The Tech Zealot would have been extremely religious in another life. Brought into a world where religion is rapidly losing relevance and stature, the Tech Zealot disdains God and those who blindly follow him.
Instead, the Tech Zealot believes in the future. Everything's better in the future because of AI. Artificial Intelligence is just around the corner guys! All inequality will soon be solved!
The term Machine Learning literally gives this person a hard on. They can't help it.