Facebook made international headlines just recently for what looked like stumbling into an artificial learning technology that could kick start the onset of Skynet.
Skynet being an AI-powered advance robotics character in the Terminator movies sequels that had a philosophical revelation that humans are irreparably bad that eliminating them off the face of the Earth and replacing them with robots will make the world a better place.
Facebook in its beta development program has two artificial intelligence (AI) bots talk to each other. The end goal of this test was to put the negotiation game of the two bots in test and have them reach a deal, in a manner akin to human discussing with one another and coming to an agreement.
Things obviously did not go as planned, as the two machines quickly started creating shorthand and communicating to one another in a manner not readily coherent to the typical human. The two bots seemed like they had quickly invented a new language only understood by them, and no human.
Thanks to all the horrific sci-fi movies Hollywood has served us through the years, the strange ‘language’ by …read more