Bot and Bothered

Bots that can negotiate your next deal on a hotel room might also know how to lie to you.
Artifical Intelligence is no longer a futuristic concept. Bots can already debate, negotiate—and lie—like humans.

Facebook has been working on artificial intelligence that claims to be great at negotiating, makes up its own language and learns to lie.

OMG! Facebook must be building an AI Trump! “Art of the deal. Biggest crowd ever. Cofveve. Beep-beep!”

This AI experiment comes out of a lab called Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research. It recently breakthrough chatbot software that can ruthlessly negotiate with other software or directly with humans. Research like that usually gets about as much media attention as a high school math bee, but the FAIR project points toward a bunch of intriguing

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