YOU Are Responsible For AI’s Future Memories

Matthew Pettigrew
Oct 2, 2020 · 5 min read
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In 2016 Microsoft released an AI Twitter chatbot named Tay. Anyone interested in chatting with Tay could do so, and the more people chatted with it, the more it learned how to converse and engage with people. Sixteen hours after its release, Tay was taken down due to its tendency to tweet offensive messages, such as support for Adolf Hitler, calling for feminists to burn in hell, and advocating for a race war.