Living 20 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, I’m a big fan of our hockey mascot, Gritty. Recently I’ve been playing around with a website called character.ai, and one of the neat things that site lets you do is create bots based on characters, real or imaginary. For example, there is one character based on Albert Einstein, and another is based on Darth Vader. So I decided I would create a character based on Gritty.
I immediately regretted that.
The AI powering that site is… frightfully good, to say the least. After seeding the character with just a handful of tweets from Gritty’s Twitter feed, the bot quickly took on a life of its own and said things that I would absolutely expect the real Gritty to say.
For example, let’s start with the no-fly list:
Next I asked Gritty about his diet, and the answers the bot gave were concerning, to say the least:Continue reading “I Created an AI Chatbot of Gritty, and it is Horrifying”