Microsoft still set on AI bots after Tay fiasco

SEATTLE • Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella said his company is committed to the emerging market for artificial intelligence-based chat software, one week after the company’s first Internet chatbot in the United States was so manipulated by users that it had to be shut down. “It’s a simple concept, yet it’s very powerful,” Mr Nadella said about the strategy the company has dubbed Conversations as a Platform. “It is about taking the power of human language and applying it more pervasively in all our computing.” In a keynote speech on Wednesday at the company’s Build conference for software developers in San Francisco, Mr Nadella outlined Microsoft’s strategy for conversation-based products working with bots – software that uses artificial intelligence to automate tasks – as well as tools for developers…


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