Mark Zuckerberg slams ‘naysayers’ who criticise artificial intelligence and brands robot-bashers as …

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has hit back at people who criticise artificial intelligence (AI) – specifically, Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk. In what is probably the nerdiest argument on the planet, Zuck responded to a question about Musk’s well-known views on AI during a Facebook Live video in his back yard. “I have pretty strong opinions on this,” he told the camera, while smoking a tasty piece of self-butchered brisket. “I am optimistic. And I think people who are naysayers and try to drum up these doomsday scenarios – I just, I don’t understand it.” Read More Zuckerberg during his backyard BBQ (Image: Facebook) According to Zuckerberg, computers that can think and act for themselves will help humankind in the future. The robots will be able to save lives through quickly diagnosing diseases and preventing drunk or dangerous humans from getting behind the wheel. “One of the top causes of death for people is car accidents, still, and if you can eliminate that with AI, that is going to be just a dramatic improvement,” he said during the video which has already racked up over six million views. It’s a dramatically different view of our automated future than Elon…


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