a report from the cleverness files
4, may 2009,
26, september 2007,
27, november 2006,
4, september 2006,
<B>Talk to George, he's a virtual chatterbox</B><I>, September 4th, 2006</I><P> The Festival of Science will be attended by its first virtual delegate, a software "chatbot" that can hold 1,000 conversations at the same time.<P>George is a thin, bald androgynous 40-year-old who can blink, fidget and converse with a peculiar, languid accent. The virtual human was developed by Rollo Carpenter, artificial intelligence (AI) programmer and managing director of Icogno Ltd, and Tim Child, founder of Televirtual Ltd.<P><I>The Telegraph article: </I><A HREF="/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/09/04/nscience04.xml" TARGET=_New CLASS=ph>/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/09/04/nscience04.xml</A>.......................................