Microsoft’s AI Tay offends and goes offline; Deepdrumpf AI snarks

Artificial Intelligence is tricky stuff. When it works right, it does amazing things like thrash the World Champion Go player by winning four games to one in a $1 million tournament. When it goes wrong, well, that’s a whole different story, and Microsoft’s recent experiment with an AI chatbot named Tay that interacted (note the past tense) with users on Twitter, Kik, and GroupMe, is a great example. Microsoft’s Tay website currently says: Phew. Busy day. Going offline for a while to absorb it all. Chat soon … obviously not because the AI is exhausted but rather because Tay, within a single day of the AI’s launch, turned from a new-agey, happy, gushy personality into an abusive, racist, misogynist that seriously embarrassed Microsoft.  What went wrong was that anonymous Internet…


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