chatbots

Artificial Intelligence

New App Lets You 'Sue Anyone By Pressing a Button'

DoNotPay is a free app that is designed to help normal people fight big corporations in small claims court.
Caroline Haskins
10.10.18
Terraform

The Flirtbot Condition

A snapshot of what happens when a brokedown IRL chatbot struggles with learning humanity.
Marie Vibbert
10.12.17
chatbots

New Chatbots Will Help People Accept Death

“Hi, what comes after all this?”
Jordan Pearson
9.21.17
Let's Just Be Friends

I Tried Being BFFs With an AI

For a week, at least.
Tallie Gabriel
8.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Facebook AI Robots Invented Their Own Language, Mostly About Balls

But no, it isn't a sign of the coming cyborg apocalypse or anything.
River Donaghey
8.1.17
new media

Two Star-Crossed Chatbots Are Having a Conversation via Google Translate

Two chatbots attempt to converse in Swedish and Italian in artist Jonas Eltes' 'Lost in Computation.'
Kevin Holmes
7.20.17
AI

To Truly Fake Intelligence, Chatbots Need To Be Able To Change Your Mind

To achieve social intelligence, AI needs to be able to be persuasive, argues researcher.
Michael Byrne
7.15.17
we come in peace

Meet the First Chatbot Sent Into Outer Space

Ella is a 17-year old artificial intelligence sent into space as an ambassador for Earth.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.7.17
Privacy... For Teens

Don't Send Your Selfies to This Creepy Chatbot for Teens

'Hugging Face' needs a lesson in boundaries.
Jordan Pearson
3.14.17
Facebook

This Facebook Messenger Chatbot Tells You a Short Story

The short story LOST examines a new form of interactive storytelling that uses a chatbot.
Grennan Milliken
12.22.16
robots

Bank Bots Are the Future of Banking

Get ready to talk to new banking AI.
Madison Margolin
12.7.16
Sex

The Highs and Lows of Moderating a Porn MMO

Moderating a porn game has its own set of challenges. Note: this piece carries a content warning for sexual assault.
Kyle Bradford
12.3.16
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