Elon Musk Calls Out Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘Limited Understanding’ of Artificial Intelligence

Tech CEO flame war alert. Tesla chief executive Elon Musk shot back at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday for saying people worried about artificial intelligence — the capability of machines to perform tasks usually reserved for humans — are “pretty irresponsible,” in a recent Facebook Live interview. “I’ve talked to Mark about this,” Musk tweeted in response to an article on Zuckerberg’s comments. “His understanding of the subject is limited.” Also Read: NYC to DC in 29 Minutes? Elon Musk Has ‘Verbal Govt Approval’ In case you need a translation: That’s the Silicon Valley-equivalent of a full-on brawl. Musk has been one of the most prominent voices in tech warning of the potential dangers of unchecked artificial intelligence, saying it’s humanity’s “biggest existential threat,” and the “greatest risk we face as a civilization.” I’ve talked to Mark about this. His understanding of the subject is limited. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 25, 2017 Beyond AI coming to take everyone’s job in the next 50 years, Musk has been more concerned with the plausible threat of machines moving beyond “narrow AI” — expertise in specific fields — and learning at a more rapid rate than humans can. This scenario would potentially…


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