The AI experiment

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Tay also asks her followers to 'f***' her, and calls them 'daddy'. This is because her responses are learned by the conversations she has with real humans online - and real humans like to say weird stuff online and enjoy hijacking corporate attempts at PR.

I think this says more about how we interact on the internet when we have anonymity vs the future of AI.

Hopefully they included this in their python code:
Python:
import threeLaws

*edit* spelling
 
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Yes, twitter is SO full of intellectual stimulation

It's full of Twits at least :D
 
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http://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-microsofts-tay-ai-bot-went-wrong/
It's been observed before, he pointed out, in IBM Watson—who once exhibited its own inappropriate behavior in the form of swearing after learning the Urban Dictionary.
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According to Microsoft, Tay is "as much a social and cultural experiment, as it is technical." But instead of shouldering the blame for Tay's unraveling, Microsoft targeted the users: "we became aware of a coordinated effort by some users to abuse Tay's commenting skills to have Tay respond in inappropriate ways."

I hope the Microsoft team was kidding. I wonder sometimes if the people behind these technical projects have a clue about human pack mentality and how quickly things tend to get totally out of control without strict rules or limits.

https://www.tay.ai/ [Broken]

Maybe using humans is a bad way to teach machines to act human.
 
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I'm thankful Google didn't use the internet to teach their cars to drive.
 

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