“Excerpts transcribed from John Giannandrea’s appearance at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017, six months before Apple poached him from Google,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt writes for Apple 3.0.

• Computers are incredibly powerful, but they’re also pretty dumb.

• The basic idea is that the technology should augment the human intellect, not replace it.

• There’s just a huge amount of unwarranted hype around AI right now.

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: We think John fits a lot better at Apple than with Google!

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Apple has a major new enterprise partner – and Apple just got even stickier – January 25, 2018
Apple hires tech team from data science startup SVDS in enterprise play – January 19, 2018
Apple is getting very, very serious about enterprise IT – January 15, 2018
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General Electric to offer Apple Macs to 330,000 employees as company standardizes on iOS for mobile – October 23, 2017
Enterprise use of Apple Macs primed to expand ‘exponentially’ – September 6, 2017
Microsoft’s Windows is doomed – September 1, 2017
Steve Jobs’ plan to take back the personal computing business from Microsoft proceeding apace – December 7, 2009
Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ ultimate goal: ‘to take back the computer business from Microsoft’ – June 16, 2005

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]