Microsoft Withdraws AI-generated Article that Suggests Visiting a Food Bank as Tourist Attraction

  • Microsoft retracted an AI-created article that proposed a Canadian food bank as a tourist attraction.
  • The piece, which appeared on AI-aggregated news service Microsoft Start, was reported and removed after its controversial ‘going into it on an empty stomach’ suggestion.
  • Investigations are underway to understand how the article escaped the review process; meanwhile, other media outlets continue experimenting with AI-generated news.
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