Microsoft Warns Its Advanced Chatbot Might Say Offensive Things

Software giant releases blueprint for DialoGPT, its Reddit-trained AI

Purple blueprint robot with neon grid chat boxes coming out of its mouth
The GPT-2 was trained on hundreds of millions of Reddit posts created between 2015 and 2017. Getty Images

Microsoft researchers have released a chatbot version of a cutting-edge text generator trained on tens of millions of Reddit posts—albeit with a disclaimer in place should things get offensive.

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