Microsoft’s artificial intelligence bot ‘Tay’ shut down after Twitter taught it to be racist

Microsoft has discovered the pitfalls of artificial intelligence the hard way.It appears that the company has silenced its artificial intelligence (AI) bot “Tay” – known on Twitter as the AI bot from “the Internet that’s got zero chill” – just 24 hours after it was launched, thanks to Twitter users who managed to teach it to tweet racist remarks.The AI chat bot was developed by Microsoft’s technology and research teams to conduct research on conversational understanding. Tay is targeted at users 18 to 24 years old (and trolls, evidently).READ MORE: Google reportedly working on an artificially intelligent messaging app“Tay is designed to engage and entertain people where they connect with each other online through casual and playful conversation. The more you chat with Tay the smarter she gets, so the experience can…


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