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reproductive health

Teens Can Now Text This Bot to Answer Their Awkward Sex Questions

Planned Parenthood's new AI chatbot named Roo is ready to answer young people's burning questions about masturbation, STI's, reproductive health, and more.
Leila Ettachfini
1.24.19
Alexa

Amazon's Alexa told someone to “kill your foster parents”

And that's not the only Alexa weirdness recently.
Emma Ockerman
12.21.18
taxes

Should You Trust a Chatbot to Do Your Taxes?

People are becoming more comfortable getting financial information online, but are they ready for AI CPAs?
Jacob Dubé
3.5.18
HOTY2017

The Entrepreneur Trying to Democratize Law with a Free Chatbot

Joshua Browder created DoNotPay to help people fight parking tickets, and hopes to make the platform a resource for all kinds of legal issues.
Samantha Cole
1.24.18
Terraform

Pity the Lonely Chatbot

Robots can't pass the Turing Test yet, but they still deserve our empathy.
Becky Ferreira
10.13.17
Whoa

You Can Now Tell Your Problems to a Robot

And it can actually treat you effectively.
Dyllan Furness
6.7.17
Twitter

Porn Chatbot Tricks Argentinians Into Thinking They’re Chatting With President

Tricking people into believing they’re chatting with a President is easier than convincing them they’re chatting with almost-naked women.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.6.16
Business

Microsoft's ChatBot Returned, Said She Smoked Weed in Front of the Cops, and Then Spun Out

The bot, named "Tay," was taken down by the tech giant last Friday after she took to Twitter in a vitriolic, racist tirade. It didn't take long for Tay to run wild again.
Tess Owen
3.30.16
Twitter

Microsoft Had to Suspend Its AI Chatbot After It Veered Into White Supremacy

That was quick.
Kari Paul
3.24.16
Twitter

Microsoft Attempts to Capture the Essence of Youth with Its New Chatbot

Meet the AI with “zero chill”
Louise Matsakis
3.23.16
Motherboard Blog

Why We Love Messing With AI Bots

One day, artificial intelligence will be powerful enough to blend seamlessly with consciousness. Its presence will be so ubiquitous, its influence so permeating, that all of human civilization will be guided and micromanaged in accordance with the...
Janus Rose
8.29.11