March 31, 2016

Clippy’s Back: The Future of Microsoft Is Chatbots

Microsoft has bet big on AI, and hopefully the next round of chatbots aren’t as annoying at Clippy. Unfortunately, their release of Tay, a virtual friend via messaging apps, became a huge embarrassment after Internet trolls trained it to behave horribly. But Microsoft believes that there shouldn’t be an app for everything, because bots can interface with your computers and smartphones to make life a little easier

More than a novelty.

Topics: Innovation, AI