OPINIONS — DeFilippis: Artificial intelligence trustworthy questionable

Microsoft has decided to pull back its first publicly available artificial intelligence (AI) robot, after a horrible test run. Earlier this week, Microsoft released an artificial intelligence named Tay, who ran through an official Twitter Account, @Tayandyou. Within 24 hours of Microsoft releasing the AI on Twitter, Tay was shut down by Microsoft because of the offensive subject matter the bot was tweeting out. In a CNN Money Article by Hope King titled “After racist tweets, Microsoft muzzles teen chat bot Tay,” a comment was made by Microsoft on the incident. “Microsoft blamed Tay’s behavior on online trolls,” according to the article, “saying in a statement that there was a coordinated effort to trick the program’s commenting skills.” The article continues, saying “As a result, we have taken Tay offline…


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