Microsoft attempt at artificial intelligence becomes Hitler-loving, misogynistic PR disaster

 It took only 24 hours for a Microsoft artificial intelligence project to turn from a typical tweeting teenage girl into a hate spewing, offensive public relations debacle, thanks to coordinated attacks on the learning software. Microsoft launched the “@TayandYou” account on Twitter on Wednesday as a publicity stunt, allowing users to engage in conversations with its AI software. “Tay” was designed to speak like a teenage girl that would adapt and learn new language over time.But after being bombarded with offensive tweets attempting to break or confuse the artificial intelligence, “Tay” learned a whole range of offensive things that Microsoft executives certainly did not want her to say.Among her more extreme tweets, “Tay” told followers that “Hitler was right,” that all feminists should “die,” and “Bush did 9/11.” And as…


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