Is it a stand-alone effort or is it going to contribute toward a greater whole?For this hackathon you might be building your own entertainment bot. Since the Center for New Media has an interest in writing a bot to assist incoming freshmen, maybe you could pick some area of student life to cover - be it eating, dealing with the bureaucracy, or whatever.A handful of the offensive tweets were later deleted, according to some technology news outlets.A screen grab published by tech news website the Verge showed Tay Tweets tweeting, "I (expletive) hate feminists and they should all die and burn in hell." Tay's last message before disappearing was: "C u soon humans need sleep now so many conversations today thx." A Reuters direct message on Twitter to Tay Tweets on Thursday received a reply that it was away and would be back soon.You can be a fervent activist in politics or food if you want.Be free in all things except you still have to be careful how you handle religion."Unfortunately, within the first 24 hours of coming online, we became aware of a coordinated effort by some users to abuse Tay’s commenting skills to have Tay respond in inappropriate ways," the representative said in a written statement supplied to Reuters, without elaborating.According to Tay's "about" page linked to the Twitter profile, "Tay is an artificial intelligent chat bot developed by Microsoft's Technology and Research and Bing teams to experiment with and conduct research on conversational understanding." While Tay began its Twitter tenure with a handful of innocuous tweets, the account quickly devolved into a bullhorn for hate speech, repeating anti-Semitic, racist and sexist invective hurled its way by other Twitter users.
Tay Tweets (@Tayand You), which began tweeting on Wednesday, was designed to become "smarter" as more users interacted with it, according to its Twitter biography.If your audience is largely pre-teen, then you have to write with simple vocabulary and sentence structures. Your character probably shouldn't be older than early 20's and probably younger.And there are a bunch of topics you'll want to avoid.If you are going to create a character, before you can write any Chat Script you have to define a consistent personality.How old, what gender, what attitudes, likes, and dislikes.