Pucker up to your technology and get down with a robot.
If you’re so connected to your online relationships that you quiver with anticipation every time your phone pings or vibrates, then this is for you.
A few weeks ago I was introduced to the world of BDSM scripts: simple sims that replicate the experience of being with a dominatrix.
It occurred to me that these scripts had a connection to ELIZA, one of the earliest examples of a natural language processing program.
Platforms do not seem to be investing enough in improving their algorithms (or even applying AI at all) to make them more discoverable or relevant to individual users.
Each year, AI enthusiasts compete for the Loebner prize, which pits chatbot against chatbot to see who or what can come closest to passing that test.