Apr 1, 2016
Posted by Aleksandar Vukovic in categories: computing, economics, humor, robotics/AI
However, Rob Ott, a computer scientist at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, who did work on the system—Deep Learning Interface for Accounting (DELIA)—notes that it simply held all of the missing money, some $40,120.16, in a “rainy day” account. “I don’t think you can attribute malice,” he says. “I’m sure DELIA was going to give the money back.”
Technologists shocked by program’s ability to set its own priorities—such as getting rich.