Nick Offerman Compares Trump to Microsoft’s ‘Virulently Racist’ Twitter Robot

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards by Jerome Hudson18 May 20160 18 May, 201618 May, 2016 SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Comedian Nick Offerman opened up the 20th annual Webby Awards Monday night by comparing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to Microsoft’s now-deactivated famously racist artificial intelligence Twitter bot. “Microsoft created an AI Twitter user, and within 24 hours it had become virulently racist and sexist,” the Parks and Recreation star and host of the annual ceremony said. “Now it’s the Republican nominee for president.” SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Offerman’s dig at Donald Trump was in reference to Microsoft’s artificial intelligence program, named Tay. The software was designed to gain intelligence as users interacted with it. However, as Breitbart News reported, Tay quickly began imitating Twitter trolls’ tweets, including, “The holocaust was made…


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