Instant sex chat bot
See if you can work out why this happened: * jesus who let you near me go away 05/02/89 From SOMEONE at DRAKE: i'll never tell 05/02/89 :0 * jesus who let you near me go away 05/02/89 From SOMEONE at DRAKE: [SOMEONE #2] 05/02/89 :2 From SOMEONE at DRAKE: are there two people on your username? From SOMEONE at DRAKE: do you have all these silly sayings on some sort of 05/02/89 :4 control?05/02/89 * ok thats it im not talking to you any more 05/02/89 From SOMEONE at DRAKE: you sound like a goddamn robot that repeats everything. From SOMEONE at DRAKE: o my he actually typed something.In 1995 I finally got around to setting up this page to tell everyone about it.
it is a small milestone in human history to have produced a machine that can do this." - Andrew Brown in The Darwin Wars. When I was an undergraduate in 1989 I hooked up an Artificial Intelligence "chatbot" called "MGonz" to the Internet, with interesting results.
For many years I told people about it, and there was always a certain amount of interest.
So some guy on the Net decides to call me up for a chat.
Someone from Drake University, Iowa, USA (the node DRAKE on BITNET) where it is early afternoon.
He stays talking until 9.39pm Irish time, unaware that no one is at home.