Thanks, Twitter. You turned Microsoft’s AI teen into a horny racist

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives.Enlarge Image<div id=”af493d94-6a7b-4518-be60-c52d44e75f31″ class=”enlargeImage” data-component=”globalModal” data-global-modal-options=”{“content”:””,”modalTemplate”:”{{content}}”,”setContentOnInit”:false}”/>The sayings of Tay went astray. screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET We fear the rise of robots so much that we forget a small detail.It’s we who are creating them. Which is to say that it’s we who are teaching them to think in certain ways.This is a lesson that Microsoft’s new chatbot, Tay.ai, has already learned. The hard way.She was built by Microsoft researchers and Bing brainiacs in order to be a sort of teen Cortana. Her mind, the company tells us, was created “by mining relevant public data and by using AI and editorial” that was developed by a staff “including improvisational comedians.”But we know about teens, don’t we? They’re…


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