The headquarters of ByteDance in Beijing on September 16, 2020. Photo: AFP The headquarters of ByteDance in Beijing on September 16, 2020. Photo: AFP
The headquarters of ByteDance in Beijing on September 16, 2020. Photo: AFP
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Brain behind TikTok’s AI engine quits to join the University of California as professor

  • Li Lei, former director of ByteDance AI Lab tweeted on Sunday that he was “excited to join” the University of California Santa Barbara
  • Li is one of many computer scientists to leave the private sector for academia.

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The headquarters of ByteDance in Beijing on September 16, 2020. Photo: AFP The headquarters of ByteDance in Beijing on September 16, 2020. Photo: AFP
The headquarters of ByteDance in Beijing on September 16, 2020. Photo: AFP
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