“Many of the canonical superstar firms such as Google and Facebook employ relatively few workers compared to their market capitalization” because “their market value is based on intellectual property and a cadre of highly-skilled workers.”
How will AI contribute to a boom? Perhaps it will happen indirectly, a process of “trickle-down” productivity, as ordinary firms adopt the AI technologies provided by Google and Microsoft and Amazon in the cloud.”
“When Apple Inc introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device’s ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a feat of “computational photography mad science.”
A special portion of that chip called the “neural engine,” which is reserved for artificial intelligence tasks, aims to help the iPhone take better, sharper pictures in challenging lighting situations.”
“Apple has unveiled the latest additions to its ARKit tookit at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference
will enable the camera to recognize people who are present in a scene and place virtual content behind and in front of them, while the former gives apps the ability to track moving bodies.
RealityKit and RealityComposer appear to be the answer to that question. By shortening the learning curve, Apple will enable a larger population of developers to begin creating their own AR experiences.
To demonstrate ARKit 3.0, Apple brought Mojang, the publisher of Minecraft and subsidiary of Microsoft, to show off the first live demonstration of Minecraft Earth.”