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This goes back to an "Eliza" AI chat program (see What is an "Eliza" program?
) that I wrote in early 1987, in the 2nd year of my undergraduate degree at University College Dublin, Ireland.
'I'd been in hospital for ten days - I thought it was heart problems but it turned out to be a hiatus hernia.
I was in a mate's office and logged on and there were three friend requests.
I'm not doing this [going public] for me, I'm doing this for people who would be upset and afraid and pay.The key to detecting and reporting them is understanding how they work in various contexts.Then you can exploit their weaknesses and out them as robots!In 1995 I finally got around to setting up this page to tell everyone about it.
MGonz is finally written up as a book chapter: Humphrys, Mark (2008), "How my program passed the Turing Test", Chapter 15 of Parsing the Turing Test: Philosophical and Methodological Issues in the Quest for the Thinking Computer, Robert Epstein, Gary Roberts and Grace Beber (eds.), Springer, 2008.
This variety of bot talks with you on sites such as Tinder and Facebook.