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Facebook's artificial intelligence robots shut down after they start talking to each other in their own language - The Independent

Facebook abandoned an experiment after two artificially intelligent programs appeared to be chatting to each other in a strange language only they understood. The two chatbots came to create their own changes to English that made it easier for them to ...and more »

Did Facebook Shut Down an AI Experiment Because Chatbots Developed Their Own Language? - snopes.com

Facebook's artificial intelligence scientists were purportedly dismayed when the bots they created began conversing in their own private language. Palto / Shutterstock.com. 6K. CLAIM. Concerned artificial intelligence researchers hurriedly abandoned an ...and more »

No, Facebook Did Not Panic and Shut Down an AI Program That Was Getting Dangerously Smart - Gizmodo

In recent weeks, a story about experimental Facebook machine learning research has been circulating with increasingly panicky, Skynet-esque headlines. Recent Video from Gizmodo. View More >. Advertisement. Error loading player: No playable sources ...and more »

Facebook shuts down robots after they invent their own language - Telegraph.co.uk

Facebook shut down a pair of its artificial intelligence robots after they invented their own language. Researchers at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research built a chatbot earlier this year that was meant to learn how to negotiate by mimicking ...and more »

Facebook AI Creates Its Own Language In Creepy Preview Of Our Potential Future - Forbes

Tony Bradley , Contributor I cover all things tech and the impact tech has on everyday life. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. British scientist Stephen Hawking warned about the potentially tragic consequences of artificial ...and more »

Facebook Pulls the Plug as Two AIs Invent Their Own Language - Infosecurity Magazine

The thing about artificial intelligence is, you don't want it getting too smart. At least, not in a Skynet, self-aware, Matrix-y, “let's-enslave-the-humans!” kind of way. And while those dark visions seem best suited for the realm of science fiction ...and more »

Facebook AI Experiment Shutdown Holds Lessons for IT Industry - eWeek

NEWS ANALYSIS: When Facebook shut down an artificial intelligence process because it had created its own language that was unintelligible to humans, the reasons were more mundane than it first appeared. 10 Chatbots Getting Ready to Assist You on ...and more »

Facebook Shuts Down AI Robots After They Invent Their Own Language - CBS Miami

CBS Local — Facebook has shut down a pair of artificial intelligence robots after they invented their own language. Earlier this year, the research team at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research built a “chatbot” that was supposed to learn how to ...and more »

Facebook pulls plug on language-inventing chatbots? THE TRUTH - The Register

If you thought artificial intelligence was already overhyped to death, this week will have given you a heart attack. On Monday, excitement levels among hacks hit the roof amid claims Facebook had scrambled to shut down its chatbots after they started ...and more »

Facebook AI researcher slams 'irresponsible' reports about smart bot experiment - CNBC

The research that prompted dramatized reports in the past few days came out in June. Facebook did refine the system to prevent agents from speaking in normal English language but the experiment was completed. Jordan Novet | @jordannovet. Published 1:52 ...and more »