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When going to catch the train, what do I need to remember?Ticket, Railcard, Keys, Wallet (etc) Command: Train Journey Response: Don't forget your ticket, railcard, keys and wallet Next level could link physical e.g. It's built on Ruby on Rails, uses Twilio for text messaging, for natural language processing, and a handful of other algorithms like Jaro-Winkler distance and overlap coefficient to determine string similarity to find the best key-value match.And Tay — being essentially a robot parrot with an internet connection — started repeating these sentiments back to users, proving correct that old programming adage: flaming garbage pile in, flaming garbage pile out.Now, while these screenshots seem to show that Tay has assimilated the internet's worst tendencies into its personality, it's not quite as straightforward as that.
It took less than 24 hours for Twitter to corrupt an innocent AI chatbot.
Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled Tay — a Twitter bot that the company described as an experiment in "conversational understanding." The more you chat with Tay, said Microsoft, the smarter it gets, learning to engage people through "casual and playful conversation." Unfortunately, the conversations didn't stay playful for long.
Pretty soon after Tay launched, people starting tweeting the bot with all sorts of misogynistic, racist, and Donald Trumpist remarks.
Searching through Tay's tweets (more than 96,000 of them!
) we can see that many of the bot's nastiest utterances have simply been the result of copying users.