Apple hires Google's former AI boss to help improve Siri

Noel Cummings
April 5, 2018

Jeff Dean, who is now overseeing the Google Brain team, will be in charge of artificial intelligence. This chip applies effects and other adjustments on the fly to photos and videos taken on the device, and it is credited for making the new Portrait Lighting feature work, although Apple has not gone into great detail about this. Just like the scenario in our normal lives, someone's happiness becomes the reason for other's sorrow and the scenario is no different for our very own search giant Google.

This should make this a bit more spicy between Google and Apple.

According to a report, Giannandrea announced on Tuesday that he was stepping down from his role at Google. John is the new entrant in the elite 16 who report directly to Cook, according to the New York Times.

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Siri, the most famous personal digital assistant lags behind its competitors like Alexa and Google Assistant.

Giannandrea's contribution to Google includes the development of the Ask Jeeves-style functionality that now enables Google search to provide more precise responses to user questions.

It's not clear from statements and published reports why Giannandrea chose to leave Google or join Apple. Google acquired Metaweb in 2010 and turned its technology into its Knowledge Graph, the blurbs of information provided as the result of a Google search whenever typing in a person, place, or thing. Giannandrea, who was called J.G.by his peers, will reportedly be working on improving Siri's capabilities in the future.

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Apple has made it clear in the past that it would never compromise the privacy of its users and its online services, limiting its access to tons of digital data and opportunities to build services with neural networks, which are all beneficial in AI technology.

Siri has received a fair share of flak recently, especially amid Apple's highly-publicized but inherently lackluster release of the Siri-only HomePod speaker. This study supports data from about $1 billion in revenue, 315 million installs, 1,700 apps, and 1,200 mobile media partners.

Jeff Dean, co-founder of leading AI research lab Google Brain, will now be in charge of Google's AI team.

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Engineers with AI expertise are some of the most sought-after people in Silicon Valley, with salaries sometimes exceeding eight figures.

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