François Chollet @fchollet Deep learning @google. Creator of Keras, neural networks library. Author of 'Deep Learning with Python'. Opinions are my own. Oct. 14, 2019 1 min read

One of the most effective things a government can do to foster an ecosystem of AI startups is to have a National Open Data Strategy.

Put all government data behind APIs, sponsor the creation of high-quality public datasets in various domains relevant to local markets & language.

New startups, open-source applications, and big co services will emerge to make use of this data. It's one of the most cost-effective way to foster innovation, and, unlike research & education (which are also critical), it has short-term returns

Datasets = infrastructure for the future.

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