But while some of ELIZA's "patients" took it for human, there were limits to the power of its engagement.Nearly 50 years later, thousands -- maybe millions -- of chatbots populate the internet.
:bulletred: No usage of bad laguage or inappropriate acts.
It occurred to me that these scripts had a connection to ELIZA, one of the earliest examples of a natural language processing program.
Naturally, my thoughts shifted to getting it on with a pioneering computer program.
Anyway, I don't think I'll be hitting ELIZA up the next time I'm in the mood for a booty call.
While my experience with ELIZA was nice and lighthearted, there's a sinister side to chatbots.