AI’s Hold Over Humans Is Starting to Get Stronger

(Bloomberg Opinion) – It has been an exasperating week for computer scientists. They’ve been falling over each other to publicly denounce claims from Google engineer Blake Lemoine, chronicled in a Washington Post report, that his employer’s language-predicting system was sentient and deserved all of the rights associated with consciousness. .

Sheryl Sandberg’s Legacy Is An Internet Of Targeted, Automated Ads

(Bloomberg Businessweek) – When she announced her resignation as chief operating officer of Meta Platforms Inc. on June 1, Sheryl Sandberg posted an essay celebrating her long partnership with Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and recounting her achievements there since 2008. She brought up, of course, and the company’s 3 billion users, but barely alluded to … Read more

US Stocks: Wall Street inches higher than Meta earnings offset GDP gloom

Wall Street edged higher on Thursday as strong earnings from Meta Platforms lifted battered technology and growth stocks and offset concerns around a contraction in US economic growth in the first quarter. The Facebook-parent rose 12.4% after it reported a stronger-than-expected profit and the social-networking site eked out user growth. Seven of the 11 major … Read more

The secret is out! Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg shares his criteria for hiring people

Speaking at a podcast, Zuckerberg also gave some advice to college students. Facebook hiring criteria: Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg is well known, especially because the products – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – are used by billions of people on a daily basis. Zuckerberg had started social networking platform Facebook while he was at Harvard and … Read more