Top AI Experts: Kai-Fu Lee

With a moniker like “the Oracle of AI”, Kai-Fu Lee is someone you’d be a fool not to follow. Previously the President of Google China and New York Times bestselling author for his “AI Superpowers”, he shares ideas and beliefs like that 40% of jobs will be lost to AI in next 15 years and others less chilling @kaifulee – AI made easy


Top AI Experts: Carol E Reiley

Carol E Reiley is a computer scientist, roboticist and co-founder of the first company to actually put self-driving cars into commercial operation, She now invests in and advises a number of companies involved in areas as diverse as healthcare and space exploration. She shares her thoughts with the world via her website,, and @robot_MD. – AI made easy

Top AI Experts: Elon Musk

Elon Musk needs little introduction, but his involvement in three of the most exciting areas of technology – intelligent cars, space travel and energy storage – make him a must-follow. AI is vital for all three, of course, and who hasn’t seen footage of his self-driving Tesla, but he has reservations about it as well as praise, and he shares every thought he has @elonmusk – including outside-the-box ones like his ‘nuke Mars’ initiative. – AI made easy

Top AI Experts: Quoc Le

Quoc Le works over at Google Brain (of which he was a founding member) and is the person behind Google’s AutoML, an ambitious project that promises to expand the number of people who can create neural networks from a few hundred PhD holders to pretty much anyone online who is interested – by teaching neural networks to do the heavy work in constructing new ones. He talks about this and much more @quocleix. – AI made easy

Top AI Experts: Richard S Sutton

Richard S Sutton is sometimes called one of the fathers of AI, because he was a real pioneer in the field, publishing his seminal doctorate “Temporal Credit Assignment in Reinforcement Learning” in 1984. He’s now a professor at the University of Alberta and works with Deepmind. He shares his thinking on his website, a beautifully low-tech website that Dr Sutton terms “a sort of blog”. – AI made easy

Top AI Experts: Ruslan Salakhutdinov

Ruslan Salakhutdinov is a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon and became director of AI research at Apple in 2016. He has published numerous papers on machine learning and is deeply involved in Bayesian programming, which many think is the answer to the Holy Grail – machines that figure things out for themselves. He shares his thoughts with the world @rsalakhu. – AI made easy

Top AI Experts: Ray Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil sounds like a cynical detective from a 1930s noir, but he’s in actual fact a leading intellectual in the field of AI. He devotes his considerable energies to invention in areas including optical character recognition, text-to-speech synthesis and speech recognition, as well as writing books regarding the future of intelligent machines and their relationship (and indeed integration) with us, including the bestseller “The Singularity is Near”. His newsletter is read by millions. – AI made easy