AI Pioneer Yoshua Bengio Is Launching Element.AI, a Deep-Learning Incubator

Date: October 27, 2016 Published by

  • Update: Though Yoshua Bengio originally referred to his incubator as Element.AI, the official name is now Element AI.

  • And in recent years, the giants of Silicon Valley have acquired one deep learning startup after another.
  • Yoshua Bengio, one of the leading figures behind the rise of deep learning, is launching a Silicon Valley-style startup incubator dedicated to this enormously influential form of artificial intelligence.
  • Microsoft AI researcher XD Huang calls him “a great educator,” and that’s typically how the deep learning community describes him.
  • This research carries caveats, but it underscores how much deep learning has accelerated AI in the last five years.

AI Pioneer Yoshua Bengio Is Launching Element AI, a Deep-Learning Incubator