[…] Last year, the Jabberwacky chatbot winner was George, a chatbot speech and voice-recognition enabled chatbot whose avatar goes beyond the Oddcast SitePal technology now common in online Pandorabots by displaying emotional body language to suit the topic and general mood. George has been getting a lots of press coverage of late, although this year’s winning Jabberwacky chatbot is actually Joan. […]]]>
I tested Toby and found him pathetically deficient, a usability liability and not an interface asset.
Vaspers: “Are you gay?”
Toby: “What do you think?”
Vaspers (thinking to himself, “this always means ‘yes’”.)
See my post “Chatbot Toby disappoints” for the entire test. This is not a post promotion post, but a “Thanks” for depositing a comment on my blog, and explaining the false positive in Technorati searches.
That enriched the content of my flagship blog, and I appreciate it.
Will monitor this blog manually and expect to learn a great deal in an area of extreme interest, but I have not very good traction in.]]>