(That paper was published more than a month ago but began to pick up interest this week.) Facebook's experiment isn't the only time that artificial intelligence has invented new forms of language.
But they were not told to use comprehensible English, allowing them to create their own "shorthand", according to researchers.
The actual negotiations appear very odd, and don't look especially useful: Bob: i can i i everything else .
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Update: This article has been amended to stress that the experiment was abandoned because the programs were not doing the work required, not because they were afraid of the results, as has been reported elsewhere.
Another study at Open AI found that artificial intelligence could be encouraged to create a language, making itself more efficient and better at communicating as it did so. Join here for the latest on how people are making money – and how they're losing it. The Independent's bitcoin group on Facebook is the best place to follow the latest discussions and developments in cryptocurrency.But they quickly broke down as the robots appeared to chant at each other in a language that they each understood but which appears mostly incomprehensible to humans. The robots had been instructed to work out how to negotiate between themselves, and improve their bartering as they went along. “Agents will drift off understandable language and invent codewords for themselves,” Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research division's visiting researcher Dhruv Batra said.