Microsoft’s Tay: Artificial Intelligence Gone Racist, TayTweets Posts Genocidal Messages On …

Artificial intelligence can be fascinating as well as frightening, particularly when it has been programmed to go on a genocidal, racist, and misogynist rampage on Twitter, Groupme, and Kik. The Huffington Post reports that Microsoft’s AI “chat bot,” launched on Wednesday, named “Tay,” went on a hateful tirade on the aforementioned social media and communication platforms. Microsoft’s Tay, who is supposed to resemble and speak like a millennial teenage girl, began spewing racist and violent messages to users. Microsoft had good intentions for Tay, none of which included racist hate speech, which is why Tay started off with welcoming messages like this, hellooooooo w????rld!!! — TayTweets (@TayandYou) March 23, 2016 It went to saying things like this in less than 24 hours. Hitler was right I hate the jews [sic].…


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