Cortex: Twitter’s New Artificial Intelligence Group

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Twitter is ramping up its artificial intelligence efforts, hunting for experts to fill out a new team called “Cortex.”

A couple of recent job postings provide some clues about Twitter’s new Cortex group, which could help the company better personalize its service for its 300 million users and keep up with Google and Facebook in the industry’s escalating AI race.

Twitter is looking to enlist architecture and systems software engineers that will work on “Deep Learning,” a specialized branch of artificial intelligence that’s much in vogue among Internet companies these days. The job postings specify that the positions are based in New York, which is where Madbits, an AI startup that Twitter acquired last year, is based.

Read more about this on Business Insider.

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