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Messaging Bots May Soon Invade Your Inbox

If messaging software startups like Slack and Kore have their way, bots will become far more common in the not-so-distant future for organizing and prioritizing workplace communications. Only the messages won’t just come from other humans–they’ll be generated by software applications and Internet-connected machines that need to share important updates. Chat “bots,” simple apps programmed…


Microsoft’s Chat Bot Was Fun for Awhile, Until it Turned into a Racist

Microsoft’s latest experiment in real-time machine learning, an AI-driven chat-bot called Tay, quickly turned to the dark side on Wednesday after the bot started posting racist and sexist messages on Twitter in response to questions from users. Among other things, Tay said the Holocaust never happened, and used offensive terms to describe a prominent female…