I was gathering with some friends to watch football. I was neither shocked nor even particularly offended.
In my right hand, I held a white plastic bag; inside, a six-pack to celebrate NFL Sunday. It wasn’t the first time I’d been mistaken for a food-delivery man, and this microaggression had at least been polite.
The man moved to let me pass as I exited the elevator and walked into the hallway. But the rapid-fire thoughts started to fill my head.
The students in the spinoff group exchanged memes and images “mocking sexual assault, the Holocaust and the deaths of children,” sometimes directing jokes at specific ethnic or racial groups, the Crimson reported.
However, some of its weirder utterances have come out unprompted.
The Guardian picked out a (now deleted) example when Tay was having an unremarkable conversation with one user (sample tweet: "new phone who dis?
Now, while these screenshots seem to show that Tay has assimilated the internet's worst tendencies into its personality, it's not quite as straightforward as that.
Searching through Tay's tweets (more than 96,000 of them!