As a result, we have taken Tay offline and are making adjustments."Like many AI chat programs, Tay was meant to learn from the humans with which it interacted.
"The more you chat with Tay, the smarter she gets, so the experience can be more personalized for you," Microsoft explained.
It was self-reported, of course, how would you want to conduct this kind of poll... Even though the anonymity of the poll allows people to report such issues without guilt (or even with pride), it also encourages trolling.
I didn't start that poll, I just happened to pass by while it was being held. My memory isn't perfect, but here is what I remember.
Since it was founded in Oct 2003, it would be interesting to offer 2002, 2001, 2000 as options - you could probably safely discard those results.
That said, it'd be more interesting to see correlations between these measurements.
4chan has inadvertently continued to attract dark, maladjusted and dangerous characters – misogynists, racists and homophobes at ease behind a computer.
It’s a chaotic wilderness that allows contributors to share ideas under a veil of relative anonymity.I don't think 4chan users would be anymore likely to give wrong answers than subjects of any other survey.- Very interesting stuff and probably one of the best representations of the youth in the 21st century.The only problem is, a significant number of those tweets were anti-semitic, sexist, and rife with the type of conspiracy-theorist paranoia and ironic-racist-grab-assing that you'd expect to find among the shadier, lulz-minded corners of the Internet.In other words, Microsoft inadvertently created a racist, sexist, soulless robot that repeats back whatever horrible things you Tweet in its direction., a woman reported that ‘“the shooter was lining people up and asking if they were Christian. If they said no, or didn’t answer, they were shot in the legs.”’ The 4chan post is no longer visible on the website – but the cached version was posted on Reddit and is currently floating around the internet. Don’t go to school tomorrow if you are in the northwest,” the poster warns.