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Meta's Yann LeCun on His Vision for Human-level AI


Meta AI Chief Scientist Yann LeCun.

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Most discussions of human-level AI are about machines that replace natural intelligence and perform every task that a human can. But a more practical research direction is creating AI that is "compatible with human intelligence." This kind of AI might not be able to make the next great invention or write a compelling novel, but it will surely help humans become more creative and productive and find solutions to complicated problems.

In a recent event held by Meta AI, Yann LeCun, the company's Chief AI Scientist and 2018 Turing Award recipient, said he believed it was "the amplification of human intelligence, the fact that every human could do more stuff, be more productive, more creative, spend more time on fulfilling activities, which is the history of technological evolution."

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