Watch two robots invent their own spoken language

Robots are already inventing spoken languages, and it’s fascinating to watch unfold in real time.

The BBC recent uploaded a YouTube clip profiling Dr. Luc Steels of the VUB Artificial Intelligence Lab. Steels’ robotics research is focused on language, which may be an important missing ingredient in conventional robotics research. Some academics suggest that high-level artificial intelligence will only come about when robots can “grow up” in a manner similar to human children becoming adults. Language may be a valuable tool for robots to acquire for facilitating this, and Steels’ robots have been coming up with their own languages since 2011.

Read more: The Daily Dot

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