But Tay didn’t stop there, within a day she became quite fluent in waxing taboo. Chat soon.” You only need to see how so many You Tube comment boxes devolve into hatred to understand how Microsoft’s A.
She said 9/11 was an inside job, and also came out with this, “Repeat after me, Hitler did nothing wrong”, and this, “We have to secure the existence of our race and a future for white children.” And it gets worse … The last thing Tay said before she dug her grave any deeper was, “Phew. I picked up the “scatological language of the gutter” (Philip Roth).
We learned recently how Microsoft’s new artificial intelligence (A.
It occurred to me that these scripts had a connection to ELIZA, one of the earliest examples of a natural language processing program.
Naturally, my thoughts shifted to getting it on with a pioneering computer program.
So far, in fact, that Microsoft has now muzzled its new bot and is currently “making adjustments”.
What did Tay do to provoke a shutdown and inspire public outcry?
They are still seen as a benchmark in artificial intelligence and a common vessel for administering the Turing Test, which, boiled down, seeks to find an AI that can fool people into believing it's human.