The new MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing, named after Blackstone’s CEO who gave a personal contribution of US$350 million to fund its establishment, will concentrate on the study of AI-related courses. Photo: AP

MIT invests US$1 billion in AI-focused College of Computing hot on the heels of Tsinghua’s AI centre

The practical applications of AI are huge – from diagnosing serious illnesses like lung cancer using medical imaging, to improving manufacturing processes using big data

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The new MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing, named after Blackstone’s CEO who gave a personal contribution of US$350 million to fund its establishment, will concentrate on the study of AI-related courses. Photo: AP
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