AI beating humans? Not in my lifetime, says Google’s cloud chief

The head of Google’s cloud business says she doesn’t expect machine intelligence to exceed that of humans during her lifetime, despite recent rapid progress that has surprised many.

Diane Greene, who turns 61 this year, said that while researchers are making strides in programming intelligence into computers, there’s still a long way to go.

“There is a lot that machine learning doesn’t do that humans can do really, really well,” she said on Tuesday at the Code Enterprise conference in San Francisco.

Her remarks came hours after Google said Greene’s division had hired two leading machine learning and artificial intelligence experts: Fei-Fei Li, who was director of AI at Stanford University, and Jia Li, who headed up research at Snap, the operator of SnapChat.

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