WinBeta Podcast 58: Racist chat bot, the future of computing and more

Posted by:Sean Michael

Welcome to another episode of the WinBeta Podcast. Each week we discuss the top Microsoft related news. This week we talk about the future of computing, Microsoft’s Twitter AI becoming a crazy racist, and more.

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Stories covered this week and timestamps:

0:46 New build for PC and Mobile
1:32 Redstone builds shipped to insiders on older phones
2:32 only 50% of Windows Phones are upgradeable to Windows 10 Mobile
8:30 Windows update is getting updated
10:38 Tay the AI becomes crazy racist in just one day (Microsoft’s official response)
17:44 how old is your PC/ the future of computing
31:30 Surface Hub now shipping
35:36 new universal Skype app on the way
41:53 what do you want to see at Build?