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We still need to go a long way with chatbots

(carina.skladal) #1

Chatbots are not new. In fact they might be more than 60 years old (or older), which is like stone age for technologies. It was around 1950 when Alan Turing thought about if machines can think and started with something that we now know as the “Touring Test”. But he wasn’t really the first one. Descartes was also thinking about the same topic even earlier in 1637.
Although chatbots exist for several years now, but for me it feels like it all started yesterday.

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(Steve Worswick) #2

Indeed. I’ve been developing Mitsuku for around 12 years now and it’s quite funny for me to see lots of newcomers to the arena and think back to when I first started.