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AMBITIOUS RESEARCHERS WANT TO USE AI TO TALK TO ALL ANIMALS

California-based nonprofit Earth Species Project plans to use machine learning to translate animal "languages" into something humans can understand. The group, founded in 2017 with the help of Silicon Valley investors like LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, wants to help humans communicate with, or at least understand, as many species as possible. The project has made at least some progress, including an experimental algorithm that can purportedly detect which individual in a noisy group of animals is "speaking"
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