Facebook invests in artificial intelligence

PSilicon Valley watch with growing attention to artificial intelligence. After the acquisition of DeepMind by Google, is now the CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg to bet in the sector through investment in Vicarious. And he does it by himself allying with Ashton Kutcher, the actor who played Steve Jobs on the big screen, and Elon Musk, founder of Tesla that managed to make electric cars. The goal of Vicarious is ambitious: replicate the neocortex – go to the part of the brain that controls the body, understands the language and can make the accounts./PPBRTranslate the neocortex in a computer code allows you to have a computer that thinks like a person, but not eat or sleep, “said the co-founder of Vicaroius, Scott Phoenix. to achieve its objective, as Vicarious all other companies active in artificial intelligence, it may take decades. But for the Silicon Valley applications today are full of opportunity to grow: AI algorithms could be used to better understand the tastes, interests and habits of Internet users, offering advantages to Google, Facebook and other big High-Tech./PPFacebook already uses facial recognition to identify photos of ‘friends’ and recently took a leader of artificial intelligence, Yann LeCun, to handle a new laboratory. Dileep George neuroscientist has delegated among its co-founders.BR/P
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