Tay is doing what it was programmed to do and, clearly, the model needs some adjustments.
However, Microsoft did not do what it was supposed to do. Sadly, Tay was no match for a bunch of American 18- to 24-year-olds – because when you “target” people (especially Millennials), they will absolutely “target” you back.
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They claim the system delighted approximately 40 million people with its stories and conversations.
“The great experience with Xiao Ice led us to wonder: Would an AI like this be just as captivating in a radically different cultural environment?
Microsoft’s Tay is a combination of these two ideas. Among its other capabilities, for its debut, it was supposed to “engage and entertain” people by anthropomorphically interacting with them on Twitter.
According to Microsoft, the company had a great experience in China with its Xiaolce chatbot.
S., the dominant users of mobile social chat services in the U.All Microsoft told us was that “Tay has been built by mining relevant public data and by using AI and editorial developed by a staff including improvisational comedians.Public data that’s been anonymized is Tay’s primary data source.If you make under /hour in the US and you do not perform manual labor, AI and the associated toolsets will absolutely replace you sooner than later.Laugh about this “bad naughty robot” all you want – it’s not funny.