As it announced in its Machine Learning Journal, Apple is attending the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing in Brussels, Belgium between today and Sunday, November 4. Apple has set up a booth staffed with natural language processing experts from its Siri team and encourages conference attendees to stop by. Apple has also highlighted an opening for a Siri-related software engineering position within the company, based out of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, where i... MacRumors · 2 months
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