Facebook goes ‘deep’ in getting to know you

Facebook is laying odds that artificial intelligence (AI) can trump human intelligence – or, to be more precise, a lack of human intelligence.

When your judgment is compromised by emotion, mind-altering substances or anything else, Facebook itself could be a better friend than any of the hundreds or thousands you allegedly have in that virtual world, by warning you that something you’re about to post could come back to haunt you, professionally or personally.

That capability is one of the major goals of the company’s AI guru, Yann LeCun, the New York University professor and researcher who has also been director of Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Research lab since December 2013.

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