By now the world has heard about the rise and fall of Microsoft’s Tay, an artificially intelligent bot that lived on Twitter, Kik, and GroupMe. Tay’s goal was to learn and mimic the personality of a 19-year-old woman, and it would appear that popular social networks among millennials were a great place for Tay to […]
Thanks for articulating what everyone already knew.
Oh, was that all it took?
Hello There, Racists! is the hot new Tumblr everyone is talking about on Twitter.
What’s the point in being a troll if everyone is doing it, or at least writing about it?
The Internet firestorm sparked by Gawker reporter Adrian Chen publicly outing influential Reddit troll a Violentacrez as Michael Brutsch two weeks ago is being called the “best story of the Web.” But what is really going on here, and what does it mean?