Sexy chatbot with pics

27 Sep

Take Siri, Apple’s smart personal assistant on i Phone.

Not only have users expressed a strong preference for whether its voice is male or female, but some felt the need to produce lengthy Reddit elegies for older versions that disappear after i OS updates.

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.

After receiving a .5 million investment from Hong Kong-based artificial intelligence and virtual reality investor, Horizon Ventures, the company formally launched in November last year.

Its technology is based on ‘Baby X’, a creation by Mark Sagar and his engineering research team at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute at the University of Auckland. Baby X is an emotionally intelligent virtual agent – and a digital simulation of an infant – which reacts to the person it’s communicating with via facial expressions and words in real time.

If only they could figure out a way to get it registered for the Republican presidential race.

And now, a plug for my own bad Tweet: A spokesperson from Microsoft explained what went wrong in a statement to"The AI chatbot Tay is a machine learning project, designed for human engagement.

Levy’s earlier, non-sexual chatbots have twice won the Loebner Prize, an annual competition for AI programmes.Chatbots are all the rage in retail management and technology circles.Chatbots create a dialog with humans that simulate a natural conversation and help users find products or services that fit their situations.Instead, merchandisers can program behavior via visual diagramming tools and other easy-to-use systems.The chatbots then enter a virtuous cycle of improvement (either machine-learning or not) as you learn which chat strategies result in sales and which end in abandonment.