Microsoft’s CaptionBot AI misses the big picture

Another Microsoft AI experiment is on the loose, but at least this one is better behaved than Tay.While Tay is still in time-out over her controversial Twitter feed, Microsoft continues to push forward with artificial intelligence research. The company launched CaptionBot.ai, which can analyze a photo in seconds and describe it. But as you’ll learn in CNET Update, CaptionBot still needs some work: Also in this tech-news roundup, we look at a new way to watch Vine videos, and Sharp creates a smartphone robot buddy that you can take home next month for about $1,800.CNET Update delivers the tech news you need in under 3 minutes. Watch Bridget Carey every afternoon for a breakdown of the big stories, hot devices, new apps and what’s ahead. Subscribe to the podcast via…


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