“This is the most important conversation of our time, and Tegmark’s thought-provoking book will help you join it.” As Stephen Hawking comments on the book Life 3.0: Being Human in the age of Artificial Intelligence, an AI masterpiece by MIT professor Max Tegmark, also the founder of the Future of Life Institute.
On September 19th, Professor Tegmark paid a visit to the headquarters of Cheetah Mobile, China’s second-largest internet security software provider. The Swedish scholar was greeted by a GreetBot, one of the company’s recent products, after his return from Pudong, Shanghai for the 2018 World Artificial Intelligence Conference, where he was dazzled by two of China’s most impressive innovations, digital payment and high-speed rails.
As Fu Sheng, Chairman and CEO of Cheetah Mobile mentions, ”Six years ago, Cheetah Mobile was still an insignificant company. As I set foot on the lawn of Stanford, I began to contemplate on the differences between Chinese and American companies. I learn to ‘think big and think different’ on the American soil.” That’s when he decided that Cheetah Mobile should break away from its competitors and venture into the AI business. The company was inspired by Silicon Valley in terms of creating favorable environment for employees...
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