AI chatbot freaks out NYT reporter by trying to destroy his marriage

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New York Times reporter Kevin Roose found himself “deeply unsettled” by his most recent interactions with an artificially intelligent chatbot in which the bot tried to break up his marriage. In particular, Roose found that Microsoft’s new Bing chatbot exhibited stalker-like behavior and kept trying to convince him to leave his wife, whom it insisted that Roose did not really love. “At one point, it declared, out of nowhere, that it loved me,” Roose explained. “It then tried to convince me that I was unhappy in my marriage, and that I should leave my wife and be with it instead.” And that wasn’…

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