Prominent AI researchers call the entire field "alchemy"

Machine learning's reproducibility crisis is getting worse, and the massive shortage of qualified researchers has driven top salaries over $1,000,000, bringing in all kinds of cowboys and pretenders. Google AI researcher Ali Rahimi got a standing ovation at a machine learning conference when he called the field "alchemy," criticizing the unsystematic reliance on rules of … Continue reading Prominent AI researchers call the entire field "alchemy"