Inside Big Tech’s Quest for Human-level A.I.

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Inside Big Tech’s Quest for Human-level A.I.
Fortune, January 20, 2020
By Jeremy Kahn

Giants like Alphabet and Microsoft are investing heavily to develop technology that could radically reshape the business world. When it arrives is anyone’s guess.


Last July, Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, one of the world’s most valuable companies, with a market capitalization hovering above $1 trillion, filmed a short video with Sam Altman, the 34-year-old entrepreneur best known for his stint running Silicon Valley’s preeminent startup accelerator, Y Combinator.

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