» ‘Microsoft’s robot editor confuses mixed-race Little Mix singers’

With all that is going on, it’s understandable if you missed the news last week that Microsoft fired most of its human news editors and replaced them with an AI. As dystopian as that sounds, just wait, because now that the AI has screwed up by publishing the wrong image of a mixed-race performer, the remaining human editors have been asked to watch for the Guardian piece on the screw-up and delete it manually because the AI might think it’s of interest to MSN readers.

“We fired your human coworkers and replaced them with a robot. Your job now is to cover up for the robot’s mistakes.”