Mark Zuckerberg rejects fears of rogue artificial intelligence

©Getty Tech leaders such as Elon Musk of Tesla Motors and venture capitalist Peter Thiel have warned that rogue AI, or artificial intelligence, could one day threaten the human race. But Mark Zuckerberg has set himself the challenge this year of building his own personal AI assistant, rejecting fears of a super-intelligence running amok as “far-fetched”. In a post on his company’s website late on Sunday, the Facebook founder said he had decided to build a smart machine to control functions in his house and help him work, akin to a disembodied butler. He compared it with Jarvis, an intelligent computer in the movie Iron Man. More On this topic IN Technology Mr Zuckerberg regularly sets himself personal challenges at the start of the year, but none so far has…


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