Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk trade insults after argument about whether AI could kill us all

Elon Musk has called Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of AI “limited”, after the Facebook founder criticised the Tesla chief’s views on the matter as “pretty irresponsible”. The technology heavyweights have very different viewpoints on the subject of artificial intelligence, with Mr Zuckerberg extremely keen to press ahead with its development. Mr Musk, on the other hand, has called it “a fundamental existential risk for human civilisation”, and wants the companies working on AI to slow down to ensure they don’t unintentionally create something dangerous. Gadgets and tech news in pictures During a Facebook Live over the weekend, Mr Zuckerberg picked out a question that had been submitted to him by a viewer.  “I watched a recent interview with Elon Musk and his largest fear for future was AI. What are your thoughts on AI and how it could affect the world?” it asked. Mr Zuckerberg answered: “I have pretty strong opinions on this. I am optimistic. I think you can build things and the world gets better. But with AI especially, I am really optimistic. “And I think people who are naysayers and try to drum up these doomsday scenarios — I just, I don’t understand it. It’s really negative and in…


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