Nadia sees humans via webcam and determines their emotional state by analyzing facial features in real-time.
Tay, Microsoft Corp's so-called chatbot that uses artificial intelligence to engage with millennials on Twitter, lasted less than a day before it was hobbled by a barrage of racist and sexist comments by Twitter users that it parroted back to them.
jews did 9/11." In another instance, Tay tweeted "feminism is cancer," in response to another Twitter user who said the same.
A handful of the offensive tweets were later deleted, according to some technology news outlets.
A Microsoft representative said on Thursday that the company was "making adjustments" to the chatbot while the account is quiet.
"Unfortunately, within the first 24 hours of coming online, we became aware of a coordinated effort by some users to abuse Tay’s commenting skills to have Tay respond in inappropriate ways," the representative said in a written statement supplied to Reuters, without elaborating.
A few days ago I posted a column ("Breaking Up Is Hard To Do") relating the difficulty I encountered when I tried to cancel my e Fax account.
Some are asking Amy — a meeting-scheduling virtual assistant — to create imaginary romantic partners to exchange sweet text messages with.
EFax turns out to be no more eager to take press calls than it is to cancel customer accounts.
Although the investor-relations spokeswoman's voice mail said, "Your call is very important to us," she didn't answer it.
What’s the point of thousands of contacts on social media if they’ve all friendzoned you?
If you’re short on admirers, perhaps you’ll find solace in an algorithm. We don’t even have to wait that long for technology to fill our intimate needs.
According to Tay's "about" page linked to the Twitter profile, "Tay is an artificial intelligent chat bot developed by Microsoft's Technology and Research and Bing teams to experiment with and conduct research on conversational understanding." While Tay began its Twitter tenure with a handful of innocuous tweets, the account quickly devolved into a bullhorn for hate speech, repeating anti-Semitic, racist and sexist invective hurled its way by other Twitter users.