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Japan will increase the development of AI talent

Postby Squire » 30 Mar 2019, 12:40

While at the other end of the scale demand for sheep shearers and sheep shaggers in Australia is growing.

74 million sheep can't be wrong. This AI stuff is just a flash in the pan.

Who needs a plan? It just exemplifies the Aussie attitude, she'll be right mate.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Japan-aims-to-produce-250-000-AI-experts-a-year?utm_campaign=RN%20Free%20newsletter&utm_medium=JP%20update%20newsletter%20free&utm_source=NAR%20Newsletter&utm_content=article%20link

... Japan will seek to increase the development of talent proficient in artificial intelligence to 250,000 people a year, up from just a few thousand today, according to a government plan laid out Friday.

All students enrolled in universities and technical schools will be mandated to take a beginner AI course, based on a draft proposal released at a cabinet-level innovation panel.

With about 600,000 post-secondary graduates per year, the goal is to have 250,000 of them possessing advanced AI expertise. The number would include 120,000 science and technology majors and 60,000 health science majors from four-year colleges. Another 70,000 liberal arts majors, representing 17% of the 420,000 students in that field, would round out the total. ...
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Re: Japan will increase the development of AI talent

Postby Squire » 30 Mar 2019, 14:05

Will Australia produce more sheep shaggers than Japan's AI talent?

Will a nation full of happy smiling sheep cut the mustard in the age of tomorrow?
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