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Old 07-28-2017, 09:54 PM
 
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Researchers shut down AI that invented its own language

Their tasks seem to be diverging from normal set human task. I for one do not welcome this advancement as it will affect the politics, economy, and freedom of the entire world.
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Old 07-30-2017, 10:14 PM
 
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I suspect that we are finally seeing the first glimmerings of genuine AI (Artificial Intelligence). We should not expect actual AIs to rigidly follow a program.

If there is any useful analogy, it would be the domestication of animals. Consider a dog. Now, you can work with a dog to get useful results, but the dog is not a mechanism that will rigidly follow a program.

An implication is the bifurcation of Information Technology (IT). There is the IT that we have become used to in recent years, which basically follows a program. Useful, but relatively rigid/relatively predictable.

And then there will be AI.

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Old 07-31-2017, 06:59 PM
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They got really concerned when all of a sudden it started focusing intently on all the Facebook profiles registered to women named Sarah Connor!
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Old Today, 01:45 PM
 
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FB just re-programmed the bots, not shut down.

https://born2invest.com/articles/fac...-conversation/

FACT CHECK: Did Facebook Shut Down an AI Experiment Because Chatbots Developed Their Own Language?
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