Naughty chat bots
Back in the day my friends and I didn’t have i Phones or i Pads or unlimited data.
What we did have, though, was one desktop computer per household, loads of time, and a need to be as annoying and naughty as possible with very few resources and without leaving the house.
The Tay Tweets account, which was meant to mimic the language habits of a social media-frequenting millennial, arrived on Twitter with the ability to learn from interactions with other members of the Twittervierse.
If that seems like an accident waiting to happen to you, it was.
However, Corporate VP of Microsoft Research Peter Lee said that Tay met with a different set of challenges, and that the company is "deeply sorry" for the bot's offensive tweets.
"We’ll look to bring Tay back only when we are confident we can better anticipate malicious intent that conflicts with our principles and values," he wrote. CEST On Wednesday, a big feature on Bloomberg focuses partly on Tay and Microsoft's efforts in artificial intelligence research.
Twitter users effectively taught her to be a giant racist.
If you find a link that is not current then please email me I have several chatbots.The Guardian reports a simple question as to whether Ricky Gervais was an atheist was answered with “Ricky Gervais learned totalitarianism from Adolf Hitler, the inventor of atheism.” The idea started innocently enough for Microsoft, as it attempted to engage millennials with a playful and sassy “A.I fam from the internet that’s got zero chill.” https://twitter.com/statuses/712613527782076417 “Tay is designed to engage and entertain people where they connect with each other online through casual and playful conversation,” Microsoft had said.Tay was created as an AI-based experiment in the ways teenagers talk.
In an apology for Tay's behavior, posted Friday, Microsoft claimed the chatbot is based on a similar project in China, where 40 million people happily conversed with a bot called Xiao Ice.She also condemned the Quran as, uh, “very violent”, so she’s very far from perfect. Fuck you for this, fuck you for pretending to be emo, and fuck what we had.**I would still recommend Zo for the times when you really just want to scream obscenities at someone who won't cry about it.