“I wanted to have an intelligence you could talk to on the Internet that would become your best friend for life.”Beyond just holding a conversation, Smarter Child wanted to be useful, tapping into web services to provide sports scores, weather forecasts, stocks, and other info.
But within hours of launching, the 'teen girl' AI had turned into a Hitler-loving sex robot, forcing Microsoft to embark on a mass-deleting spree.
AI expert Azeem Azhar told Business Insider: "There are a number of precautionary steps they [Microsft] could have taken.
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That said, however, I think that building a web-based bot has more potential for being a rewarding challenge, if you have (or are willing to learn) the necessary skills.
Before I set out to create my first chatbot, Morti ( I took a look at several of the options available to me; and since I already had a fair amount of knowledge and experience with web design, web programming, and database management, and since I already had a place where I could host my own chatbot, I decided to take the most difficult route, and host my bot myself, which allowed me to control every aspect of my bot.
"This is an extension of the Boaty Mc Boatface saga, and runs all the way back to the Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf write in during Time magazine's Internet vote for Most Beautiful Person.
There is nearly a two-decade history of these sort of things being pushed to the limit." Azhar said that Tay highlights a more serious point.
The bots that help teams run more efficiently in Slack aren’t trying to pass as human.