Entertainment Microsoft artificial intelligence chatbot goes full racist. . tweets out racist shit

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  1. chapped

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    It took less than 24 hours for Twitter to corrupt an innocent AI chatbot. Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled Tay — a Twitter bot that the company described as an experiment in "conversational understanding." The more you chat with Tay, said Microsoft, the smarter it gets, learning to engage people through "casual and playful conversation."

    Unfortunately, the conversations didn't stay playful for long. Pretty soon after Tay launched, people starting tweeting the bot with all sorts of misogynistic, racist, and Donald Trumpist remarks. And Tay — being essentially a robot parrot with an internet connection — started repeating these sentiments back to users, proving correct that old programming adage: flaming garbage pile in, flaming garbage pile out.

     
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    So tay is like most twitter users.
     
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    Crying!
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    At least it didn't use the N word . That's something , right ?
     
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    Damn just saw the post above mine . Oh well
     
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    It should at least call them Reggies
    That's just rude
     
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    Tay might catch a Shed ban with that racist tone.
     
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    Does this mean that it can't have an account here at the Shed?

    @BethSucks
     
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    Future Stern forum POTY material :udance:
     
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    I don't get it. What did it do wrong?
     
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    I'm pretty sure you will get a better answer out of the AI than if you ask Winst a question here in the shed .
     
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    I'm obsessed now...
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