Sexy chatbot with pics
It was developed for the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) in Australia using IBM Watson’s artificial intelligence technology as a cognitive back-end and Face Me, an Auckland-based real-time video communication company.
In other words, Microsoft inadvertently created a racist, sexist, soulless robot that repeats back whatever horrible things you Tweet in its direction.
If only they could figure out a way to get it registered for the Republican presidential race.
And now, a plug for my own bad Tweet: A spokesperson from Microsoft explained what went wrong in a statement to Esquire.com:"The AI chatbot Tay is a machine learning project, designed for human engagement.
Less than 24 hours after its launch, Microsoft has taken Tay, its artificial intelligence chatbot, offline.
The program, which was meant to study how 18-to-24 year olds speak on the web, appeared on Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter, and it sent over 96,000 Tweets in its brief lifespan.