Seattle Week in Review: The March Madness of an Impressionable Teen AI

March 25th, 2016 Xconomy Seattle —  Where to begin with this week? Funny-not-funny #ManInTree, funding news from Convoy and a new AI startup, DimensionalMechanics, and the teen chatbot from Microsoft corrupted by the Internet over the course of a day? At least we’ve got hoops (and long odds). Here now, Xconomy Seattle’s Week in Review: —Microsoft has received more attention in recent weeks for two incidents involving teen girls, a state of affairs that has executives in Redmond asking hard questions and making public apologies. On Wednesday, the software giant released a chatbot called Tay. It was a research project meant to talk like a teen girl and learn from its interactions with real people on the Internet. You’ll never guess what happened next. Take it away, headline writers of…


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