Artificial intelligence researcher, neuroscientist, founder and CEO of DeepMind.
Demis Hassabis co-founded DeepMind in 2010 after successful careers in academia and computer game development. A child chess prodigy, he designed and programmed the multi-million selling, award-winning game Theme Park at the age of 17. After graduating from Cambridge University, he founded pioneering videogames firm Elixir Studios and completed a PhD in cognitive neuroscience at UCL. The journal Science listed his research on imagination and memory as one of 2007’s top ten breakthroughs. Demis is a Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society of Arts. In 2017 he featured in the Time 100 list of most influential people, and in 2018 he was awarded a CBE for services to science and technology.
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Demis Hassabis News
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Guardian - 18-Jul-2018
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