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  • An Artificial Intelligence Developed Its Own Non-Human Language [Ruh-Roh!]

    06/15/2017 1:36:21 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    www.theatlantic.com ^ | 06-15-2017 | Adrienne LaFrance
    When Facebook designed chatbots to negotiate with one another, the bots made up their own way of communicating. A buried line in a new Facebook report about chatbots’ conversations with one another offers a remarkable glimpse at the future of language. In the report, researchers at the Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research lab describe using machine learning to train their “dialog agents” to negotiate. (And it turns out bots are actually quite good at dealmaking.) At one point, the researchers write, they had to tweak one of their models because otherwise the bot-to-bot conversation “led to divergence from human language as...
  • Why did HAL sing 'Daisy'? Writt

    11/16/2009 4:47:22 PM PST · by Daffynition · 50 replies · 1,939+ views
    UniverseToday.com ^ | Nov 9 2009 | Nicholos Wethington
    Okay, so this may not be important breaking news about astronomy, but it may answer a burning question posed by most people who have watched or read "2001: A Space Odyssey": that is, why does the computer HAL-9000 sing the song 'Daisy Bell' as the astronaut Dave Bowman takes him apart? Well, Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke made HAL's final act in the world this song as a tribute to HAL's great ancestor, the first IBM computer to ever sing. Click below for more on this geeky topic! In 1962 Arthur C. Clarke, who wrote the novel – and...
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.11)

    08/05/2007 7:31:50 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 20 replies · 1,078+ views
    Links To News Sources ^ | August 5, 2007 | HAL9000
    'Links To News Sources' is a resource created especially for Free Republic users to find breaking news. It is now available with new features at a permanent location - http://LinksToNewsSources.GooglePages.com/news.html
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.10)

    08/17/2006 3:47:02 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 32 replies · 6,714+ views
    HAL9000 - Links to News Sources ^ | August 17, 2006 | HAL9000
     Breaking News National News AP National AP International UPI Reuters Agence France-Presse Yahoo! News Environment  International Newswires State News Regional Newswires Gossip  News Source Links News Search Business News Politics and Government Popular Sites Video Sites  Afghanistan Africa Asia Australia/New Zealand Canada China Colombia England/UK  Europe India Iran Iraq Israel Japan  North Korea/South Korea Latin America/Caribbean Middle East Pakistan Russia United Nations  Technology News Foreign News Translation  Internet Search Internet Utilities  Reference Maps Language Translation Breaking News• ADN Kronos - Italy• AFP - news.com.au• AFP - French Translation• AFP - Middle East• AllHeadlineNews.com• AP Middle East• AP National• AP International• AP Broadcast• AP - WCBS• AP - Quote.com• AP - Raw News• AP - Findlaw News• AP Wire - Chronicle• AP - Wash Post National• AP - Wash Post International• BBC News Online• Dow Jones -...
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.9)

    05/28/2006 12:00:53 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 6 replies · 2,249+ views
    HAL9000 - Links to News Sources ^ | May 28, 2006 | HAL9000
     Breaking News National News AP National AP International UPI Reuters Agence France-Presse Yahoo! News Environment  International Newswires State News Regional Newswires  News Source Links News Search Business News Politics and Government Popular Sites  Afghanistan Africa Asia Australia Canada China Colombia England/UK  Europe India Iran Iraq Israel Japan  North Korea/South Korea Latin America/Caribbean Middle East Pakistan Russia United Nations  Technology News Reference Foreign News Translation  Internet Search Internet Utilities  Maps Language Translation Breaking News• AFP - news.com.au• AFP - French Translation• AllHeadlineNews.com• AP Middle East• AP National• AP International• AP Broadcast• AP - WCBS• AP - Quote.com• AP - Raw News• AP - Findlaw News• AP Wire - Chronicle• AP - Wash Post National• AP - Wash Post International• BBC News Online• Dow Jones - Nasdaq• DrudgeReport.com• Google News• Knight-Ridder Washington• Lexis-Nexis News• NewsLookup.com• Reuters...
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.8)

    09/20/2005 3:05:02 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 10 replies · 3,689+ views
    HAL9000 - Links to News Sources ^ | September 20, 2005 | HAL9000
     Breaking News National News AP National AP International UPI Reuters Agence France-Presse Yahoo! News  International Newswires State News Regional Newswires  News Source Links News Search Business News Politics and Government Popular Sites Clinton Tracker  Afghanistan Africa Asia Australia Canada China Colombia England/UK  Europe India Iran Iraq Israel Japan  North Korea/South Korea Latin America/Caribbean Middle East Pakistan Russia United Nations  Technology News Reference Foreign News Translation  Internet Search Internet Utilities  Maps Language Translation Breaking News• AFP - news.com.au• AFP - French Translation• AllHeadlineNews.com• AP Middle East• AP National• AP International• AP Broadcast• AP - WCBS• AP - Quote.com• AP - Raw News• AP - Findlaw News• AP Wire - Chronicle• AP - Wash Post National• AP - Wash Post International• BBC News Online• Dow Jones - Nasdaq• DrudgeReport.com• Google News• Knight-Ridder Washington• Reuters U.S.• Reuters...
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.7)

    02/10/2005 10:01:43 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 16 replies · 10,881+ views
    HAL9000 - Links to News Sources ^ | February 10, 2005 | HAL9000
    Click here to check for future updates to this list.
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.6)

    05/27/2004 8:29:38 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 52 replies · 4,731+ views
    HAL9000 ^ | May 27, 2004 | HAL9000
    Click here to check for future updates to this list.
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.5)

    02/10/2004 11:04:39 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 13 replies · 1,870+ views
    HAL9000 ^ | February 11, 2004 | HAL9000
    Click here to check for future updates to this list.
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 1.4)

    11/25/2001 6:00:51 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 9 replies · 1,471+ views
    HAL9000 | November 25, 2001
    National Newswires   AP Breaking News AP Broadcast Wire AP Broadcast Wire AP National AP National AP Politics AP - Austin360 AP - nj.com AP - nola.com AP - Las Vegas Sun UPI National ABC Raw News Chronicle Wires Mercury Wires Drudge Report New York Wired AP California Report AP Texas Wire International Newswires   AP World AP Broadcast Wire AP International AP Middle East UPI International UPI Int'l - Infospace UPI - UnitedStates.com UPI - WashTimes Reuters U.S. Reuters U.K. Reuters Asia AFP - Dixie-Net BBC News Online OpenHere.com 1stHeadlines.com NewsHub.com College Publisher Ananova News Search   WorldNews.com ...
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.4) - Iraq War edition

    03/19/2003 7:05:02 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 7 replies · 1,427+ views
    HAL9000 ^ | March 19, 2003 | HAL9000
    This update adds some new Iraq war news links.      (Click here to check for future updates to this list.)
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.3)

    03/07/2003 10:08:44 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 19 replies · 1,496+ views
    HAL9000 ^ | March 7, 2003 | HAL9000
    This update adds some new Iraq news links, new Agence France-Presse links, new Foreign News Translation links and various updates/additions. Click here to check for updates to this list.
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.2)

    01/23/2003 10:15:01 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 1,186+ views
    HAL9000 ^ | January 24, 2003 | HAL9000
    This update fixes the Reuters links, replaces the defunct Compuserve AFP via Bablefish link, and organizes the U.S. newspaper sites by state abbreviation. Click here to check for updates to this list.
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.1)

    10/30/2002 8:50:15 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 15 replies · 2,501+ views
    HAL9000 ^ | October 30, 2002
    A few more news sources are added, PROMT Reverso translation service is added to several foreign language news sources, and all links open in a new window.
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 2.0)

    09/19/2002 12:16:28 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 7 replies · 1,927+ views
    HAL9000 ^ | September 19, 2002
    A major update - reorganized with new categories and news sources.
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 1.9)

    07/08/2002 5:51:33 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 17 replies · 3,917+ views
    HAL9000 ^ | July 8, 2002
    Several news sources are added in this version, including links to Iraq news in the War Wires category in column 4.
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 1.8)

    06/06/2002 1:11:38 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 23 replies · 4,329+ views
    HAL9000 | June 6, 2002
    Introducing a new feature - The Clinton Tracker in column 4.
  • ! HAL9000 - Links to News Sources (v 1.6)

    04/09/2002 8:41:25 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 34 replies · 2,620+ views
    April 9, 2002 | HAL9000
    National Newswires  AP Breaking News AP Broadcast Wire AP Broadcast Wire AP National AP National AP Politics AP - Austin360 AP - nj.com AP - nola.com AP - Las Vegas Sun UPI National ABC Raw News Chronicle Wires Mercury Wires Drudge Report New York Wired AP California Report AP Texas Wire International Newswires AP World AP Broadcast Wire AP International AP Middle East UPI.com UPI International UPI Int'l - Infospace UPI - UnitedStates.com UPI - WashTimes Reuters U.S. Reuters U.K. Reuters Asia AFP - Dixie-Net BBC News Online OpenHere.com 1stHeadlines.com NewsHub.com College Publisher Ananova News Search Google.com WorldNews.com Moreover.com...