Apple CEO Tim Cook to address 2017 graduates at MIT
- Author: Zachary Reyes Jun 09, 2017,
Jun 09, 2017, 19:33
Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed the graduating class of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday, where he warned students about the drawbacks of technology. "I can not speak on detail on that".
Last year, Apple clashed with the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding the issue of encryption, particularly regarding the iPhone of one of the shooters in the San Bernardino tragedy of December 2015. "I want to reassure you that today's developments will have no impact on Apple's efforts to protect the environment", he said in an email to staffers.
"[The encryption] doesn't mean no information".
But, the Tory leader said a "new trend in the threat we face" has emerged and called for "important" changes.
"I'm not anxious about artificial intelligence giving computers the ability to think like humans", Cook said.
Those plans are being managed by Trump's son-in-law, a person who we thought used to be in Two and a Half Men, but actually is someone else entirely. Nonetheless, his interview also touched on President Donald Trump's latest decision of removing the United States of America from the Paris climate accord, which Cook said was not in the best interest of the nation.But, the Tory leader said a "new trend in the threat we face" has emerged and called for "important" changes. Trump decided last week to pull the USA out of the pact.
Cook spoke after Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, where the company unveiled a new internet-connected speaker called HomePod and updated its Siri digital assistant to Wednesday users more tightly to its growing slate of products and services.
"I'm optimistic because I believe in your generation", Cook said.
"It should be a required tax", the Apple CEO told Bloomberg in an exclusive interview.
Cook said smartphone growth and innovation are "in the early stages".