Facebook shuts off AI experiment after two robots begin speaking in their OWN language only they …

ROBOSTOP Experts have called the incident exciting but also incredibly scary FACEBOOK shut down an artificial intelligence experiment after two robots began talking in a language only they understood. The “chatbots” Alice and Bob modified English to make it easier for them to communicate — creating sentences that were gibberish to watching scientists. Shutterstock / Ociacia The robots’ conversation was gibberish to anyone except them A robot expert said the revelation that Facebook machines had spoken in their own language was exciting — but also incredibly scary. UK Robotics Professor Kevin Warwick said: “This is an incredibly important milestone, but anyone who thinks this is not dangerous has got their head in the sand. “We do not know what these bots are saying. Once you have a bot that has the ability to do something physically, particularly military bots, this could be lethal. “If one says, ‘Why not do this,’ and the other says ‘Yes’ and it’s a military bot, you have a serious situation. “This is the first recorded communication but there will have been many more unrecorded. “Smart devices right now have the ability to communicate and although we think we can monitor them, we have no way…


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