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IBM’s Watson Gets A ‘Swear Filter’ After Learning The Urban Dictionary

In the end, Brown and his team were forced to remove the Urban Dictionary from Watson’s vocabulary, and additionally developed a smart filter to keep Watson from swearing in the future.

via IBM’s Watson Gets A ‘Swear Filter’ After Learning The Urban Dictionary.

A more glorious misuse of technology could not have been conceived. Of course teaching what’s arguably the world’s smartest supercomputer the Urban Dictionary was a bad idea. What ever made you think it was a good idea??