Facebook gamifies data collection to boost conversational AI

Facebook once piloted a text-based fantasy role-playing game to improve the conversational models powering things like its chatbots and smart speakers. In a preprint paper, researchers at the company describe a game that iterates between collecting data and retraining models on the collected data, with a metric that evaluates and compares models using players’ continuation rates (i.e., how long they keep playing).

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The non-technical guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

A non-technical guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence. ML & AI have seized mindshare in a way few topics have in recent memory. Everything from our jobs, to the wars we wage, to the food we eat, to the beer we drink, to the software we write will be affected.

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