Tech Break

Aug 3rd 2017

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Facebook Chatbots Aren't That Smart

Facebook Kills Chatbots
Category: TWiT Bits

Fear sells, especially in news headlines. So if you saw a recent headline about Facebook's chat bots creating their own language and Facebook had to shut them down before they took over the world, rest assured that was designed to frighten the pants off you. Did it? Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk to Dave Gershgorn from Quartz who says Facebook didn't kill its chatbots because they were too smart. They killed them because they were too dumb.

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