Facebook Hires Yann Lecun

Facebook decided to hire prominent NYU professor Yann LeCun as the new director of their AI lab. Yann LeCun will still be a part time professor at NYU at newly established Data Science Institute. Another NYU professor Rob Fergus will also join the Facebook AI team. Mark Zuckerberg officially announced that they hired Yann LeCun […]

Facebook is setting up a deep learning team

According to MIT Tech Review, Facebook is going to get into the deep learning band wagon as well in order to do semantic analysis on the facebook posts using deep learning techniques.