Intelligent design

“Now that AI has become mature enough to have some use in the market, we feel relatively more relaxed, and feel that this day has finally come”


Robin Li

Baidu’s CEO Robin Li speaks to the GeekPark forum in Beijing about his firm’s large investments in artificial intelligence which began seven years ago. Li, who is about to turn 50 and was on the cover of last week’s Asian edition of TIME magazine, thinks his AI platforms in areas like autonomous cars are now triggering Baidu’s next growth phase.

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