Andrew Ng, the Stanford University academic and former head of Google Brain, said he’ll be leaving Baidu next month, after three years on the job leading the search operator’s artificial intelligence research.

Andrew Ng quits as chief scientist, setting back Baidu’s AI push

Andrew Ng, the chief scientist of China’s dominant Internet search engine operator, said on Wednesday he will be resigning from Baidu Inc next month, in a move that could set back the company’s reliance on artificial intelligence as the centrepiece of its business revival programme.