Microsoft Created a Twitter Bot to Learn From Users. It Quickly Became a Racist Jerk.
 By DANIEL VICTOR

 The bot, @TayandYou, was put on hiatus after making offensive statements based on users’ feedback, like disputing the existence of the Holocaust.

 Published: March 24, 2016 at 06:00PM

 via NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/25/technology/microsoft-created-a-twitter-bot-to-learn-from-users-it-quickly-became-a-racist-jerk.html?partner=IFTTT