Nach acht Jahren bei Google soll der Experte für künstliche Intelligenz nun bei Apple die Entwicklung von Siri und Core ML leiten. Macwelt News
Apple today updated its Apple Leadership page to include John Giannandrea, who now serves as Apple’s Chief of Machine Learning and AI Strategy.
Apple hired Giannandrea back in April, stealing him away from Google where he ran the search and artificial intelligence unit.
Giannandrea is leading Apple’s AI and machine learning teams, reporting directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook. He has taken over leadership of Siri, which was previously overseen by software engineering chief Craig Federighi.
Apple told TechCrunch that it is combining its Core ML and Siri teams under Giannandrea. The structure of the two teams will remain intact, but both will now [...]
John Carmack, best known for his work on iconic games that include Quake, Doom, and Wolfenstein 3D, today took to Facebook to share details on his interactions with Steve Jobs and to provide some insight into Jobs‘ opinion on gaming, what it was like working with Jobs, and what it felt like to participate in one of Jobs‘ famous keynotes.
Carmack first interacted with Jobs when Jobs was still at NeXT, because Carmack wanted to add a „Developed on NeXT computers“ logo to the original Doom game. His request was initially denied, but later Jobs changed his mind. Doom never included a made on NeXT label, but Carmack did go on to work with Jobs on other [...]
High-end department store chain John Lewis today opened up a new 230,000 square foot location in White City Westfield, London, and one of the store’s new „experiences“ includes deep integration with Apple’s HomeKit platform. Called the „Apple Smart Home“ section, Apple and John Lewis partnered in an effort to show London residents how HomeKit products can enhance their homes, showing off features like Siri voice control, connected lighting and heating, music playback, and more.
Speaking with HouseBeautiful, John Lewis senior PR manager Siân Grieve explained the reason for the company’s partnership with Apple, instead of integrating [...]