Thanks to its investments in artificial intelligence and machine learning research, Microsoft seems to be in a good place to get ahead in the next chapter of computing.

Microsoft says that data and conversations you provide to Tay are anonymized, and you can delete your profile by submitting a request to the dedicated contact form on

If you plan to try to chat with her, please tell us in the comments what do you think of Microsoft’s latest AI experiment.

It's called Allo and its main feature is a Google assistant that's built right in.

Google says it'll be available later this summer — for free — on both i OS and Android.

Public data that’s been anonymized is Tay’s primary data source.

That data has been modeled, cleaned and filtered by the team developing Tay.” You can chat with Tay the AI bot either via Microsoft’s own Group Me app or on social networks Twitter and Kik (the AI bot also has profiles on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat).

Tay will get smarter as you chat with her, and your experience will be personalized using your personal data such as your nickname, gender, favorite food, zip code and relationship status.

We can’t say we’re totally impressed by it, as we looked on her Twitter feed and it seems she sometimes repeats some of her direct responses.

Allo (pronounced like "Aloe" and not like "'allo, guv'nor!