Week 12.0: Bot, Not, What?

Computers can be platforms for software agents that “acts for a user or other program in a relationship of agency.” More specifically Chatter Bots are ones that “convincingly simulate how a human would behave as a conversational partner.” Marrying responses of software agents with greater amounts of artificial intelligence (mining information that is collected from millions of people) does offer potential for helpful convenience, aka Siri, Alexa. Are bots all bad? good? useful? dangerous? As described by Mark Sample: Bots … Continue reading Week 12.0: Bot, Not, What?