Meta’s AI boss says there’s an ‘AI war’ underway and Nvidia is ‘supplying the weapons’

Meta AI boss Yann LeCun sounded off on the industry-wide state of artificial intelligence and quantum computing during a recent event to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the founding of Meta’s Fundamental Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) team. 

During LeCun’s commentary, he commented on Nvidia’s current stranglehold on the AI hardware industry, the likelihood human-level AI will emerge in the near future, and why Meta isn’t currently pursuing quantum computing alongside its competitors.

By “not any time soon”, I mean “clearly not in the next 5 years”, contrary to a number of folks in the AI industry.Yes, I’m skeptical of quantum computing, particularly when it comes to…

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