Google and TikTok give Meta an AI lesson

Mark Zuckerberg's dreams come up against current reality

Meta says its machine will have five times that horsepower by the middle of this year. PHOTO: REUTERS
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(FINANCIAL TIMES) - Facebook (or Meta, as it prefers to call itself these days) last week said it was building what will soon be the world's biggest supercomputer for handling artificial intelligence.

For anyone wary of so much computing power in the hands of a company that has admitted to devastating slips in the past, it felt about as ominous as watching a Bond super-villain unveil their latest invention.

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