Saturday, January 07, 2017
Cleverbot was again brought to my attention. We had examined some of its predecessors in the 90s as a means for trialing conversational bot applications. And then I just saw a whimsical demonstration of this shown here: " ... In early 2017, a Twitch stream of two Google Home devices modified to talk to each other using Cleverbot garnered over 700,000 visitors and over 30,000 peak concurrent viewers ... " in Wikipedia. The demonstration is worth a look. Might something like this, built within a specific context, be a way to think of a bot in action?