‘Existing A.I. systems that have been built to comprehend news accounts are extremely limited… lacking a robust mechanism for drawing inferences or a way of connecting to a body of broader knowledge.’

IN THE NEW YORK TIMES Gary Marcus and fellow professor Ernest Davis argue that Marc Zuckerberg was ill-founded to say Facebook may in the future employ AI to authenticate posts. They say systems as presently known aren’t up to the task.

Marcus is an AI expert whose forthcoming book, co-authored with Ernest Davis, is ‘REBOOT: Getting to AI We Can Trust’  and expected in October 2019.


No, AI Won’t Solve The Fake News Problem
THE NEW YORK TIMES | October 2018 | by Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis