Mar 24th 2016
TWiT Bits 2461
Net Turns Chat Bot Racist
Alex Kantrowitz joins Erin Carson from TechRepublic, Jason Howell, and Megan Morrone to talk about Microsoft's chat AI Tay. Kantrowitz participated in a closed beta for Tay where she took a stance on the question "Would you kill baby Hitler." After a day online, the AI was trained to be racist, sexist, homophobic, and more. Was she a sociopath or just a parrot? Microsoft deleted the offending tweets and took the bot offline for more training.
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