There are folks who think artificial intelligence (AI) is going to take over the world, eliminate middle class and professional jobs, make humans obsolete, etc. Skynet will become self aware and kill us all, remember this canard from the Terminator movies?
Well, not quite. Microsoft built an AI Twitter robot called Tay as an experiment. In 24 hour of operation, it went from “humans are cool” to spewing racial slurs including the dreaded N-word, denied the Holocaust, said Hilter was right about jews. It went full Nazi. Microsoft pulled the plug on Tay.
Click the link and see the tweets. Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/microsoft-pulls-plug-after-chat-robot-slings-slurs-rips-obama-and-denies-holocaust-2016-03-24