Julien Perez: The age of reason is coming to machines
“We’re working at pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and that’s very exciting.”
In his role with Xerox research, Julien has been able to follow an unconventional approach for a research scientist — working in a multi-disciplinary team focused on business needs, while also conducting basic research. It has, he says, provided an ideal platform for discovery.
For as long as people have been interested in creating artificial intelligence, they’ve naturally been drawn to the prospect of teaching machines to read — sensing that when computers master language, they’ll finally have access to the full sweep of human knowledge. Full article