representing Intel, one of the premium sponsors of the event. This is what I thought were the primary messages they delivered.

Tim O’Reilly, O’Reilly Media. Tim was upbeat about AI and its potential to “change the game” of business. He cited complex problems that will always arise when we change the nature of the relationship between people and ...

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Intel Acquires Saffron

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Intel took the still-uncharacteristic (for a chipmaker) step of acquiring pure-play cognitive software maker Saffron. The vision of “baking AI onto chips” is as old as the field itself (note Symbolics, Thinking Machines and other AI hardware failures from the 1980s). But the devil is in the details. Intel apparently believes the Saffron team can help get it right this time.

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