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From Eliza to A.L.I.C.E. (A.L.I.C.E. AI Foundation) The story of Joseph Weizenbaum is in many ways almost as interesting as that of Turing.

From Eliza to A.L.I.C.E. (A.L.I.C.E. AI Foundation)

An early pioneer in computer science, Weizenbaum was one of the fortunate few to join the embryonic MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab in the early 1960s. His most celebrated accomplishment was the development of ELIZA, a program so entertaining that it still attracts clients to its web site today. ELIZA is based on very simple pattern recognition, based on a stimulus-response model. ELIZA also introduced the personal pronoun transformations common to ALICE and many other programs. "Tell me what you think about me" is transformed by the robot into "You want me to tell you what I think about you? " Weizenbaum tells us that he was shocked by the experience of releasing ELIZA (also known as "Doctor") to the nontechnical staff at the MIT AI Lab.

What Weizenbaum found specifically revolting was that the Doctor's patients actually believed the robot really understood their problems. "Dare I say it? Alan Turing Scrapbook - Turing Test. The before-math Alan Turing wrote this paper while employed at the Computing Laboratory in Manchester University.

Alan Turing Scrapbook - Turing Test

This was where the world's first stored-program digital computer had been engineered. See the previous Scrapbook page for the relationship between Turing and his universal machine, the mathematician Max Newman, and the engineers led by F. C. Williams. The prospect of Artificial Intelligence was raised as an issue for the general public from the very start, stimulated by the success of wartime science technology. Nevertheless, Turing had some useful external stimuli. See the original transcript of this discussion. Reading the transcript is rather like reading the conversations generated by computers, described on the next page. Such 'murmurs' are liable to provoke a revolt of the nerds, and Turing was entirely willing to be the revolutionary. Turing's discussion of 'intelligent machinery' did not begin in 1950. Jabberwacky - live chat bot - AI Artificial Intelligence chatbot - jabber wacky - talking robot - chatbots - chatterbot - chatterbots - jabberwocky - take a Turing Test - Loebner Prize - Chatterbox Challenge - entertainment robots, robotics, marketing, ga.

List Of Chat Bots - Artificial Intelligence. Chat bots are bots that will talk with the user.

List Of Chat Bots - Artificial Intelligence

This is a place to list them Chat Bots Edit Loebner Prize Winners. Glados app - Aperture science. - We do what we must. - Because we can! - For ... - a clever bot - speak to an AI with some Actual Intelligence? Are You Following a Bot? - Magazine.

Leo Espinosa One day last February, a Twitter user in California named Billy received a tweet from @JamesMTitus, identified in his profile as a “24 year old dude” from Christchurch, New Zealand, who had the avatar of a tabby cat.

Are You Following a Bot? - Magazine

“If you could bring one character to life from your favorite book, who would it be? ,” @JamesMTitus asked. Billy tweeted back, “Jesus,” to which @JamesMTitus replied: “honestly? No fracking way. ahahahhaa.” JamesMTitus was manufactured by cyber-security specialists in New Zealand participating in a two-week social-engineering experiment organized by the Web Ecology Project. The group invited three teams to program “social bots”—fake identities—that could mimic human conversation on Twitter, and then picked 500 real users on the social network, the core of whom shared a fondness for cats. After the first week, the teams were allowed to tweak their bot’s code and to launch secondary identities designed to sabotage their competitors’ bots. 'Socialbots' steal 250GB of user data in Facebook invasion. Programs designed to resemble humans infiltrated Facebook recently and made off with 250 gigabytes of personal information belonging to thousands of the social network's users, researchers said in an academic paper released today.

'Socialbots' steal 250GB of user data in Facebook invasion

The eight-week study was designed to evaluate how vulnerable online social networks are to large-scale infiltrations by programs designed to mimic real users, researchers from the University of British Columbia Vancouver said in the paper (PDF), titled "The Socialbot Network: When bots socialize for fame and money. " The 102 "socialbots" researchers released onto the social network included a name and profile picture of a fictitious Facebook user and were capable of posting messages and sending friend requests.

They then used these bots to send friend requests to 5,053 randomly selected Facebook users. Each account was limited to sending 25 requests per day to prevent triggering anti-fraud measures. - Virtual assistants, virtual agents, chat bots, conversational agents, chatterbots, chatbots: examples, companies, news,directory. The Chatterbot Collection.