People are literally apes. The computer isn’t very wrong. We just didn’t program a bunch of sensitivity into it.
A lesser known fact is that Google also banned horses to prevent offensive labelling of Sarah Jessica Parker.
What drives me mad about this case is that people are using it as a cheap shot to Google's lack of diversity as if changing the programmers' race would have had any effect whatsoever.
If only you could force feed digital soap to AI.
This is an rational and reliable immediate reaction.
Training a neural network is HARD and takes time.
Blocking a keyword so you're not offending people takes 30 seconds.
What if the AI wants to be racist?
People will probably find a way to complain about this too.
Feeding political correctness to an A.I? What could go wrong?
Wouldn't it be better to feed it more data or more reliable data?
gorillas look like people in general, is that racist?
they are generally black color so they look more like people with black skin/hair. Now that is absolutely racist.
Simple. Tie every search of gorilla to snowflake the gorilla.
Madhumita Murgia of The Telegraph called Tay "a public relations disaster", and suggested that Microsoft's strategy would be "to label the debacle a well-meaning experiment gone wrong, and ignite a debate about the hatefulness of Twitter users." However, Murgia described the bigger issue as Tay being "artificial intelligence at its very worst - and it's only the beginning"