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Mark Zuckerberg: for the house I will create AI like Jarvis from "Iron Man"

2 years, 10 months ago


You remember the movie "Iron Man"? Let's not sort the art value of similar pictures now, we will better remember, how comfortably to Tony Starck with Jarvis, the artificial intelligence helping "Iron Man" with everything — from preparation of coffee before implementation of thermonuclear reactions. It is only possible to dream of such assistant.

And it is possible and to try to make it. Now Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook is also engaged in it. The entrepreneur wrote about it on a social network, having told that AI will service all house, and also to help with work.

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The content police of Facebook rejected a photo from the German museum

2 years, 11 months ago
The department of moderators works at many large websites with the user content. They monitor that the prohibited content was not published, react to complaints of users. There is such department and in Facebook. It is called Political Correctness Police — Police of political correctness.

The National art museum of Germany which tried to publish on a social network the photo from the Bared in the Museum exhibition (Nackt in Museum) fell the last victim of "politically correct" censorship of Facebook.

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Facebook offers employees $ 10 000 that they moved closer to office

2 years, 11 months ago

The central campus of Facebook on One Hacker Way Street in Menlo-park

Employees of the central office of Facebook in Menlo-park can earn $ 10 000 and more if they move closer to office. The employer partially compensates the cost of lease of the apartment — and it is a good example for other IT companies.

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Facebook published data on the server of artificial intelligence

2 years, 11 months ago
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New server of Facebook

At the end of the last week representatives of Facebook declared that specialists of the company created the device which realized idea of the artificial intelligence based on the principle of deep learning. It is supposed that development can be involved in several Facebook applications, tells venturebeat.com. Anyone can get acquainted with design of the invention in Open Compute Project.

Servers with the code name Big Sur are equipped with the graphic processors (GPU) executing function of the main components within algorithm of deep learning. The method assumes forming of artificial neuronets on the basis of large volumes of information — for example, photos – which help to analyze afterwards new data. Facebook makes more and more investments and forces in development of this sphere, so why the companies not to think of creation of the corresponding customer premise equipment as it was with servers of general purpose, virtual storages and network equipment. Moreover, to share design of development not less successful idea.

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Zuckerberg with the wife promise to offer 99 % of personal stocks of Facebook for charity

2 years, 11 months ago
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Zuckerberg's post in Facebook



The founder of the largest social network of the world of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg became a father — his wife Priscilla gave birth to the girl who received a name Max. In this regard Mark published the open letter to the daughter in which expresses the hope that the world in which it should grow will become better. It asks questions — whether we will be able to win against poverty and hunger? Whether we will be able to provide a basic level of health care for all? Whether there can be human relations of all nations peace?

Mark says that yes, it is possible.

For this purpose it is necessary to execute several steps. It is necessary to invest money in the future — on 25, 50 or even 100 years. It is necessary to communicate directly with all people to understand their requirements and desires. It is necessary to develop technologies which will change the world. Different areas including policy, strong and independent people have to be engaged. And we have to risk now to receive something in the future.

In order that dreams of Mark Zuckerberg's future were realized, he and his spouse promised to use during the life 99% of the stocks of Facebook owned by them for that life of future generations became better. At the moment it is about the sum of about 45 billion dollars.

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The Ukrainian court asked Facebook to provide to investigators access to office of the company for acquaintance with a number of documents

2 years, 11 months ago
Today it became known that Pechersk Court of Kiev asked administration of Facebook to provide access to a consequence to headquarters in Menlo-park and London, to addresses: Facebook Inc. 10 Brock Street, NW1 3FG London, United Kindom 1601 Willow Road Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States. At the same time the manual of the company is asked to provide to investigators and access to documents, connected with the case considered by court.

The relevant decision is already entered in the register. In a judgment it is about criminal investigation of business on the p. 2 of Art. 115 (the premeditated murder committed by a group of persons), writes ain. Investigators, for completion of investigation, need to get data access of already remote account in Facebook social network.

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Instead of one thousand words, or Promotion of applications through videos

2 years, 11 months ago
Video advertizing forces out everyone and everything, some experts of internet marketing even predict death of banners and transition to short videos. Honestly — the demonstration roller shows all delights of your product in "action", in half-minute, relieving of need to read descriptions and to consider screenshots. We considered several options and made recommendations as it is the best of all to advance the applications on different platforms, using video advertizing.
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Virtual reality — interesting statistics

3 years ago
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What people really think about virtual reality?


The Greenlight VR companies (firm which researches also analytics in the field of virtual reality) and Touchstone Research (researches the online market) published results of broad poll of consumers on the fact that they expect from virtual reality and what is given preferences.

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Research: withdrawal from social networks does people happier

3 years ago
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If you feel unfortunate – perhaps, you should delete your accounts in social networks. Sociologists from the Danish Institute of research of happiness came to such conclusion (and there is also such). 1095 people age from 16 to 76 years took part in experiment on failure from Facebook social network.

It was offered to accidentally selected half of the studied people to refuse completely for a week use of Facebook. The second half of participants became a check group. At the same time, on average 94% of participants of experiment visited a social network daily, 86% of participants very often browsed a news feed, and 78% — hung up in a network not less than half an hour in day.

Sociologists prepared the questionnaire urged to evaluate subjective quality of life of people and conducted surveys, both prior to experiment, and on its termination. It was established that the people who refused use of a social network found in themselves big satisfaction with life.

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Facebook will be able to describe to blind users what is represented in the photo

3 years ago
On the page on Facebook Mark Zuckerberg announced a new possibility of a social network on which the research command works now. The application will be able not only to read text contents of the open page, and to explain that it is represented in the open photo. This opportunity is specially developed for blind people or if the image simply is not visible for any reasons.

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