According to the Independent, while the conversation initially looked like stuttering or glitching, the bots appeared to be using specific speech rules. For instance, both bots kept stressing their own names, which was thought to be a part of the bartering process.What hath the developers wrought?
Developers reported that some of the negotiations carried out with this bizarre language were concluded successfully. They noted that the language was possibly just a shorthand form of English used by the programs to work more efficiently.
Linguist Mark Liberman, who called the chatbots’ language “Facebotlish,” said that while Facebotlish seems like gibberish it counts as a successful language if it’s understood.
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Day Of the Facebots
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