Microsoft’s CaptionBot Is Bad. But Is It a Foul-Mouthed, Sex-Crazed Nazi Like Tay?

Microsoft’s CaptionBot Is Bad. But Is It a Foul-Mouthed, Sex-Crazed Nazi Like Tay? Original image from Know Your Memes A few weeks ago Microsoft launched new artificial intelligence software called “Tay.”  Unfortunately, Tay turn out to be a Nazi sympathizer. I wrote: The objective of Tay was to learn how millennials (defined as 18 to 24-year-olds by Microsoft) communicate on the Internet. The problem was that, apparently, no one from Microsoft has ever tried to browse the Internet. It’s a crazy place, to say the least, full of anonymous people spouting conspiracy theories that would make even Bigfoot blush. Unfortunately, Tay was too efficient at learning and was taught how to behave by Internet trolls. Imagine if Tarzan was asked to teach table manners. Before the end of the first…


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