back to article Get real! Microsoft CTO of AI quits Redmond for real estate biz

The office of CTO for AI at Microsoft now has a stonking great “vacant” sign plastered on it, as previous incumbent Joseph Sirosh this week trotted off to become CTO of Compass, a New York-based real-estate outfit. Sirosh joined the gang at Redmond just over five years ago in July 2013, having worked for more than eight years …

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Obviously the guy is a genius...

... CTO to estate agent...

jake
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Re: Obviously the guy is a genius...

It doesn't take genius to see which compensation package is larger.

Location, location, location.

Pascal Monett
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Kind of sheds a light on his true nature, eh ? He was so good at convincing people about the AI nobody has yet, he finally got his dream job : conning idiots out of mountains of cash to ensure tidy profits.

Flakk
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Trollface

As for who might replace Sirosh, we’ve contacted Microsoft and will update if the company responds.

Replace Sirosh with Cortana. It'll be funny.

Hans 1
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Paris Hilton

AI is, for the moment, quite a con ... we shall see, but it is overhyped and we have not yet seen anything more than gullible chatbots ... I guess he could not take the hot aire anymore ...

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