Facebook AI Still Can’t Do Things Even A Baby Has Mastered

If you’re worried about Facebook artificial intelligence being able to recognize every part of your life or gaining sentience, that future is a long time away. While the company’s deep-learning lab has made great strides in facial recognition, its natural language systems are very much in their infancy, according to Yann Lecun, Facebook’s director of AI research, who is charged with the task of making the fruits of machine learning more humanlike. Lecun, who spoke at the Wired Business Conference in New York Thursday, said more than 1 billion photographs are uploaded on Facebook every day. With such robust data, Facebook AI has gotten really good at recognizing faces. And Facebook AI is a routine component of one’s experience on the social network. Whether it’s boiling down 2,000 different news items or posts by…


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