As if we weren't already in enough trouble...

Artificial Intelligence is Creating Languages Humans Can't Understand

Artifical Intelligence being developed by Facebook hasinvented its own language system to convey detailed information with greater efficiency; however, to human eyes, the messages are completely nonsensical.

Facebook engineers who had been working on the A.I. systems realized that they had made a mistake in their programming. “There was no reward for sticking to the English language,” said Dhruv Batra, who works at Facebook AI Research (FAIR) as a visiting research scientist from Georgia Tech. This happened because the AI were pitted against each other in a “generative adversarial network” to develop efficient methods of communication. “Agents will drift off understandable language and invent codewords for themselves,” Batra explained. “Like if I say ‘the’ five times, you interpret that to mean I want five copies of this item. This isn’t so different from the way communities of humans create shorthands...


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Comment by Safe Bet's Amy on August 1, 2017 at 9:25am

Image result for terminator

Comment by koshersalaami on August 1, 2017 at 9:39am


AI slang

Comment by Anna Herrington on August 1, 2017 at 10:24am

News like this could make me panic.... if I thought it would do any good.


Do certain 'scientist' types seriously not consider ramifications when tinkering in their 'labs'???

Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on August 1, 2017 at 10:26am

What the the thou hell hell ore tho tilkon about about anon amen oimen chow-mien this isss nought nu i spaken these why fram interceptioning.

Comment by Ron Powell on August 1, 2017 at 10:28am

@AH; Suppose the  'language' became a Facebook virus and went viral?

Comment by alsoknownas on August 1, 2017 at 10:39am

I'm betting on the tweets from the Golden Throne at 3 a.m. will be like this soon.

Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on August 1, 2017 at 10:49am

already are

Comment by Ron Powell on August 1, 2017 at 10:53am

@AKA; "covfefe"!

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Comment by Ron Powell on August 1, 2017 at 11:12am

@Amy; It will not be this easy.

These idiots are poised to thrust humanity into a morass that can become the abyss in an instant...


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