Facebook shuts down the ‘too successfull’ artificial intelligence program

The artificial intelligence debate rages on, with the #Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and “Tesla” CEO Elon Musk taking the opposite sides of the debate. Zuckerberg was the one expressing a positive view on such development, with the Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Research Division (FAIR), coming to the forefront of the AI research, particularly with the recent development of negotiating skills in chatbots. But only a few days after the story of the new development in FAIR’s research became widely publicized, a new twist in the story became public – Facebook shut down part of this program! Do you speak “AI”? The reason given for the shutdown was obviously a surprised the researchers had themselves. Advertisements Advertisements The AI chatbots started developing their own language that was not understandable to humans. According to Dhruv Batra, from Georgia Tech who is currently a visiting researcher at FAIR, the chatbots came to the conclusion that there is no reward in using the English language – they came up to what seems to be a more rational manner of communication. As Batra puts it, they started inventing “code words for themselves”. In the end, Facebook researchers decided to require chatbots to exclusively use the English…

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