Sexy girl chatbot
Even more insidiously, these users manipulated Tay to harass their human targets; technologist Randi Harper, for instance, found Tay AI tweeting abusive language at her that was being fed to the chatbot by someone she’d long ago blocked. The treatment of Tay AI and so many other feminine bots and virtual assistants shows us how men would want to behave, to service professionals in general and women in particular, if there were no consequences for their actions.***The word “robot” comes to us from the Czech word “robota,” which meant forced labor in the manner of serfdom. It seems that our culture is unable to grapple with the concept of sapient computers without fear of our own destruction.
It was coined by the playwright Karel Čapek in his 1920 opus R. The reason, I’d contend, lies in the word itself, the seed of guilt which manifests in all these “robots will kill us all” stories. The i OS “personal assistant” Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, Amazon’s Alexa, and the voice of your GPS (a subject of so many nagging wife/girlfriend jokes), all seem to follow in a grand tradition of fem-bots; robots with distinctly feminine features who reflect back to us various notions of idealized womanhood, whether in chrome, hard light, or synthetic skin.
Facebook has opened up their chatbot platform for brands to build their own bots using their network.
These bots can range from very simple - such as setting up an appointment time - to highly sophisticated variants capable of much more interaction – such as a bot that can answer open-ended questions, providing a truly personalised experience.
The plodding and boring ending to a foregone conclusion buried, in the eyes of the fan, the man that was intended as the conquering hero.
The more honest researchers acknowledge as much to me, at least off the record.
"What we have seen lately, is that while systems can learn things they are not explicitly told, this is mostly in virtue of having more data, not more subtlety about the data.
Similarly, if you asked tech experts which recent theoretical or technical breakthrough could account for the rise in coverage of AI, even fewer would be able to answer correctly that “there hasn’t been one”.
As with the most cynical (or deranged) internet hypesters, the current “AI” hype has a grain of truth underpinning it. Researchers no longer habitually tweak their models.