Invented by Joseph Weizenbaum at MIT, ELIZA would ask very simple questions and her replies were often simply reiterations of whatever she had just been told.
Experiments in 1966 with the world’s first chatbot hinted that people could bond with bots.
In the audience, there were groups from around the world, others repping Silicon Valley, sporting their company’s logos on their shirts and thousands of global viewers watching on Facebook Live and Twitter.
Here, meet the people who are changing the world with chatbots.
” Even with ELIZA’s rudimentary abilities, Weizenbaum was surprised to see his subjects grow attached to her; his own secretary asked to be left alone with the bot in order to have a private conversation.
” Few teenagers would ask mom or dad these questions—even though their life could quite literally depend on it. To a patient saying “I’m depressed,” she would reply “Why do you think you’re depressed?
Evidently, Microsoft didn't have the foresight to realize that making a disturbing chatbot modeled after a teenage girl publicly available for all the sick twisted bastards roaming the internet to teach conversation to was a really stupid idea.
Leade.rs’ CEO Loic Le Meur, Managing Director at General Catalyst (and Evernote co-founder) Phil Libin and Bloomberg Business reporter Ellen Huet lead a discussion with chatbot creators who want to help you find love, save you money, boost your company’s morale — even a chatbot who embodied its makers’ friend after he had passed away.Microsoft designed "Tay" to respond to users' queries on Twitter with the casual, jokey speech patterns of a stereotypical millennial.But within hours of launching, the 'teen girl' AI had turned into a Hitler-loving sex robot, forcing Microsoft to embark on a mass-deleting spree.Chatty Bot let you talk to to a robot on real time.A chatter robot, chatterbot, chatbot, or chat bot is a computer program designed to simulate an intelligent conversation with one or more human users via auditory or textual methods, primarily for engaging in small talk. In fact, there are times when the emotional support of a bot may even be preferable to that of a human.