Zuckerberg's smart home AI is voiced by Morgan Freeman

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Zuck's smart home AI can fire him gray T-shirts from a cannon. Yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off Jarvis, the artificial intelligence system he built to serve as a digital assistant around his house. Now we know what the software sounds like, and it's got the voice of God. Well, the guy who played God in movies. Zuckerberg on Tuesday released a video of Jarvis at work, and the software is voiced by none other than Morgan Freeman.


Mark Zuckerberg, you dress like crap

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Let's just say it: Mark Zuckerberg dresses horribly, and he should be ashamed every time he appears in public. Here is a man in charge of the world's most important social network -- one that probably ended American democracy as we knew it! It's a uniform that says "I'm better than you," an astonishing hubris in 2017 after his company has done so much to divide people. He should be prostrating himself, or at the very least conducting himself with a bit of humility--sartorially and in general. On Monday, Zuckerberg met with civil servants, including Governor John Carney, in Delaware.


Facebook security key aims to keep hackers out of your account

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Facebook has added an extra layer of protection to the site by introducing support for security keys. It clips to your keyring too, so you can carry it around with you everywhere. A form of two-factor authentication, security keys are entirely optional, designed as an extra layer of protection for users, beyond the password. Mark Zuckerberg told a Q&A audience he doesn't like spending on "frivolous" decision and that includes his attire Zuckerberg showed up for Facebook's IPO wearing his favourite hoodie Two-factor authentication typically involves the site or service you're logging in to sending you a code via SMS, which you have to wait for and then enter. A security key streamlines the process, as it's quicker to plug a USB stick into your machine than it is to wait for a message and copy it, especially if you have patchy signal.


How Zuck Built His Jarvis AI Bot from APIs - The New Stack

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You may have heard by now that Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg's personal project for 2016 was to build his own Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot, which he affectionately named Jarvis. Zuckerberg's AI is far from Iron Man's fully functional cognitive assistant, called Jarvis, or even Rosie, the beleaguered maid of "The Jetsons." Still, for 100 hours worth of work, it manages to accomplish a few basic tasks. Using a combination of Python, PHP and Objective C and overlays natural language processing, speech recognition, face recognition, and reinforcement learning APIs, allowing him to talk to Jarvis on his phone or computer and control connected appliances, allowing him to turn on and off lights and music, launch a gray t-shirt from his t-shirt cannon, and even have warm toast ready for him in the morning. But just how does one build an AI? Iddo Gino, CEO of Rapid API, connected the dots.


Mark Zuckerberg ditches power hoodie to impress Chinese officials

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There are few certain things in this world, but this is -- or used to be -- one of them: no matter the day, the occasion or the place, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will wear a gray t-shirt, or a gray hoodie, or a gray t-shirt under a gray hoodie. For years, this has been an event as regular as the train schedules: Zuckerberg bragged about it on the Today show in 2012. He wore his hoodie on Wall Street -- swamped by resentful, besuited bankers -- when Facebook was selling stock to the public. And he flaunted it on his first day back from paternity leave this year. Everyone believed in Zuckerberg as the quintessential startup CEO using the hoodie as the ultimate thumb in the eye of conformist corporate capitalism in favor of Silicon Valley liberty.