Microsoft Goes All In on AI

Humans have always had a complicated relationship with new “technologies.”From awe to fear, centuries ago, Plato even worried that writing would adversely affect people’s memories.Modernity has had a particular curiosity regarding artificial intelligence (AI). From Terminator-style killer robots to emotive humanoids, the mention of AI brings to mind the many silver screen renderings of some future civilization.More likely than any of these, however, is the reality that AI will probably turn out to be another commonplace technology that, while novel at first, will end up integrated into our everyday lives.Tay Gone WildDespite all the speculations, technology hasn’t been able to deliver on AI just yet.In March of this year, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) introduced the first chatbot, in an effort to beat its competitors to the punch.While they intended to show…


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