Personal challenge for 2016 was to build a simple AI to run my home like Jarvis in Iron Man. My goal was to learn about the state of artificial intelligence where we’re further along than people realize and where we’re still a long ways off. Mark Zuckerberg’s robot assistant Jarvis has voice of Morgan Freeman
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg reveals Iron Man-style AI system installed in his house
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has revealed his own version of Tony Stark’s artificial intelligence system, Jarvis, after spending a year writing computer code and teaching it to understand his voice. Jarvis, while not as powerful as Iron Man’s fictional version, can also set up conference calls and even make toast, and is voiced by Morgan Freeman. Before any of that, however, Mr Zuckerberg had first to teach his thermostat, television and music player to talk to Jarvis.
These challenges always lead me to learn more than I expected, and this one also gave me a better sense of all the internal technology Facebook engineers get to use, as well as a thorough overview of home automation. Further, most appliances aren’t even connected to the internet yet. It’s hard to find a toaster that will let you push the bread down while it’s powered off so you can automatically start toasting when the power goes on.
Mark Zuckerberg, Edwin Jarvis, Facebook
This was the year Facebook superboss Mark Zuckerberg set out to make an artificial intelligence assistance system just like the one Tony Stark has in the Iron Man films. Mark’s job is now done. After a year of coding, Jarvis is finally a part of the Zuckerberg household. The Facebook founder has shared two hilarious videos introducing the AI system to Thousand of people wanted Morgan Freeman to be the voice of Jarvis, AI based home assistant created by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg wants to build AI butler like in Iron Man
The Facebook founder has revealed his new personal challenge for 2016. He says he wants an artificially intelligent butler reminiscent of Jarvis in the film “Iron Man” to run his house and help him with his work. Every year, I take on a personal challenge to learn new things and grow outside my work at Facebook. My challenges in recent years have been to read two books every month, learn Mandarin and meet a new person every day.
Who will Mark Zuckerberg choose to voice his home automation AI
Among the 35,000 responses were notable suggestions like Paul Bettany, the voice actor behind Jarvis from the Marvel movies, the inimitable Morgan Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Arnold Schwarzenegger and the world’s favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson. With only little more than a couple of months left in the year, Zuckerberg will have to lock down a choice quickly if he wants to stick to his resolution.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, Edwin Jarvis
The personal challenge of Mark Zuckerberg for 2016 to build an artificial intelligence system to run his house was a learning experience for Facebook’s co-founder and CEO. My goal was to know the state of artificial intelligence where we are further than people realize and where we are still far away, writes Zuckerberg. Others had their misgivings. One user, responded to the news of Zuckerburg’s plans by tweeting Artificial Intelligence isn’t scary, artificial intelligence owned and controlled by Facebook is scary.
These challenges always lead me to learn more than I thought, and it also gave me a better idea of the whole internal technology Facebook engineers use, as well as a comprehensive overview of the Automation. He used face and image recognition to allow the system to detect if his daughter is awake and moving in bed, whether it is the dog in the living room or whether it is a carpet, and if a Friend or relative is at the door or if it is a stranger.