On Sunday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a post detailing his plans “to build a simple AI to run my home and help me with my work.” Every year, Zuck explained, he likes to take on a personal challenge to learn and grow. (In the past, he’s challenged himself to read two books every months, learn Mandarin, meet a new person every day, and so on.)
Thousands of people liked and shared the post — and many weighed in with comments. One comment in particular stands out the most, because Zuckerberg’s response has racked up more than 20,000 likes.
“I keep telling my grand daughters to Date the nerd in school, he may turn out to be a Mark Zuckerberg! Thanks for FB, I’ve reconnected with family and many old friends and classmates,” Darlene Hackemer Loretto said.
Here’s how Zuck responded: “Even better would be to encourage them to *be* the nerd in their school so they can be the next successful inventor!”
On Monday, Loretto clarified her remark with a post on her own Facebook.