Facebook is teaching its AI to read ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and it has amazing potential for the future

Learning to read “Alice in Wonderland” may be the key to teaching machines to understanding the way we speak. At least that is the tactic Facebook is using to impove the language capabilities of M, the company’s virtual assistance. Facebook began testing M in October, and the early reports of it were ecstatic. People have used M to do everything from purchasing tickets to ordering food. But perhaps the reason M is so good at what it does is because it’s not pure AI like Apple’s Siri.  Right now, Facebook’s M is part-human, part-AI. But Facebook’s team is trying to improve M’s language capabilities so it can better cater to users’ needs. Mark Zuckerberg put up a Facebook post Thursday night explaining that the company is training a computer to predict…


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