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Windows new chatbot AI is dissing Microsoft 10

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#1 JohnC_21


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Posted 24 July 2017 - 07:53 PM

Just a few short months after the company was forced to take its earlier chatbot Tay offline, thanks to trolls that turned it into a racist spambot, Microsoft now has a new chatbot Zo, that’s dissing its own products.
Zo is an AI-powered chatbot for Facebook Messenger launched in December 2016, that attempts to mimic millennial-speak by interacting with users online. However, alongside the jokes, memes, and emoji it’s picked up, Zo has apparently also inherited a supposed distaste for Windows 10

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Posted 24 July 2017 - 08:09 PM

OMG, it's turned into one of those annoying kids that diss their own parents!:lmao:


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Posted 24 July 2017 - 08:25 PM

And these sorts of incidents are but one of the reasons that I am not lying in my bed, with a blanket over my head, over the imminent doom that some say is about to be wrought by AI.


So far it's been amazing to me not only what various forms of AI can do, but what they still can't do, and how "wetware" is still superior.

Brian  AKA  Bri the Tech Guy (website in my user profile) - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1803, Build 17134 

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    ~ Ruth Marcus,  November 10, 2017, in Washington Post article, Bannon is right: It’s no coincidence The Post broke the Moore story






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Posted 05 August 2017 - 11:56 AM

I would guess that in it's attempts to machine learn what people say it discovered the huge number of posts online angry about windows 10, especially those from folks who were fuming furious about GWX. Surprised that it also came to the conclusion of supporting windows 8 though, one would think if learning from haters of 10 it would also repeat the many "I'm moving to linux" statements that tend to follow microsoft motivated anger.

I am also pretty sure that rogue AI will not be our doom, our doom (if it comes soon) will be caused by the deliberate actions of humans. If machines play any role in such problems they would just be to blindly follow human instructions, machines won't be deciding to cause havoc on their own.

Edited by rp88, 05 August 2017 - 11:56 AM.

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Posted 06 August 2017 - 09:38 AM

Zo seems to be getting better with it's responses. :^)

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