How Facebook Is Training Its AI Using Children’s Stories

How Facebook Is Training Its AI Using Children’s Stories

Story time can help social networks make advances in artificial intelligence

Mary Toves
  • 24 march 2016

Human children learn about the world around them from stories and fables, and now, thanks to the free online library Project Gutenberg, so does Facebook’s AI.

Facebook recently released the data sets it’s been using to train its neural network. Classics like The Jungle Book, Peter Pan, Little Women and Alice in Wonderland are helping the social network better understand the way people communicate.

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