Inside Facebook’s MemNets And The Drive To Bring Advanced AI To Everyday Tasks

Facebook has long said its core mission is to connect everyone in the world. Now it wants to use artificial intelligence to automatically help those connected billions with everyday tasks. Although there’s no immediate product on the horizon, Facebook thinks it will one day be able to offer its entire user base a personal digital helper, known as My New Assistant, that could understand, and respond accurately to, complex queries. For some time now, the social networking giant has been talking about its nascent AI efforts. This spring, at its annual F8 developers conference, for example, it showed off the ability to query a computer system about facts derived from long Lord of the Rings text passages. That system, which involves a form of “short-term memory to the convolutional neural…


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