Microsoft acquires Bonsai for its deep learning reinforcement platform

Microsoft has taken the next step in its plan to grow its AI capabilities with the acquisition of Bonsai. The AI startup is known for its deep reinforcement learning platform designed to help developers integrate AI into complex and dynamic systems. “To realize this vision of making AI more accessible and valuable for all, we have to remove the barriers to development, empowering every developer, regardless of machine learning expertise, to be an AI developer. Bonsai has made tremendous progress here and Microsoft remains committed to furthering this work,” Gurdeep Pall, corporate VP of business AI at Microsoft, wrote in...