Jack Ma warns about dangers of artificial intelligence — RT Business

'It's going to be painful': #JackMa warns about dangers of artificial intelligence

  • The founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, is warning artificial intelligence will replace human workers, but it will never replace human wisdom.
  • “Artificial intelligence may take a lot of jobs away.
  • If small businesses can’t survive, we can’t survive,” said Ma, speaking in Detroit at the Gateway 17 conference for entrepreneurs.
  • So I don’t think the machine — the artificial intelligence — is gonna replace the wisdom,” he said.
  • During the conference, Ma repeated his prediction last week that Alibaba will be worth more than the world’s fifth-largest economy by 2036, bigger than the economies of France or the United Kingdom.

The founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, is warning artificial intelligence will replace human workers, but it will never replace human wisdom.
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Intel is paying more than $400 million to buy deep-learning startup Nervana Systems

Intel is paying at least $350 million to buy deep-learning startup Nervana Systems

  • The chip giant is betting that machine learning is going to be a big deal in the data center.
  • “There is far more data being given off by these machines than people can possibly sift through,” Waxman said.
  • The chip giant isn’t actually saying how much it is paying, but a source with knowledge of the deal said it is valued at around $408 million.
  • “There’s always a next wave,” Waxman said, noting that corporate computing has already gone from mainframes to client-server and now on to cloud computing. “
  • Intel is snapping up deep learning startup Nervana Systems in a huge bet that artificial intelligence represents the next big shift inside corporate data centers.

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@Recode: “Intel is paying at least $350 million to buy deep-learning startup Nervana Systems”


The chip giant is betting that machine learning is going to be a big deal in the data center.


Intel is paying more than $400 million to buy deep-learning startup Nervana Systems