“Apple has employed a world-leading artificial intelligence guru from a university which famously taught computers to ‘defeat humans,'” Jasper Hamill reports for The Sun. “Ruslan Salakhutdinov, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, is now Apple’s director of AI research, although it is unclear what his role will entail.”

“The tech giant is said to be interested in using ‘machine learning’ to make its voice activated assistant Siri more useful,” Hamill reports. “However, Apple is also likely to be interested in using artificial intelligence in secret products and services which are yet to be revealed.”

“Professor Stephen Hawking recently said the entire human species could be brutally finished off by ‘rogue’ robots which are too strong for us to defeat,” Hamill reports. “Students at Salakhutdinov’s university have already played a part in training machines to defeat humans. They managed to build a ‘bot’ capable of beating humans at the shoot ’em up game Doom.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Duh, it doesn’t take a genius to figure out that Ruslan Salakhutdinov + Liquidmetal = T-1000.


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