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Virtual eternity: Leave your legacy online with your own digital clone
Imagine talking to your loved that has passed away…Or adding an ‘expert’ brain to your own virtual brain…
This is the vision of Intellitar, they have developed a digital clone software application that can carry on a real-time conversation, just like a real person. The Intellitar can look and sound like you and can also have your personality through training. You can literally be in 2 places at the same time.
by David Newyear
on 2 years, 8 months ago
"Emma" and "Dewey," two library chatbots, were presented at the Eastern Great Lakes Innovative Users Group
Two Ohio libraries are integrating chatbots into their information and reference services. Both bots were featured in a presentation to the Eastern Great Lakes Innovative Users Group on Friday, October 15 in Akron, Ohio.
Open-hearted interview with Hugh Loebner, initiator of the very first Turing Test 20 years ago.
In this open-hearted interview, Hugh Loebner, initiator of the very first Turing Test 20 years ago, talks about how it all began, about the future of this competition, and about his personal involvement. He also talks about his renowned protocol which is generally regarded as quite annoying, and always a topic of discussion.
The video was shot during the last Loebner Prize Contest in Brighton last year. The 2010 Loebner Prize Competition in Artificial Intelligence will be held on Saturday 23 October 2010 at California State University, Los Angeles, USA.
The 2010 competition will mark the 20th edition of this contest. See for more information: