Facebook’s M is Just the Start of the Artificial Intelligence Race

Image via Facebook Facebook debuted its new digital assistant, named M, this week, adding a plenty of tinder to the already hot artificial intelligence industry. M is a tool inside Facebook’s Messenger app built with an advanced artificial intelligence engine and trained by Facebook engineers. Along with being able to look up information for you, M’s real stand-out feature is taht it actually will assist you in tasks affecting the physical world. If you give M permission, it will buy things online and deliver them, make reservations for traveling, restaurants or any kind of appointment. M arguably comes a lot closer to the kind of virtual assistant that we imagine in stories like Iron Man or 2001 (minus the murder) than anything else popularly available. Having a virtual butler to cater…


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