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Garry Shandling planned to go to ER the day before he died

And it was a show about a character-a fictional character-who hosted a talk show, a talk show like this. I think that looks like a very scary place to work'.

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Tay, Microsoft AI, goes offline after Internet teaches her to be racist

According to Microsoft's Website, the chatbot was developed by the software giant's Technology, Research and Bing groups to research conversational understanding. Some say she's being given a lobotomy, but she's probably just getting a really good talking to and being sent to her room. Her profile also notes that "the more you talk the smarter Tay gets" (which is the basic premise behind artificial intelligence - that it learns from past experiences).

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Ted Cruz denies cheating on wife, accuses Donald Trump of rumor mongering

Donald Trump surrogate Adriana Cohen confronted Ted Cruz supporter Amanda Carpenter with an anonymously sourced tabloid story that Cruz has had affairs with multiple women, including Carpenter, during a heated segment on CNN Friday. The ad was produced by Our Principles, a group founded by a former Mitt Romney campaign adviser who is trying to help the Republican Party appeal to more women.

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Microsoft AI chatbot pulled after floods of racist comments

Microsoft's attempt to engage millennials via an artificially intelligent "chatbot" called Tay has failed miserably after trolls made the bot spew offensive comments. As Tay learnt new things while having conversation with people, it started going on the inappropriate side of conversations. Microsoft has since gone through and deleted the problematic tweets, but not before screenshots were taken are retweeted by other Twitter users.

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Microsoft deletes AI chatbot after racist, homophobic tweets, according to report

The bot, named "Tay," had some unexpected responses as it tweeted racist and homophobic comments after conversing with people on Twitter. At any rate, I'm sure that Microsoft has learned from this experience and is reworking Tay so that it won't be so easily pushed toward supporting Nazism.

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$4 billion redevelopment of aging LaGuardia Airport approved

But Degnan countered that there "is no free money", and "we're paying for it all", pointing out that LGP will reap operating revenues from the new airport that, if the Port Authority had undertaken the project alone, would have gone back into public coffers.