Tag: Chatbots

Teaching computers to converse

by on July 17, 2018 11:11 pm
When Amazon Echo was first launched in 2014, it was primarily pitched as a smart speaker allowing you to control your music with voice. The next big phase in conversational revolution began in 2016 with the advent of chatbots [1]. Facebook announced a developer friendly platform to build chatbots on messenger. Soon there were tons… Read more Teaching computers to converse

Why are we so afraid of AI?

by on August 4, 2017 11:57 am
“Facebook AI Creates Its Own Language In Creepy Preview Of Our Potential Future” this is the kind of news that have spread on the internet a few days ago, following an experiment that had been shut down at Facebook. The AI engines involved had developed their own language… [1] But this is not the first… Read more Why are we so afraid of AI?

The AI Apocalypse

by on August 4, 2017 11:43 am
Last week, the same headline was all over the news: “Facebook AI creates its own language”! This resulted in a lot of discussion and debate, bringing an old question to minds: is AI going to take over the world? With recent movies and prior cultural fear the power of AI is being questioned more and… Read more The AI Apocalypse

What makes a great chatbot?

by on August 4, 2017 9:14 am
For the purpose of this article, we will only consider computer-human relationships. Chatbot to Chatbot discussion is another hot (and controversial) topic especially with the recent Facebook AI shut down, whose AI program started to speak in its own language. For more information on this topic, I recommend the following link:  http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/2274480-facebook-shut-down-ai-after-it-invented-its-own-language/.   But for now,… Read more What makes a great chatbot?

Chatbots on the Hype Cycle

by on August 1, 2017 6:59 pm
“Facebook shuts down robots after they invent their own language”[1]. “Facebook AI creates its own language in creepy preview of our potential future”[2]. “Facebook shuts down chatbot experiment after AIs spontaneously develop their own language”[3]. Such were the headlines that flooded the internet just one day ago, titles portending doom as AI threatened to escape… Read more Chatbots on the Hype Cycle