Jack Ma, Zuckerberg hold talks on innovation

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​Beijing, March 19 (IANS) Alibaba Group Holdings's Executive Chairman Jack Ma discussed with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg about innovation at the China Development Forum held in Beijing on Saturday.

Innovation is an effective way to solve problems with technology, according to Ma. Zuckerberg said innovation was helpful in solving problems in the coming 10 years or more, Xinhua reported.

Talking about the historic Go match between professional ROK player Lee See-dol and the artificial intelligence program AlphaGo, Ma said machines might be cleverer, but less sagacious than human beings.

The match marked a milestone for human intelligence, indicating full confidence in this respect, said Zuckerberg.

Ma said Zuckerberg respected Chinese culture, adding that oriental culture and western culture should learn from each other and work collaboratively for a better future. ​

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