Mark Zuckerberg explains the challenges and how he built his own “JARVIS”

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Earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg took on a challenge himself to build an AI that will run his home, akin to Tony Stark’s JARVIS.

Mark Zuckerberg said the challenge was “easier than I expected,” and his running challenge to run 365 miles in 2016, took more total time, Mark needs to spend about 100 hours building Jarvis.

The AI that he is building (or built) would control his home, including lights, temperature, appliances, music and security, that learns his musical tastes and patterns, that can learn new words and concepts, and that can even entertain his daughter Max. Zuckerberg personal AI uses several artificial intelligence techniques, including natural language processing, speech recognition, face recognition, and reinforcement learning, and he wrote it in Python, PHP and Objective C.

Creating and developing your own AI from scratch is not a small feat and its clear that Mark Zuckerberg was able to create a capable AI system for his home and though the challenge is ending, he intend will continue improving his own JARVIS.

You can read the full text of Mark Zuckerberg’s piece Building Jarvis. The comments and Mark’s reply are pieces of gold as well.

Last modified: December 20, 2016

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