Elon Musk says Mark Zuckerberg's understanding of AI is 'limited'

Share
Elon Musk says Mark Zuckerberg's understanding of AI is 'limited'

During the stream, the Facebook founder also said "I have strong opinions about it (AI)".

"People who are arguing for slowing down the process of building AI, I just find that really questionable".

"My goal was to learn about the state of artificial intelligence", Zuckerberg said at the time, "where we're further along than people realize and where we're still a long ways off". Then, might I add how Zuckerberg is taking pride in Facebook's AI Research team's win of the best paper award at the top computer vision conference in his post.

There's a storm brewing in Silicon Valley and the belligerents this time are two of its biggest billionaires - Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg.

Fear that machines could become so intelligent that they might rise up and overthrow humanity is a common theme in science fiction.

Musk responded back on Twitter on Tuesday accusing Zuckerberg to be out of his element.

Musk, the CEO of electric auto company Tesla and the man behind Space X, is also the backer of hyperloop systems - created to move pods at high speeds through vacuum-sealed tubes.

In Dec. 2016, Musk tweeted about horrific Los Angeles traffic, saying he's going to "build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging".

Musk told a gathering of US governors this month that the potential dangers are not so imaginary, and that they should move to regulate AI.

He also claimed AI "is a fundamental risk to the existence of human civilisation".

"AI is a rare case where we need to be proactive in regulation instead of reactive because if we're reactive in AI regulation it's too late", he said at a meeting of the National Governors' Association earlier this month. "But until people see robots going down the street killing people, they don't know how to react because it seems so ethereal".

Such a "Neuralink" would have the potential to level the playing field a bit by enabling people to directly access processing power and perhaps even download memories for storage.

Zuckerberg said he was optimistic about the technology, and that people shouldn't call for a slowdown in progress with artificial intelligence.

Share

Advertisement

Related Posts

UniCredit says hackers get data on 400000 clients
The bank, UniCredit, said Wednesday that the hackers breached the system through an unidentified external commercial partner. It emphasized that it had previously earmarked 2.3 billion euros ($2.7 billion) to upgrade its IT systems.

Did Maldives govt lock down parliament to avoid vote?
He said the opposition MPs were pepper sprayed and tear gassed by the police, and stopped from entering the parliament. In 2015, he was sentenced to 13 years in prison on terrorism charges that were widely seen as politically motivated.

Transgender people won't be allowed to serve in US military
Last month, the Army had begun compulsory transgender sensitivity training for soldiers and civilian employees. President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced a ban on transgendered people from serving in the USA military.

Alcohol may improve your memory says researchers
The researchers also conducted a second task in which the participants of the study were asked to recall images on a screen. They were then randomly split into two groups, and told either to drink as much as they liked, or not to drink at all.

Turkey's Erdogan says Israel will suffer most from Aqsa dispute
Friday's main weekly Muslim prayers - which typically draw thousands to Al-Aqsa - had brought the situation to a boil. One person set off a firework, prompting Israeli police to raid and disperse them using sound grenades.

Taliban rout Afghan troops near Kandahar
Kabul has been battered by explosions claimed by the Taliban and by the Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan. Several prominent political leaders, such as Hazara leader Mohammad Mohaqiq, live in western Kabul .

LGBT group head to Syria to fight ISIS
ISIS has been has persecuting people of LGBT community for several years now, but things might just change. The group announced its unit on Twitter recently and has already taken the Internet by storm.

James Cromwell Cited for Trespassing at SeaWorld
Her Mother was pregnant when SeaWorld , in March 2016, announced to end its captive breeding program. The documentary focused on the orca Tilikum that had killed trainer Dawn Brancheau in 2010.

Man bathing in pond attacked by alligator in Charlotte County
Iman was flown by helicopter to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, where he was listed in fair condition, according to NBC2. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said the gator bit Fredrick Iman, 68, as he was bathing in a pond.

Apple ordered to pay $506 million to university for processor patent infringement
The company was sued for making use of a "predictor circuit" developed by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). While this case is seemingly wrapping up, Apple is still facing another lawsuit from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.