Week 5 – Bias in machine learning

The instance I found of bias in machine learning is Microsofts AI millennial chatbot Tay.

https://qz.com/646825/microsofts-ai-millennial-chatbot-became-a-racist-jerk-after-less-than-a-day-on-twitter/

Tay it supposed to be a chatbot that mimics the talking style of a teenage girl. It will learn from peoples tweets on twitter and response to people. However, after just one day it started to publish really biased comments that are racist and terrible.

Garbage in, Garbage out. Microsoft probably just underestimated the power of peoples hate comments on twitter and the influences they have on the behavior of Tay

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s