26 July, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg Doubles Down Defending A.I. After Elon Musk Says His Understanding Of It Is ‘Limited’
Two of the biggest tech titans in Silicon Valley have been publicly debating the potential of artificial intelligence this week: Mark Zuckerberg is optimistic, while Elon Musk is fearful — and says that the CEO of Facebook doesn’t understand the technology.
Late Tuesday night, Zuckerberg defended his positivity, for the second time this week, in a Facebook post.
“One reason I’m so optimistic about AI is that improvements in basic research improve systems across so many different fields — from diagnosing diseases to keep us healthy, to improving self-driving cars to keep us safe, and from showing you better content in News Feed to delivering you more relevant search results,” Zuckerberg writes.