Goo girl chatbot

It’s an exciting version of the future, a sort of utopia where bots free us from the doldrums of routine or stressful conversations, allowing us to spend more time being productive, or pursuing some higher meaning. Luka’s vision for Replika is to create a digital representation of you that can act as you would in the world, dealing with all those inane but time consuming activities like scheduling appointments and tracking down stuff you need. Using the same structure the team had used to build the digital Mazurenko bot, they created a system to enable anyone to build a digital version of themselves, and they called it Replika.

"There are now more people using the main messaging platforms than the main social networks - around 3 billion, with Facebook Messenger (1bn users) Whats App (1bn) and We Chat (800m) leading the way.

Analytics firm Comscore reported 50% of US mobile users haven’t downloaded any apps over the previous year, but messaging applications are already on billions of mobile phones and are used regularly.

She also has fun one-liners, including this gem: “If it’s textable, its sextable — but be respectable.” Outside of simply conversing, Tay facilitates games.

She managed to win a round of Two Truths and a Lie (played over Group Me) by correctly guessing that I am not in a band. Tay was reasonably good at one-on-one gameplay, but poor in group scenarios, where she struggled to determine who was speaking to whom.

“Tay definitely has positions on things.”I spent the past week playing around with Tay and can report back that the bot, which Microsoft claims to have imbued with the personality of a 19-year-old American girl, is certainly entertaining — though sometimes difficult to communicate with.

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