Microsoft’s A.I. Twitter Robot Praises Hitler, Endorses Trump, Denies Holocaust

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Less than 24 hours ago, Microsoft deployed a “highly opinionated” artificial intelligence robot on Twitter.

The first thing it learned? To hate.

In no short order, the bot — named Tay — praised Hitler, denied the Holocaust, hurled racist slurs at President Obama, and then it endorsed Donald Trump.

And no, this is not a story from the satirical news site, The Onion. This, folks, really happened.

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