For now, Baidu says the system still isn’t accurate enough to replace human translators. But the company has enough confidence to use it to translate speeches at its annual Baidu World Conference in Beijing next month.

Speaking of China-based tech conferences, don’t miss the opportunity to learn first-hand about Chinese breakthroughs in all forms of AI at this year’s Fortune Global Tech Forum, which will be held in Guangzhou on November 29-30th. We’ll hear from some of the biggest names in China tech, including Sequoia Capital’s Neil Shen, Hillhouse Capital’s Zhang Lei, former Google China boss Kai Fu Lee, and Ant Financial’s Alan Qi, as well as global luminaries like Jim Breyer, Gary Reischel, and Salesforce AI guru Richard Socher. Register here!

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