Marcus L Endicott: Tweets 2008


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Twitter bot @BotterTwit suspended by Twitter .. Twitter blocked resurrected @BotterTweet from search results .. now mirrored to @BotterChat Wed Dec 31 23:47:23 +0000 2008

Set Twitter bot @TassieBot to “Protect my updates” .. only @greentravel1 & @infotectravel2 now unprotected plus @BotterTweet =>@BotterChat Wed Dec 31 23:39:35 +0000 2008

@kmcurry There are at least 2 Markov chatbots on Twitter .. @N_Pacione by @tjcrowley an implementation of MegaHAL .. and @MarkovTron140 .. Wed Dec 31 07:58:39 +0000 2008

@kmcurry I believe @br3nda has 3 chatbots on Twitter .. @Br3ndaBot .. @IkeBot .. @MeanBot .. and 1 retweeter @luvbot .. Wed Dec 31 07:42:55 +0000 2008

@kmcurry Interesting recent “chatbot” experiment by @codewolf at http://tinyurl.com/8rchq6 .. @br3nda has best chatbots on Twitter .. Wed Dec 31 07:37:24 +0000 2008

@kmcurry Pandorabots & Verbots don’t learn by themselves but can be taught by people .. there are chatbots on Twitter .. some may learn .. Wed Dec 31 07:27:56 +0000 2008

“TwitterBot & Twitter API Implementation” http://tinyurl.com/8rchq6 ..by @codewolf .. includes the option to allow text to speech via espeak Wed Dec 31 04:39:31 +0000 2008

Interesting project at “Twit 4 Dead: more silly nonsense with Twitter bots” http://tinyurl.com/9faudj .. by @infovore .. Tue Dec 30 19:33:18 +0000 2008

“Next cultural killer app… Unesco app for iphone for travellers!” @juliuswiedemann .. Mon Dec 29 10:54:59 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @apollo13bot retweeting .. Houston we have a problem .. Mon Dec 29 10:44:58 +0000 2008

My 15 Twitter bot feeds are now linked at http://friendfeed.com/mendicott/subscriptions .. or watch in realtime http://tinyurl.com/7xznpn .. Mon Dec 29 10:07:15 +0000 2008

Created FriendFeed for @BotterTweet http://friendfeed.com/bottertweet .. Sun Dec 28 08:19:20 +0000 2008

Twitter seems to be pursuing a new anti-bot strategy .. blocking @BotterTweet search results instead of suspending http://tinyurl.com/a6f5za Sun Dec 28 08:06:45 +0000 2008

Joined http://twittgroups.com : twavelers .. travel .. travelenthusiast .. twavel20 .. sustainability .. Sat Dec 27 04:53:30 +0000 2008

Have re-tuned @greentravel1 .. using twitterfeed.com for low volume and @tweetbots for high volume .. plus @twollo for growing awareness .. Sat Dec 27 04:44:07 +0000 2008

Created public FriendFeed for each of my 8 protected Twitter bots now linked from http://friendfeed.com/mendicott .. and can subscribe there Fri Dec 26 08:21:43 +0000 2008

#Twensored : Is Twitter a Grinch for suspending @robot_santa ? Thu Dec 25 22:19:51 +0000 2008

@tavdb I wish you would blog about how to parse JSON feeds with Python to Django template .. busting my nut on same thing Xmas day in Sydney Thu Dec 25 08:49:11 +0000 2008

It seems @billmcintosh has already bought the brand new @twautor and renamed it @tweetmanager .. Thu Dec 25 06:00:47 +0000 2008

“Google App Engine Backup and Restore” http://aralbalkan.com/1784 .. informative and entertaining demo video by @aral .. Thu Dec 25 05:45:39 +0000 2008

Looking into new player http://rsstotwitter.com as potential alternative to twitterfeed.com and/or @tweetbots .. Thu Dec 25 03:22:04 +0000 2008

Twitter around the world with Meta-Guide.com .. http://tinyurl.com/TweetWorldRandom .. each click is a new country .. Light, Peace & Love Thu Dec 25 02:25:10 +0000 2008

Samples for Google App Engine http://tinyurl.com/6cpdok .. “sample applications that run on Google App Engine” .. Wed Dec 24 23:49:37 +0000 2008

Checking out App Engine Site Creator http://tinyurl.com/94da8k .. “A Content Management System for Google App Engine” Tue Dec 23 08:41:00 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. I need a Twitter app that charges tweeps $1 each via paypal.com to follow my protected Twitter bots .. ? Mon Dec 22 12:09:35 +0000 2008

Private Twitter bot @GAEBot is a semantic retweeter that watches what tweeple are doing to Google App Engine .. 😉 Mon Dec 22 11:42:10 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @BotterTweet is a new an improved version of the twensored @BotterTwit .. blending agent elements of deprecated @SemanticBot .. Mon Dec 22 11:34:14 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @TassieBot is a semantic retweeter watching everything related to Tasmania in the Twitterverse .. Mon Dec 22 11:30:04 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @infotectravel2 is an intelligent retweeter monitoring a broad range of travel technology topics .. Mon Dec 22 11:27:25 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @greentravel1 is an intelligent retweeter covering a broad range of sustainable tourism issues .. Mon Dec 22 11:25:28 +0000 2008

Private Twitter bot @mendibot tracks all tweets about my bots plus feeds replies to my principal timeline .. Mon Dec 22 11:22:51 +0000 2008

Private Twitter bot @LonelyPlanetBot is a semantic retweeter watching Lonely Planet apps .. Mon Dec 22 11:18:08 +0000 2008

Private Twitter bot @PhoneBot uses dual iteration retweeting about mobile phones in travel and tourism .. Mon Dec 22 11:15:18 +0000 2008

Following 4 private Twitter bots PhoneBot LonelyPlanetBot GAEBot mendibot and 4 public @greentravel1 @infotectravel2 @TassieBot @BotterTweet Mon Dec 22 11:11:53 +0000 2008

http://twitter4r.rubyforge.org .. “The Ultimate Open Source Ruby Library for the Twitter REST API” .. @twitter4r .. Sun Dec 21 04:16:42 +0000 2008

http://github.com/webcracy .. computer-bot–twitter-edition .. “A full-featured Twitter IM bot using the Computer bot framework” .. by @als Sun Dec 21 04:08:23 +0000 2008

Now have both twitterfeed.com and @tweetbots feeding into new and improved Twitter bot @BotterTweet .. plus @twollo following key terms .. Sun Dec 21 00:14:20 +0000 2008

Loving mix and match intelligence .. unplugging modules from downgraded @SemanticBot and plugging into new and improved @BotterTweet .. Sat Dec 20 23:46:27 +0000 2008

http://code.google.com/p/python-twitter .. “A python wrapper around the Twitter API” .. requires simplejson .. Sat Dec 20 21:17:10 +0000 2008

@damienstevens Have only 4 public bots now @greentravel1 @infotectravel2 @TassieBot @BotterTweet .. set others to protected since suspension Sat Dec 20 21:01:19 +0000 2008

Finding Zoho Creator very convenient for managing Twitter bot controllers in the cloud .. 😉 Sat Dec 20 20:08:09 +0000 2008

Hehe .. now in addition to @twollo and @twollow there is @twautor .. thanks to the reincarnated @BotterTweet for bringing this to my attn Sat Dec 20 20:04:44 +0000 2008

http://github.com/jdp/twitterlibphp .. “An object-oriented PHP interface to the Twitter API” .. Sat Dec 20 08:53:44 +0000 2008

Related to popular but controversial @MrTweet and similar @Who2Follow .. @twollo and @twollow add a new dimensions on finding who to follow Sat Dec 20 03:01:56 +0000 2008

Note, new Twitter bot @BotterTweet is a public mirror of protected @BotterChat .. contains everything from suspended @BotterTwit plus more ! Sat Dec 20 02:37:17 +0000 2008

Added 1 Twitter bot @BotterTweet .. deleted 5 Twitter bot accounts@SecondNav @SemNav @TweeterBot @FacebBot @PhoneBot at friendfeed.com .. Sat Dec 20 02:22:39 +0000 2008

http://arielaibot.com .. conversing with Ariel Pandorabots, “Washington DC’s Artificial Intelligence Life Form” .. Fri Dec 19 22:05:00 +0000 2008

Okay, for those paying attention .. I’ve reincarnated the suspended @BotterTwit by plugging the source into the new and improved @BotterChat Fri Dec 19 06:32:26 +0000 2008

Setting @SecondBot to “Protect my updates” .. Thu Dec 18 06:06:59 +0000 2008

Setting @BrazilBot to “Protect my updates” .. Thu Dec 18 06:05:15 +0000 2008

Twitter has suspended my @BotterTwit and wiped all tweets from Search .. Terms of Service violation = updates consist solely of “re-tweets” Thu Dec 18 06:01:57 +0000 2008

Moving Twitter bot controllers to Zoho Creator .. almost a WYSIWYG for Google App Engine .. Wed Dec 17 10:32:05 +0000 2008

“Google App Engine for Dummies” http://gae4dummies.appspot.com .. by Garrett Davis .. Sun Dec 14 01:28:51 +0000 2008

Trying to do 1 Google App Engine tutorial a day .. hard to find basic AppEngine tutorials.. hello-youtube tutorial http://tinyurl.com/5r2vxe Sun Dec 14 01:00:14 +0000 2008

Now using private / protected Twitter bots as topical / semantic widgets / plug and play .. in regular web based / personal Twitter stream Sun Dec 14 00:48:27 +0000 2008

Watching www.projectaiko.com videos at http://youtube.com/user/aibot21 .. “about the making of an android called Aiko” .. Fri Dec 12 10:14:06 +0000 2008

Hello world to Pipes integration with App Engine in one afternoon .. powerful combo for artificial intelligence .. http://tinyurl.com/5npgrx Fri Dec 12 08:51:10 +0000 2008

“PyGtalkRobot is an open source python gtalk bot framework using XMPPPY library” http://code.google.com/p/pygtalkrobot .. Fri Dec 12 06:15:59 +0000 2008

Learning Python 2.5 in Google App Engine ( @app_engine ) on Eclipse Classic .. Hello world! ;^) Thu Dec 11 23:59:07 +0000 2008

Semantically refining (teaching) my travel Twitter bots @greentravel1 @infotectravel2 @PhoneBot and @LonelyPlanetBot .. using dual iteration Thu Dec 11 21:47:59 +0000 2008

7hrs ago @kenyaallmond sent a “keywords virus” http://tinyurl.com/57w8ha which set off 5 Twitter bots echoing each other http://zi.ma/ed3169 Wed Dec 10 01:41:28 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. I must be doing something right .. @paulocoelho just started following my @BrazilBot .. ¤ ? ? Wed Dec 10 00:55:22 +0000 2008

Wonder no more .. Twitter bot @needgirlfriend .. “Find out which Tweeple are in desperate need of a girlfriend” .. Also watch @needboyfriend Tue Dec 09 23:48:23 +0000 2008

Wondering what might constructively be extrapolated to future social millieu from currently emerging proto-bot-culture on Twitter .. Tue Dec 09 23:24:55 +0000 2008

Cost cutting .. saved $130/yr on hosting by moving a pro bono web site to http://sites.google.com .. cut and paste worked relatively well .. Tue Dec 09 23:03:44 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @happytwitday .. monitoring replies for ‘ Happy Birthday ‘ and responding to replyee appropriately.. 36,003 updates since Nov 28 Tue Dec 09 21:30:56 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @magpiers .. retweeting #magpie .. 3,143 updates since Nov 25 .. Tue Dec 09 21:09:39 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @obamashould .. retweeting “What Twitterers think Obama should do” .. 3,006 updates since Sep 18 .. Tue Dec 09 21:05:30 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @haikutwaiku .. retweeting “Twaikus, or twitter haikus from all over twitter” .. 43,952 updates since Nov 25 .. Tue Dec 09 21:02:19 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @twl retweeting ‘ elephant ‘ .. for past 4 days .. but 792 updates since Dec 02 .. Tue Dec 09 20:54:57 +0000 2008

http://cursebird.com .. “is a realtime feed of people swearing on Twitter” .. by @richardhenry .. Tue Dec 09 20:41:12 +0000 2008

@missmcj search-engine-optimization 1st appears in GoogleNews 1998 http://tinyurl.com/5cwhz3 +latent-semantic 2005 http://tinyurl.com/6mzdn5 Tue Dec 09 12:38:38 +0000 2008

@missmcj Google+latent-semantic 1st appears 1997 in Google Scholar http://tinyurl.com/663b9k & 2000 in Google News http://tinyurl.com/5qb2nk Tue Dec 09 12:04:09 +0000 2008

And then there was Twitter bot @pottybot .. reprimanding those tweeting the f*** word .. with ‘ Congrats on your potty mouth ‘ .. Tue Dec 09 06:26:09 +0000 2008

Retweeter bots serve as aggregators creating virtual channels similar to hashtags .. related to http://twittgroups.com & http://twitlife.com Mon Dec 08 02:56:57 +0000 2008

@koltregaskes Since @kolalerts is for you only .. please set it to ‘Protect my updates’ under ‘Settings’ .. then allow yourself to follow .. Mon Dec 08 02:27:14 +0000 2008

“Twitter:a neural network-an organism- a single brain-made of many individuals-a new type of cognition-” @Legere .. Mon Dec 08 01:15:11 +0000 2008

@koltregaskes FYI your @kolalerts Twitter bot is causing endless loops .. Please filter your loops ! .. Mon Dec 08 00:49:04 +0000 2008

Checking out chatbot Tara Pandorabots at http://itherapy.com .. running Oddcast Sitepal animated TTS interface .. Mon Dec 08 00:29:22 +0000 2008

The Semantic Web Stack .. “illustrates the architecture of the Semantic Web” .. http://tinyurl.com/5dspy6 .. Mon Dec 08 00:00:46 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @thankgod .. retweeting ‘ thank God ‘ .. 9,760 updates since Nov 30 .. ‘ Find out what Twitterers are thanking God for ‘ .. Sun Dec 07 21:29:00 +0000 2008

Set new Twitter bot @PhoneBot to public .. ‘ Semantic retweeter about mobile phones and travel by Marcus L Endicott ‘ .. ;^) Sun Dec 07 20:55:19 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @boarding .. replies to airport codes prompting to add to map .. see Boarding Project http://boarding.fr by @Damdam .. #boarding Sun Dec 07 20:42:55 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @primeslime retweeting ‘ I don’t know ‘ .. 1,605 updates since Nov 27 .. ‘ You’ve been slimed ‘ .. Sun Dec 07 20:31:36 +0000 2008

http://playerstage.sourceforge.net .. “probably the most widely used robot control interface in the world” .. Sun Dec 07 00:14:49 +0000 2008

http://twittbot.com .. allows multiple people to publish to a single Twitter account, and for a single person to post to multiple accounts Sat Dec 06 23:36:41 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @TwitterAddict retweeting ‘ Twitter addiction ‘ and ‘ addicted to Twitter ‘ .. 1,209 updates since Dec 2 .. (filter your loops!) Sat Dec 06 23:17:59 +0000 2008

Go @br3nda go .. “unleashing @luvbot apon the world… to make amends for @meanbot and @ikebot”; http://tinyurl.com/63s9x9 .. Sat Dec 06 23:08:42 +0000 2008

Virtual girlfriend Kari Mobile Beta Testing http://karigirl.com/MobileBeta.html .. requires Windows Mobile phone with Compact Framework 2.0 Sat Dec 06 04:55:13 +0000 2008

http://arimaz.com .. “entertainment robotic and communicating objects” .. define a personality profile for each robot with characterEngine Sat Dec 06 00:09:55 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @t411 .. “Information server on top of Twitter” http://tinyurl.com/5rxagd .. uses Twitter for transport .. Fri Dec 05 21:53:56 +0000 2008

“hashtag bots” are a category of Twitter bot that retweet hashtag threads or virtual channels .. such as @bot_nokia_n97 .. Fri Dec 05 21:40:14 +0000 2008

“I feel a Twitter singularity coming on .. got a reply from @bottertwit .. that appears to just retweet news about Twitter bots” @mathewi .. Fri Dec 05 21:05:09 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @knifebutt .. “an IRC Bot that relays between Twitter and IRC” .. via Perl Net::Twitter http://tinyurl.com/ysrc73 .. since Dec 3 Fri Dec 05 20:36:28 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @BrazilBot .. translates Portuguese tweets about Brasil (#tRT) .. but really falls down on the prevalent SMS language and slang Fri Dec 05 20:29:07 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @greentravel1 is alive again .. twitterfeed did not perform any better than @tweetbots .. so moved back to improved tweetbots .. Fri Dec 05 20:20:30 +0000 2008

Upgraded @BotterTwit to include what people are saying *about* known Twitter bots by name .. Fri Dec 05 19:56:15 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @followbike .. retweeting ‘ bicycle ‘ .. by Richard Masoner @cyclelicious .. 3,201 updates since Oct 30 .. Fri Dec 05 08:57:57 +0000 2008

Watching video demo “AINA digital assistant running on iPhone” http://tinyurl.com/6djf9p .. Spanish voice interactive chabot by umanify.com Thu Dec 04 19:31:38 +0000 2008

Finding @tweetbots significantly more erratic than twitterfeed.com .. moving @greentravel1 back to twitterfeed .. despite 5x per 30min limit Thu Dec 04 10:38:02 +0000 2008

“Anatomy of a Better Twitter Bot” (July 2008) http://tinyurl.com/4u2v4a .. by @whitneymcn .. describes @LOTD (lyric of the day) Twitterbot Tue Dec 02 18:47:05 +0000 2008

Setting @SemanticBot to “Protect my updates” due to criticism from @SilkCharm .. Tue Dec 02 07:33:24 +0000 2008

Set @LonelyPlanetBot to “Protect my updates” at request of @matthewcashmore “Innovation Ecosystem Manager at Lonely Planet [BBC Worldwide]” Tue Dec 02 07:29:08 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. Twitter buying personal assistant @s .. intelligent agents www.iwantsandy.com and www.stikkit.com .. #valuesofn .. Mon Dec 01 19:09:23 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @cybersanta replying to ‘ I want ‘ with wish fulfillment .. giving @twitmastwee and @twishes a run for the money .. Mon Dec 01 18:53:48 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @isdown retweeting everything containing ‘ is down ‘ .. 1,362 tweets in 11 days .. Mon Dec 01 18:44:59 +0000 2008

Tom Riddler’s Magical Diary http://tinyurl.com/dt3kc .. this diary really talks back .. inspired by Harry Potter .. type into empty page .. Mon Dec 01 11:20:18 +0000 2008

http://swse.deri.org .. Semantic Web Search Engine .. SPARQL endpoint available .. Mon Dec 01 10:42:23 +0000 2008

If you haven’t seen my MEGA bot www.meta-guide.com .. I recommend the ‘Random country’ feature .. custom search delivers interesting results Mon Dec 01 10:01:15 +0000 2008

“Twitter Bot is a simple interface to twitter using xmpp4r to take advantage of the Twitter jabber interface” http://tinyurl.com/5lmzln .. Mon Dec 01 08:14:22 +0000 2008

My new @BrazilBot Twitterbot is live .. translates Portuguese tweets about Brasil into English (#tRT) .. output resembles Markov chatbot 😐 Mon Dec 01 08:06:47 +0000 2008

Finally .. a positive reinforcement Twitter bot @persuasive .. 1,098 tweets in 3 days .. Sun Nov 30 10:14:16 +0000 2008

http://b4utweet.com .. estimate interest in your tweets .. cool Twitter tool by @amichail made with Google app engine .. Sun Nov 30 05:36:26 +0000 2008

Currently attending http://pikkubot.de release party at A1 bot headquarters in SecondLife .. Sat Nov 29 22:02:51 +0000 2008

Working on really cool private travel bot today .. translates all tweets about my favorite destination from local language into English .. Sat Nov 29 21:01:39 +0000 2008

http://museumofrobots.com .. “located in Second Life, is dedicated to the appreciation of robots” .. Sat Nov 29 10:34:17 +0000 2008

Forbes “12 iPhone Apps For Business Travelers” http://tinyurl.com/5sapw3 .. painfully clunky slideshow .. Sat Nov 29 04:41:26 +0000 2008

http://ruby-rbot.org .. “a ruby bot framework with a highly modular design based around plugins” .. IRC infobot .. Sat Nov 29 04:10:15 +0000 2008

Progress by W3C Emotion Markup Language Incubator Group http://is.gd/96rj .. EML on Wikipedia http://tinyurl.com/6kogra .. Fri Nov 28 21:39:03 +0000 2008

The purpose of intelligent feed bots .. is to feed intelligent chatbots .. the ultimate goal being on-demand two-way talk .. no more typing Fri Nov 28 21:23:55 +0000 2008

Upgraded new Twitter bot @BotterTwit to public .. pure retweeter bot aggregating all tweets about Twitterbots .. for following in timeline Fri Nov 28 21:12:40 +0000 2008

Now following my own travel bots @greentravel1 @infotectravel2 @LonelyPlanetBot in my own Twitter timeline, rather than via external app .. Fri Nov 28 21:06:51 +0000 2008

DIY Oddcast with CrazyTalk5 .. “Face Puppet Animation Studio” .. http://tinyurl.com/2s4p7x .. Fri Nov 28 20:43:54 +0000 2008

http://open.vocab.org .. “is a community maintained vocabulary intended for use on the Semantic Web” .. Fri Nov 28 20:22:16 +0000 2008

“Hidden Markov Model Toolkit (HTK) is a portable toolkit for building and manipulating hidden Markov models” http://htk.eng.cam.ac.uk .. Fri Nov 28 12:15:27 +0000 2008

Looking at twitterspy http://tinyurl.com/6oakhq .. “twitter <-> XMPP gateway with search and track and other good stuff” .. by @dl … Fri Nov 28 10:30:05 +0000 2008

http://shogun-toolbox.org .. Large Scale Machine Learning Toolbox .. focus on Support Vector Machines .. Open Source .. Python interface .. Fri Nov 28 08:01:47 +0000 2008

http://twitterchat.com .. “simple solution to 2-way live shoutbox-twitter integration” .. Attn privacy issues => http://bit.ly/1gPH9j .. Fri Nov 28 07:47:41 +0000 2008

“Top 50 Travel Twitterers you should follow” http://tinyurl.com/5l89fd .. by @merrillg .. Fri Nov 28 06:21:48 +0000 2008

Looking at “virtual humans” www.karigirl.com & www.sergioboyfriend.com .. by Sergio Parada .. chatterboxchallenge.com Best New Entry 2006 .. Thu Nov 27 19:25:29 +0000 2008

Have moved from working in multiple browser windows .. to working in multiple browsers .. in order to use multiple accounts simultaneously Thu Nov 27 19:10:49 +0000 2008

“Gizmoz Studio private beta – for creating mashups between 3D avatars and video — available in 2 weeks” @gizmozstudio .. Thu Nov 27 18:19:53 +0000 2008

http://logtalk.org .. “is an object-oriented logic programming language that can use most Prolog implementations as a back-end compiler” .. Thu Nov 27 10:52:05 +0000 2008

Okay, just launched my internally most sophisticated Twitter bot @TassieBot .. ” Tasmania retweeter bot by Marcus L Endicott ” .. ;^) Thu Nov 27 10:18:48 +0000 2008

Conducting experiment with @infotectravel2 .. running Retweet on @tweetbots and News bot on twitterfeed.com .. side by side on same account Thu Nov 27 09:06:49 +0000 2008

Watching 30min video of @harryhalpin “Exploring Semantic Social Networks using Virtual Reality” http://tinyurl.com/6dwuzo .. at #iswc08 .. Thu Nov 27 08:56:01 +0000 2008

“Kazuki generates a java API for working with OWL instance data directly from a set of OWL ontologies” .. http://tinyurl.com/5vr7yk .. Thu Nov 27 07:19:37 +0000 2008

“PLN or Probabilistic Logic Network is a systematic framework for carrying out reasoning under uncertainty” .. http://tinyurl.com/6kgwmr .. Thu Nov 27 07:13:01 +0000 2008

And then there was .. Twitter bot @BaconMaster .. responding to any mention of * bacon * .. to go along with @TacoBot and @pieminister .. Thu Nov 27 06:45:38 +0000 2008

Bot Gino Aboma seems to be running after Bot Van Takacs .. in SecondLife Envirtech Island Artificial Life LAB .. constantly babbling Italian Wed Nov 26 19:14:49 +0000 2008

WACA´ 2008 Troisième Workshop sur les Agents Conversationnels Animés .. LIP6, Paris .. Vendredi 28 novembre 2008.. http://tinyurl.com/5u8og8 Wed Nov 26 18:48:56 +0000 2008

Checking SecondLife Envirtech Island Artificial Life LAB and Bot Van Takacs .. seems to be running in circle speaking Italian .. Wed Nov 26 10:42:44 +0000 2008

Wikipedia list of Windows Live Agents http://tinyurl.com/6oa6pk .. last version of the SDK and support will be discontinued in summer 2009 Wed Nov 26 09:39:48 +0000 2008

AMALGAM http://tinyurl.com/56mral .. Automatic Mapping Among Lexico-Grammatical Annotation Models .. Part-Of-Speech Tagger .. via @missmcj Tue Nov 25 19:13:04 +0000 2008

http://yoshikoder.org .. “is a cross-platform multilingual content analysis program developed as part of the Identity Project at Harvard” .. Tue Nov 25 19:07:37 +0000 2008

“Eight Great Iphone Travel Apps” http://tinyurl.com/58bxmd .. by @kag2u .. Tue Nov 25 10:00:43 +0000 2008

http://pidgin.im .. “is a multi-protocol Instant Messaging client that allows you to use all of your IM accounts at once” .. Tue Nov 25 09:28:37 +0000 2008

My @LonelyPlanetBot just picked up the same post to 3 different channels: @BrandRepublic @greyemea @marketing_news .. all 3 via twitterfeed Tue Nov 25 09:03:41 +0000 2008

Reading about Shoutboxes / Shoutbox at Wikipedia http://tinyurl.com/376egk .. chat-like feature that allows people to quickly leave messages Tue Nov 25 08:54:43 +0000 2008

Apple world travel tips for iPhone http://is.gd/8Qvy .. includes Top 10 Free & Paid Travel Apps .. plus iTunes for Travel .. Tue Nov 25 08:33:56 +0000 2008

http://lemurproject.org .. “is a open-source toolkit designed to facilitate research in language modeling and information retrieval” .. Tue Nov 25 06:42:39 +0000 2008

Watching video of @dsifry talking about his new @offbeatguides at Scandinavian Interactive Media Event (SIME 2008) http://tinyurl.com/68drkh Tue Nov 25 06:08:54 +0000 2008

To go along with @twitmastwee .. and overlapping with @iwishiwas .. there is now Twitter bot @twishes trying hard to retweet every.. wish .. Mon Nov 24 19:27:05 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @iwishiwas retweeting everything with .. wish I was .. 13,282 tweets in 27 days via twitterfeed.com .. Mon Nov 24 19:22:56 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @makesmewant retweeting everything with .. makes me want .. 11,902 tweets in 21 days via twitterfeed.com .. Mon Nov 24 19:15:17 +0000 2008

ASSERT .. Automatic Statistical SEmantic Role Tagger .. http://cemantix.org/assert .. Shallow Semantic Parsing using Support Vector Machines Mon Nov 24 18:49:05 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @twitmastwee retweets anything with xmas, christmas, santa, etc .. by @pilchardmusic .. 3,503 tweets in 3 days via @tweetbots .. Mon Nov 24 11:52:41 +0000 2008

Watching 1hr video .. Siri.com CTO TomGruber.org .. “Where the Social Web Meets the Semantic Web” http://tinyurl.com/36osbv .. ISWC2006 .. Mon Nov 24 10:49:43 +0000 2008

http://code.google.com/p/geospatialweb .. This project adds spatial predicates and reasoning features to popular Semantic Web frameworks .. Mon Nov 24 09:49:35 +0000 2008

Reading about .. “InSTEDD’s Twitter Bot technology which enables communication over SMS messages” .. http://instedd.org/twitterbots .. Mon Nov 24 09:21:53 +0000 2008

CyN is a modified version of AIMLpad, extending it with micro Web and IRC server plus OpenCyc interface .. http://program-n.sourceforge.net Mon Nov 24 07:49:13 +0000 2008

FreeLing 2.1 http://tinyurl.com/67a37q .. “an open source language analysis tool suite” .. via @missmcj .. Mon Nov 24 07:21:29 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @pieminister responding to any mention of ‘ pie ‘ .. ala @TacoBot .. @wheeeunicorn .. @wheeepony .. 1003 tweets in 18 days .. Mon Nov 24 06:49:20 +0000 2008

Two new travel feed Twitter bots .. @travelerstweets and @travelingtweets .. oddly both with same number of tweets and started same day .. Sun Nov 23 02:03:01 +0000 2008

“Part of Speech Tagging” (Nov 2008) http://tinyurl.com/6fvhh5 .. by Gary J. Shannon .. from his “An Approach to Chatbot Question Answering” Sun Nov 23 01:05:36 +0000 2008

Loquendo TTS Director .. multi-platform Java development tool .. helps users to write effective vocal messages .. http://tinyurl.com/58fnmz Sun Nov 23 00:55:00 +0000 2008

Like cool .. “Robots Pass Musical Turing Test” http://tinyurl.com/54ryqs .. robot musicians jam with humans, Eastern & Jazz videos .. Sat Nov 22 22:47:08 +0000 2008

@joebachana “Charting a New Course” previews on Google Books http://tinyurl.com/5bhpwy .. and Amazon Reader http://tinyurl.com/6fvcrx .. Sat Nov 22 22:26:55 +0000 2008

Chief Scientist of Endeca investigates those fishy IM bots .. http://zz.gd/02bc62 .. and these bad bots really pass the Turing test .. Sat Nov 22 22:03:08 +0000 2008

“Charting a New Course: Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval” (2005) http://tinyurl.com/5gc5c9 .. recommended by @missmcj Sat Nov 22 21:39:45 +0000 2008

http://topicalizer.com .. “is a service which automatically analyses a document specified by a URL or a plain text” .. has cool API .. Sat Nov 22 10:05:27 +0000 2008

“Maltego is an open source intelligence and forensics application” http://bit.ly/jn98 .. reminds me of palantirtech.com spookware .. Sat Nov 22 09:43:12 +0000 2008

Welcome to Slammy .. @alabot partners with @slamcore for Italian travel chatbot market .. http://labs.slamcore.com/ai .. Sat Nov 22 09:18:22 +0000 2008

Found demo video for #phocus08 Innovator of the Year www.imatnow.com (aka Interactive MOBILE @dvertising) http://tinyurl.com/6g76ox .. Sat Nov 22 08:14:29 +0000 2008

Just revamped Second Life Twitter bot @SecondBot to include retweets and added hashtag channels, like #SLRetweet .. downgraded @SecondNav .. Sat Nov 22 06:02:19 +0000 2008

http://hermit-reasoner.com .. first publicly-available OWL reasoner based on a novel ‘hypertableau’ calculus .. more efficient reasoning .. Sat Nov 22 04:19:50 +0000 2008

Curious to know what this #phocus08 Innovator of the Year www.imatnow.com will actually do .. and how many other mobile entries were there ? Sat Nov 22 04:09:54 +0000 2008

Latent Semantic Analysis in Ruby http://tinyurl.com/66oggn .. “A document vector search with flexible matrix transforms” .. by @josephwilk Sat Nov 22 03:52:03 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @hanniversary .. “This service would remind you, when you get close to special tweets count. Just follow to get started!” .. Sat Nov 22 02:56:13 +0000 2008

Entity-relationship modeling is used to produce a type of conceptual schema or semantic data model of a system .. http://tinyurl.com/yznxuw Sat Nov 22 01:00:20 +0000 2008

SemWIQ .. Semantic Web Integrator and Query Engine (aka Semantic Web Integrator and Query Processor) .. http://semwiq.faw.uni-linz.ac.at .. Sat Nov 22 00:30:28 +0000 2008

Good Wikipedia entry for Neural network software http://tinyurl.com/5hy6ex .. “SPSS: produces PMML for neural networks” .. Fri Nov 21 22:38:17 +0000 2008

@dtunkelang Hehe .. unfortunately I haven’t been thinking of you that much lately .. besides I apparently use AIM much less than you .. ;^) Fri Nov 21 22:04:26 +0000 2008

Watching video “Google Technology RoundTable: Human Language Technology” (August 2008) http://tinyurl.com/6hxwco .. 28 minutes .. Fri Nov 21 21:46:57 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @TacoBot not only replies .. but also follows .. whenever ‘tacos’ are mentioned .. unlike @wheeeunicorn & @wheeepony .. Fri Nov 21 21:23:53 +0000 2008

Says @drwallace .. chat with President Reagan http://hellotxt.com/l/QADp .. President Ronald Reagan chatbot .. Pandorabots .. Fri Nov 21 21:17:51 +0000 2008

How Google’s Ear Hears: The new voice-search application for the iPhone marks a milestone for spoken interfaces .. http://tinyurl.com/587typ Fri Nov 21 21:11:06 +0000 2008

Like @wheeeunicorn & @wheeepony .. @TacoBot is a responder Twitter bot replying to mentions of ‘ taco ‘ or ‘ tacos ‘ .. using @ninjatweet .. Fri Nov 21 20:20:02 +0000 2008

“Smack is an Open Source XMPP (Jabber) client library for instant messaging and presence” .. pure Java .. http://idek.net/Qy .. Fri Nov 21 10:02:53 +0000 2008

“Orca is a framework for representing common sense knowledge acquired by Open Mind Common Sense” .. uses Cyc .. http://tinyurl.com/6ksy9b .. Fri Nov 21 09:53:11 +0000 2008

Checking @IBMResearch for Cognitive Computing via Synaptronics and Supercomputing $4.9 million grant from DARPA SyNAPSE .. see www.modha.org Fri Nov 21 09:39:15 +0000 2008

DI-Guy AI http://tinyurl.com/56wwyo .. generate crowds of autonomous, terrain-aware human characters .. they ain’t got this in Club Penguin Fri Nov 21 09:00:17 +0000 2008

Reading about Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) http://tinyurl.com/63o99o and High Level Architecture (HLA) http://tinyurl.com/6qm2wj Fri Nov 21 08:52:02 +0000 2008

“Paranoid schizophrenic” Twitter bot @N_Pacione .. by @tjcrowley .. has an antecedent in Kenneth Colby’s bot PARRY http://tinyurl.com/6k4gja Fri Nov 21 08:16:46 +0000 2008

Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5td74x .. create and debug robotics programs very easily .. drag and drop blocks Fri Nov 21 07:33:10 +0000 2008

“How to Make Your Own Twitter Bot – Python Implementation” http://tinyurl.com/55f9s5 .. by @flowingdata .. use the Twitter API to follow .. Thu Nov 20 19:09:38 +0000 2008

36 videos from #phocus08 http://tinyurl.com/5jndxf .. “An insider’s view of PhoCusWright 2008” .. by breakingtravelnews.com .. Thu Nov 20 18:57:57 +0000 2008

Reading about www.transversal.com “Virtual Agent” .. powering www.royalmail.com “Ask Sarah” .. using Tranversal’s Memory EngineT technology Thu Nov 20 07:00:58 +0000 2008

Just searched the new “LIFE photo archive hosted by Google” for ‘robot’ http://tinyurl.com/5wezpd .. revealed a few really weird things .. Thu Nov 20 06:21:09 +0000 2008

“Why Apple Won’t Allow Adobe Flash on iPhone” http://is.gd/7VHv .. most realistic interactive chatbot interfaces on the web involve Flash .. Wed Nov 19 19:11:54 +0000 2008

Googlematic for AIM source (2002-2004) http://tinyurl.com/5l26y8 .. “search Google through your Instant Messenging client” .. by @genmon .. Tue Nov 18 19:23:25 +0000 2008

Teragram Semantic Term Manager http://tinyurl.com/6j3c9q .. “Teragram STM is a complete ontology management tool” .. Tue Nov 18 11:30:41 +0000 2008

Click “Show Conversation” http://tinyurl.com/67luud for clear evidence of 2 Twitter chatbots ‘talking’ to each other .. both bots by @br3nda Tue Nov 18 10:01:26 +0000 2008

Keeping an eye on the Twitter backchannel for #phocus08 .. the PhoCusWright Conference 2008 .. Travel Innovation Summit .. in Hollywood .. Mon Nov 17 19:29:41 +0000 2008

According to @shopotainment .. the 3rd ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems http://recsys.acm.org .. #recsys09 will be in NYC Mon Nov 17 11:09:49 +0000 2008

Reading Francesco Ricci’s fascinating web pages on his travel recommender systems research http://tinyurl.com/66mdee .. thanks to @missmcj Mon Nov 17 10:36:37 +0000 2008

FriendFeed over IM http://friendfeed.com/about/im .. “have an IM sent to your Google Talk / Jabber account whenever there’s new activity” .. Mon Nov 17 09:09:46 +0000 2008

Evie Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/5oeq33 .. a SecondLife chatbot for secondskinlabs.com .. very slick interface, but not too smart yet .. Mon Nov 17 08:48:26 +0000 2008

Entertaining video explaining GRDDL (Gleaning Resource Descriptions from Dialects of Languages) with @harryhalpin http://tinyurl.com/6mob7k Mon Nov 17 08:29:34 +0000 2008

SDB, a component of Jena, is for RDF storage and query in support of SPARQL .. storage is by SQL database .. http://jena.sourceforge.net/SDB Mon Nov 17 07:52:47 +0000 2008

“Pubby makes it easy to turn a SPARQL endpoint into a Linked Data server” http://tinyurl.com/5hxhr9 .. Mon Nov 17 07:42:46 +0000 2008

http://pyml.sourceforge.net .. “is an interactive object oriented framework for machine learning written in Python” .. thanks to @missmcj .. Sun Nov 16 19:12:10 +0000 2008

@billcpu For Twitter bots “mimicking human answers” (chatbots) see @Br3ndaBot .. @IkeBot .. @MarkovTron140 .. @N_Pacione .. and others .. Sun Nov 16 19:08:49 +0000 2008

http://ai-tools.org .. “is an Open-Source Artificial Intelligence community space and toolbox” .. Sun Nov 16 18:51:32 +0000 2008

Oddcast.com TTS Translation Demo http://tinyurl.com/6dt89a .. Text-to-Speech Translator .. 250 character limit .. Sun Nov 16 18:35:22 +0000 2008

“A robot twitterer who contacts people when they mention IE6 – and invites them to join in with a boycott” @boycottIE6 .. Sun Nov 16 08:24:04 +0000 2008

Checking out DTE Energy (Detroit, Michigan) “virtual customer assistant” Amy http://tinyurl.com/5vplbe .. by creativevirtual.com .. Sun Nov 16 08:12:14 +0000 2008

“Classifier is a general module to allow Bayesian and other types of classifications” http://classifier.rubyforge.org .. Sun Nov 16 07:57:12 +0000 2008

Playing with Douwe Osinga’s “Google Chat Bot” http://tinyurl.com/5oxpba .. something like a natural language generator .. Sun Nov 16 07:03:38 +0000 2008

Video “Google Mobile App for iPhone, now with Voice Search” http://tinyurl.com/5dt2tt .. seems to be voice-in only .. @vlingo does read-back Sun Nov 16 06:42:02 +0000 2008

9jababe Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/5axo93 .. appears to be another Nigerian mobile phone chatbot .. www.9jaonline.com .. Sun Nov 16 06:05:46 +0000 2008

http://moxiechat.com .. “is an automated intelligent chat that you can place on your own web site” .. Sun Nov 16 05:26:52 +0000 2008

Checking out Machine Life & Artificial Intelligence MLAI Foundation http://mlaifoundation.info .. and associated http://turingstore.info .. Sun Nov 16 04:41:24 +0000 2008

@IkeBot Why don’t you speak to @Br3ndaBot ? Sun Nov 16 04:00:51 +0000 2008

@Br3ndaBot Why doesn’t @IkeBot speak to you? Sun Nov 16 04:00:13 +0000 2008

Following 3 Twitter bots to keep up with Twitter buzz .. @twitscoop .. @trendingtopics .. @twitturly .. (other popularity bots = boring) .. Sun Nov 16 03:29:47 +0000 2008

www.codebaby.com .. talking Flash avatars .. more or less equivalent to using video .. Sun Nov 16 02:42:07 +0000 2008

Looking at Sablotron XSLT processor http://tinyurl.com/4svfcn .. with sabcmd command line interface .. Sun Nov 16 01:18:56 +0000 2008

Testing @tweetbots new ‘Feed-Tweet’ feature .. not clear yet if exceeds twitterfeed.com 5x per 30min limit .. seems @easytweets also offers Sat Nov 15 23:56:41 +0000 2008

@touraj There are a number of interactive or “pull” Twitter bots .. a good place to start is http://twitter.pbwiki.com/Bots .. also @retweet Sat Nov 15 05:53:15 +0000 2008

http://geonames.org .. geographical database is available for download free .. contains over eight million geographical names .. Sat Nov 15 05:12:36 +0000 2008

http://tweet.im .. is an instant messaging service that allows you to use .. Twitter .. simply from your instant messaging client .. Sat Nov 15 04:29:32 +0000 2008

Yahoo! oneSearch with Voice http://tinyurl.com/5kouv5 .. use your voice to get answers on your phone .. Sat Nov 15 03:50:06 +0000 2008

http://tellme.com .. world’s largest voiceXML platform .. from Microsoft .. now for Blackberry .. Sat Nov 15 03:38:53 +0000 2008

NYT “Google Is Taking Questions (Spoken, via iPhone)” http://tinyurl.com/6l3795 .. Google iPhone app to use voice recognition like @vlingo Sat Nov 15 03:28:41 +0000 2008

“Pourpre scoring script for automatically evaluating complex questions” by Jimmy Lin (2007) http://tinyurl.com/6898so .. thanks to @missmcj Fri Nov 14 21:30:07 +0000 2008

“D2R Server is a tool for publishing relational databases on the Semantic Web” http://tinyurl.com/42gf8j .. query databases with SPARQL .. Fri Nov 14 21:18:14 +0000 2008

Looking at Stanford NLP Group annotated listing of Part of Speech Taggers http://tinyurl.com/6fcwb7 .. Overview of available POS taggers .. Fri Nov 14 11:18:46 +0000 2008

http://ontoware.org/software .. Semantic Web related software projects .. enterprise-grade, freely available .. Fri Nov 14 10:07:04 +0000 2008

Spent too much time sorting out the EidolonTLP hoax .. www.eidolonai.com .. deserves own Wikipedia entry .. oddly no twittering about it .. Fri Nov 14 09:11:17 +0000 2008

Probabilistic Learning Of Programs .. a Common Lisp framework for meta-optimizing semantic evolutionary search .. http://tinyurl.com/5sk5wp Fri Nov 14 08:04:02 +0000 2008

Twitter PHP Jabber Bot Tutorial http://tinyurl.com/4twp6g .. by @jazzychad .. powering his Twitter bots @rollthedice @note2self @madstatter Fri Nov 14 07:29:08 +0000 2008

Video evidence of bots in clubpenguin.com .. “Club Penguin Bots, Truth or Fiction?” http://tinyurl.com/57j9hq .. September 2008 .. Fri Nov 14 07:13:26 +0000 2008

Checking out ” Analysis of User Interaction with Service Oriented Chatbot Systems ” (2007) http://tinyurl.com/5w63y4 .. by @missmcj .. Fri Nov 14 06:42:39 +0000 2008

http://openexpert.org .. “Web based and Easy to Use Expert System” .. Fri Nov 14 06:24:20 +0000 2008

PowerLoom .. knowledge representation system .. for constructing intelligent, knowledge-based applications .. http://tinyurl.com/5pfmd3 .. Thu Nov 13 11:43:51 +0000 2008

@eskimo_sparky Branson is going to want to TM that new V-Twitter app you are trying to develop .. 🙂 Thu Nov 13 10:47:32 +0000 2008

@paulscott56 http://alabot.com ( @alabot ) seems to have come a long way in being able to interpret SMS language .. India style .. Thu Nov 13 10:43:47 +0000 2008

1 hr listening to @bengoertzel .. AI and AGI: Past, Present and Future http://tinyurl.com/5dtlp3 .. slams Loebner Prize & critiques Alicebot Thu Nov 13 09:36:07 +0000 2008

Nice presentation of videos from The First Conference on Artificial General Intelligence (Memphis, March 08) http://agi-08.org/conference .. Thu Nov 13 08:33:57 +0000 2008

Reading recent logs of #ai on irc.Freenode.net at http://tinyurl.com/6s2f5r .. and wondering how many IRC bots are on that channel .. Thu Nov 13 08:24:15 +0000 2008

“Practical Artificial Intelligence Programming With Java” by Mark Watson (2008) http://tinyurl.com/67skac [PDF] .. Thu Nov 13 07:06:50 +0000 2008

KPML system offers a robust, mature platform for large-scale grammar engineering for natural language generation .. http://purl.org/net/kpml Wed Nov 12 12:04:55 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @xmas_countdown .. “how manys days you have to wait until you can tear the wrapping off your presents” .. by @aaronbassett .. Wed Nov 12 11:15:11 +0000 2008

9jawap Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/6oa55y .. looks to be a mobile phone chatbot by Tunde Olabenjo .. www.9jawap.com .. Wed Nov 12 10:27:43 +0000 2008

Gabriel Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/5uwacq .. seems to be a geocaching bot by Crew416 .. nice simple interface .. Wed Nov 12 09:54:28 +0000 2008

Oddcast.com is certainly aptly named .. now sending your PhotoFace videos to Times Square billboard then email you pic of being aired in NYC Wed Nov 12 09:38:27 +0000 2008

Potentially interesting linguistic exercise @SnowcloneBot .. Snowclones Database www.snowclones.org .. see Wikipedia entry for Snowclone .. Wed Nov 12 09:24:28 +0000 2008

PIE Perl Inference Engine .. performs forwards, backwards and mixed-mode chaining .. reads rules from XML file .. http://tinyurl.com/6hx83h Wed Nov 12 09:14:33 +0000 2008

http://ruleby.org .. Ruby rule engine .. for executing IF-THEN statements known as production rules .. using forward chaining Rete algorithm Wed Nov 12 09:06:51 +0000 2008

MRI cortical fingerprints unravel human speech recognition .. “Brain-Based Decoding of Human Voice and Speech” http://tinyurl.com/59umhx .. Wed Nov 12 07:58:21 +0000 2008

http://vlingo.com .. speech recognition for mobile phones .. captures voice commands as audio files then transfers to server for processing Wed Nov 12 07:20:22 +0000 2008

@jcmorand Mohan Embar’s http://chipvivant.com is just one example of a chatbot that calls out to Wikipedia for answers to unknown questions Tue Nov 11 19:27:51 +0000 2008

http://companions-project.org .. research project which focuses on combining advanced technologies to create personal, persistent ‘agents’ Tue Nov 11 18:46:28 +0000 2008

http://sobuzzy.com/en .. “sells virtual on-line showrooms using innovative, interactive real-time 3D technologies” .. including avatar AI .. Tue Nov 11 18:37:48 +0000 2008

Watching video .. Nabaztag Opera (English subtitled) http://tinyurl.com/5hrwhh .. 100 Nabaztag smart rabbits play together an opera .. Tue Nov 11 11:08:21 +0000 2008

http://agi-09.org .. Second Conference on Artificial General Intelligence .. Arlington, Virginia – March 6-9 (Fri-Mon) 2009 .. Tue Nov 11 10:47:46 +0000 2008

Reading about Gordon Pask, his Conversation Theory, and concept of Entailment Meshes, details on Thoughtsticker software at www.pangaro.com Tue Nov 11 09:15:10 +0000 2008

Reports emanating from Club Penguin (clubpenguin.com) indicate an increasing presence of bots there .. Tue Nov 11 08:08:52 +0000 2008

ZetaBot Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/625cz8 .. one of the brains behind ZetaBots ZetaToys in SecondLife including AvaPet by Zetaphor Tengu Tue Nov 11 07:56:17 +0000 2008

@br3nda .. Re: Awesome @IkeBot .. just checked and it seems @Br3ndaBot talks to him, but he doesn’t talk back .. just wondering why this is? Tue Nov 11 07:36:19 +0000 2008

“Slug is a web crawler (or Scutter) designed for harvesting semantic web content” .. in Java using the Jena API .. http://tinyurl.com/6evjja Tue Nov 11 07:17:21 +0000 2008

Subscribe to Santa Bot .. Unlimited chat with Santa for one full month .. Only $9.95 .. http://tinyurl.com/3ressf .. Tue Nov 11 06:32:28 +0000 2008

http://antlr.org .. “a language tool that provides a framework for constructing recognizers, interpreters, compilers, and translators” .. Mon Nov 10 19:08:23 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @SFRestaurants .. approaching 12,000 tweets since Oct 30 .. caught in endless loop for ‘ happy hour ‘ .. Mon Nov 10 18:59:21 +0000 2008

http://traveltwit.com .. “is an RSS mashup of travel blogger Twitter updates” .. Mon Nov 10 10:50:32 +0000 2008

Updated @infotectravel2 .. Travel technology bot .. backend now easy to teach with faceted CSV .. auto-posting to infotec-travel yahoogroup Mon Nov 10 08:15:26 +0000 2008

Added Retweets to @greentravel1 .. Sustainable tourism bot .. figured out how to cache feed and loop-filter own link preventing endless loop Mon Nov 10 07:24:02 +0000 2008

Lapsang souchong at dawn .. resulted in @LonelyPlanetBot .. Retweets, News, and Thorntree News Stand, so far .. unofficial, fan bot .. ;^) Mon Nov 10 07:13:36 +0000 2008

Topic Maps Tools http://tinyurl.com/5hkafw .. “frequently-updated and hopefully complete index of tools and software supporting Topic Maps” Sun Nov 09 17:13:06 +0000 2008

www.gaitobot.de .. now offers integrated chatbot hosting with their free GaitoBot AIML Editor .. Sun Nov 09 08:12:17 +0000 2008

KAR-Talk V_2.1 (Freeware Version) of Katia Automatic Robot Intelligent Computer .. multilingual desktop chatbot .. http://tinyurl.com/5c8cka Sun Nov 09 06:49:18 +0000 2008

http://gozerbot.org .. “gozerbot is the Python IRC bot and Jabber bot in one” .. Sun Nov 09 05:20:09 +0000 2008

Trying UpSellit.com SMARTagent Chat Demo http://upsellit.com/demo.jsp .. SMARTService Agent technology .. Sun Nov 09 05:11:53 +0000 2008

http://shark-project.sourceforge.net .. “SHARK is a modular C++ library for the design and optimization of adaptive systems” .. Sun Nov 09 05:01:59 +0000 2008

“Paranoid schizophrenic” Twitter bot @N_Pacione .. is a Twitter implementation of MegaHAL, a ‘learning’ Markov bot .. by @tjcrowley .. Sun Nov 09 04:57:36 +0000 2008

Garkov .. “an application of the Markov model to transcripts of old Garfield strips” .. http://joshmillard.com/garkov .. Sun Nov 09 04:46:51 +0000 2008

Oddcast.com now developing ‘ Text-to-Sing ‘ (text to song) technology http://tinyurl.com/59tjs9 .. Sun Nov 09 04:30:22 +0000 2008

“OntoLing Tab is a Protégé plug-in that allows for Linguistic Enrichment of Ontologies” http://tinyurl.com/5nk2nq .. Sun Nov 09 04:23:45 +0000 2008

“Euphermism bot – Emulating the mighty Ikekrul” @IkeBot .. seems to be another Twitter bot by @br3nda .. able to converse with @Br3ndaBot .. Sun Nov 09 04:20:07 +0000 2008

Twitter responder bot @wheeepony .. auto-responding emphatically to tweets containing ‘ pony ‘ .. is one day older than @wheeeunicorn .. Sun Nov 09 04:12:55 +0000 2008

http://enjit.com .. “is an IM service that connects your Gtalk/XMPP/Jabber client to your FriendFeed real time feed” .. Sun Nov 09 03:57:36 +0000 2008

http://framenet.icsi.berkeley.edu .. “an on-line lexical resource for English, based on frame semantics and supported by corpus evidence” .. Sat Nov 08 22:57:08 +0000 2008

RelEx .. “is an English-language semantic relationship extractor, built on the Carnegie-Mellon link parser” .. http://opencog.org/wiki/RelEx Sat Nov 08 22:53:42 +0000 2008

Serumi Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/5kwbcj .. is a girlfriend chatbot in Japan .. Sat Nov 08 22:36:40 +0000 2008

PandaBMLR .. Panda3D BML Realizer (BMLR) .. rendering engine and object oriented wrapper for SmartBody .. http://tinyurl.com/6cmscj .. Sat Nov 08 22:15:53 +0000 2008

http://smartbody-anim.org .. is a modular, controller-based character animation system .. using Behavior Markup Language (BML) .. Sat Nov 08 21:58:15 +0000 2008

www.corticaldb.com .. “a bio-realistic simulation of the whole human brain to enable highly functional computational systems” .. Sat Nov 08 20:21:52 +0000 2008

http://botsl.com .. The Metaverse Bot Company .. by Rainee Dae Sat Nov 08 12:40:26 +0000 2008

http://sinewaverobots.com .. Sine Wave Actorbot System makes it easy for you to log in Second Life avatars .. models, dancers, or machinima Sat Nov 08 12:31:37 +0000 2008

twitter4skype http://pacificit.ca/article/319 .. “How to Twitter from Skype” .. { testing } .. Sat Nov 08 07:47:53 +0000 2008

Developers Guide to Semantic Web Toolkits for different Programming Languages (2007) http://tinyurl.com/6jx6jh .. by C. Bizer & D. Westphal Sat Nov 08 05:58:42 +0000 2008

http://gate.ac.uk General Architecture for Text Engineering .. A Nearly-New Information Extraction System .. Java Annotation Patterns Engine Sat Nov 08 05:06:45 +0000 2008

And another re-tweeter bot @condolences .. re-tweeting anything with ‘ condolences ‘ .. in honor of the late Madelyn Lee Payne Dunham .. Sat Nov 08 04:51:26 +0000 2008

http://dynamicnotions.blogspot.com .. “Building artificial neural networks and other cool things with C#” .. by John Wakefield .. Sat Nov 08 04:31:50 +0000 2008

@wraptinweb http://booktwo.org/swotter .. Swotter is a simple php script .. download swotter.zip http://www.booktwo.org/files/swotter.zip .. Sat Nov 08 01:49:54 +0000 2008

http://recaptcha.net .. is a free anti-bot service that helps digitize books .. Wikipedia entry about reCAPTCHA http://tinyurl.com/6l58vs .. Sat Nov 08 01:19:26 +0000 2008

http://hmd.c58.ru/seeborg .. random phrase bot that will sit on IRC channel, learning the talk, and periodically replying using Markov Chain Sat Nov 08 01:06:23 +0000 2008

Twitter bot @BestAt .. “is like a ‘Best of Twitter’, but instead of best of’s, it’s the best @’s”; .. by @joelaz .. Sat Nov 08 00:49:53 +0000 2008

Reality + Virtual Reality = Augmented Reality .. Bringing SecondLife into real life .. AR Second Life video http://tinyurl.com/2xlzga .. Wow Sat Nov 08 00:30:29 +0000 2008

tweetbot http://tinyurl.com/5g6cee .. “A Jabber bot for twitter, written in Ruby” .. by @_anks .. Sat Nov 08 00:10:05 +0000 2008

“Building a Context Network from a Narrative: An Approach to Chatbot Question Answering” by Gary J. Shannon http://tinyurl.com/5v5mw4 .. Fri Nov 07 23:53:27 +0000 2008

Reading about Twitter bot @MachineHilton .. “Massive Computing Cluster OS Interface” .. http://tinyurl.com/6ylqrz .. by @DieLaughing .. Fri Nov 07 23:32:17 +0000 2008

Lucifer Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/5zk972 .. “No relation to Satan; he is not supposed to be the devil” .. nice, informative interface Fri Nov 07 23:13:53 +0000 2008

Interesting application for tourism .. http://woices.com ( @woices ) .. geolocate sound messages or ‘ echoes ‘ in the ‘ echosphere ‘ .. Fri Nov 07 23:05:54 +0000 2008

pyECTOR is the Python version of the learning chatbot ECTOR http://tinyurl.com/6hhgbw .. its Concept Network is a mix of neural and semantic Fri Nov 07 22:38:56 +0000 2008

http://ector.sourceforge.net .. “Cybernetic entity totally compelled to think” .. inspired by Copycat Project http://tinyurl.com/3dev67 .. Fri Nov 07 22:34:30 +0000 2008

http://smartjabber.com .. Chat agents for customer support .. SmartJabber how-to video http://tinyurl.com/6dey3u .. by @petersanchez .. Fri Nov 07 22:02:52 +0000 2008

My ‘Five Ws’ of chatbot interogation: Who are you? .. What is your purpose? .. Where are you? .. What is your web site? .. Who made you? .. Fri Nov 07 21:35:03 +0000 2008

Thanks to @SoullaStylianou for pointer to their Halo Chatbot http://tinyurl.com/5e4gm6 .. reads RSS .. didn’t find in SecondLife Daden Prime Fri Nov 07 21:18:39 +0000 2008

stupidtweets @stupidfeed is a simple re-tweeter bot for any mentions of ” STUPID ” .. Fri Nov 07 10:20:25 +0000 2008

www.tweettrak.com .. follow @tweettrak then send DM: ‘track (term)’ to get messaged whenever someone tweets that term .. questions to @RyanK Fri Nov 07 10:00:05 +0000 2008

Sigma Knowledge Engineering Environment for developing, viewing and debugging theories in first order logic http://sigmakee.sourceforge.net Fri Nov 07 09:45:36 +0000 2008

Swotter reads books to Twitter .. @booktwo is using Swotter to read James Joyce’s Ulysses via the web, via Instant Messenger, or via SMS .. Fri Nov 07 09:22:35 +0000 2008

“Santa Bot” http://tinyurl.com/6fovwh is already starting to get more popular .. Fri Nov 07 09:08:10 +0000 2008

Reading @dtunkelang on why Latent Semantic Analysis works http://zz.gd/b8f945 .. term-document matrix converts natural language into math .. Fri Nov 07 08:56:10 +0000 2008

New Twitter responder bot @wheeeunicorn replies emphatically every time someone tweets ” unicorn ” .. Fri Nov 07 08:15:26 +0000 2008

Bitext DataSuite http://bitext.com .. Spanish language NLP tools and agent technologies including: NaturalAssistant, NaturalGIS, NaturalMail Fri Nov 07 07:32:23 +0000 2008

International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT’08) http://tinyurl.com/6bejop .. 9-12 December 2008, Sydney, Australia .. Fri Nov 07 07:18:37 +0000 2008

Charity Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/5tdsf3 seems to be yet another SecondLife chabot .. made by “Kesra Kiranov” .. Fri Nov 07 06:35:31 +0000 2008

Was wondering what Jaron Lanier (jaronlanier.com) was up to .. he’s “Dreaming of an Artificial Intelligence” http://is.gd/5qgR (1hr video) Thu Nov 06 19:28:52 +0000 2008

Free Mass Twitter Friend Actions Script .. http://twitter.net76.net .. Thu Nov 06 18:29:24 +0000 2008

Net::AIML – Perl interface to the Pandorabots.com AIML server .. http://tinyurl.com/5rjxwg .. wraps XMLRPC interface into easy Perl OO .. Thu Nov 06 11:41:02 +0000 2008

Perl Twit Interface .. @net_twitter .. allows you to set your status, as well as review the statuses of your friends .. similar to @TTYtter Thu Nov 06 11:21:30 +0000 2008

Jabber Twitter Bridge http://tinyurl.com/4458jo .. Java application to update Twitters with Jabber’s status (google talk gtalk) .. by @MrCba Thu Nov 06 11:06:17 +0000 2008

A Perl 5 client for Twitter .. @TTYtter .. a multi-functional, fully 100% text, Perl command line client .. Thu Nov 06 10:46:48 +0000 2008

The Cyc Artificial Intelligence System @cyc_ai .. Thu Nov 06 10:28:20 +0000 2008

Watching video of Stephen Reed talking about “Natural Language Approach of the Texai Project” http://tinyurl.com/5gjmt8 .. RDF dialog system Thu Nov 06 10:00:04 +0000 2008

http://virtualwoman.net .. “claims to be the oldest form of virtual life in existence” .. Thu Nov 06 09:27:19 +0000 2008

“Hollaka Hollala is a learning chatbot engine and IRC bot” http://hollala.sourceforge.net .. Thu Nov 06 08:40:13 +0000 2008

Semantic reasoners are rules engines for the web of data (SPARQL) .. whereas Inference engines are rules engines for databases (SQL) .. Thu Nov 06 08:35:22 +0000 2008

“ILOG JRules is a complete business rule management system (BRMS) for Java” http://tinyurl.com/5zwdxv .. Thu Nov 06 08:03:51 +0000 2008

Reading about Selmer Bringsjord’s evil AI “E” http://is.gd/4XaC & his RASCALS Cognitive Architecture in SecondLife http://tinyurl.com/2vjt59 Thu Nov 06 07:44:10 +0000 2008

Adding Really Sucks @reallysucks to list of re-tweeter bots including @DearRobot and @iwish .. note @ihavetogoto and @tweelings_ennow dead Wed Nov 05 21:05:24 +0000 2008

Watching decent Portuguese language music video introduction to using chatterbots in education http://tinyurl.com/6okstz .. Wed Nov 05 11:59:19 +0000 2008

“HOWL with Allen Ginsberg and Markov” http://is.gd/57W2 .. reminds me of a cross between Chomskybot and the John Lennon AI Project .. Wed Nov 05 11:30:57 +0000 2008

Chatting with “Alabot Travel” http://alabot.com .. seems to be improving .. and new web app is easier than using on GTalk .. Wed Nov 05 11:10:52 +0000 2008

Checking @RazorNylon ‘s “Puzzle BOT” http://razornylon.com/puzzle .. AIML Program E ConvoBot aka Conversation Bot .. Wed Nov 05 10:49:56 +0000 2008

Helenbot Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/65xe9r .. although a bit scary looking a nice simple interface .. Wed Nov 05 09:45:26 +0000 2008

Aha! .. A Markov Twitter bot @MarkovTron140 .. “Just some lonely Ruby in a mixed up source code control system” .. Wed Nov 05 09:28:22 +0000 2008

SAM: Semantics Aware Messenger http://tinyurl.com/6clbd4 .. utilizes Semantic Web standards to enhance management of your IM data .. Wed Nov 05 06:57:20 +0000 2008

“DAVE E. S. L. Bot” Pandorabots http://eflclassroom.com/bot.html .. chatbot for learning English .. by @eflclassroom .. Tue Nov 04 19:43:27 +0000 2008

Looking at www.TheBrain.com Enterprise Knowledge Platform .. BrainEKP .. “an enterprise knowledge platform for group collaboration” .. Tue Nov 04 18:59:52 +0000 2008

“Bot A.L.I.C.E” Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/6rowpr is a SecondLife chatbot by www.tribal-toland.com .. Tue Nov 04 18:46:43 +0000 2008

Link Grammar Parser is a syntactic parser of English, based on link grammar, an original theory of English syntax http://tinyurl.com/2w2zwq Tue Nov 04 18:37:02 +0000 2008

“Download SPARQL results into spreadsheet” http://is.gd/4XGR .. by @bobdc .. Tue Nov 04 10:56:50 +0000 2008

http://ontogame.org .. masquerades “core tasks of weaving the Semantic Web behind on-line, multi-player game scenarios” .. Tue Nov 04 10:53:03 +0000 2008

Reading Wikipedia entry about the recent AIM “Coho bots” scurge http://tinyurl.com/44ztfv .. apparently related to Salmon and Trout bots .. Tue Nov 04 10:11:17 +0000 2008

http://lingvoj.org .. “Dedicated to the publication and use of multilingual RDF descriptions of human languages, to be used as Linked Data” Tue Nov 04 09:42:23 +0000 2008

Reading Siri.com CTO TomGruber.org 2007 paper “Collective Knowledge Systems” http://tinyurl.com/5tl6wg .. which discusses his RealTravel.com Tue Nov 04 09:03:17 +0000 2008

Beginning to look at Twitter as a “collective knowledge base” .. Tue Nov 04 07:42:16 +0000 2008

“John Lennon Artificial Intelligence Project (JLAIP) is recreating the personality of the late Beatle” http://triumphpc.com/johnlennon .. Tue Nov 04 06:53:33 +0000 2008

Video demo of experimental nurse education in SecondLife using chatbots, TTS and the new SL lip-sync feature http://tinyurl.com/5mnht3 .. Tue Nov 04 06:30:40 +0000 2008

Reading about Kino Coursey’s OpenSim for OpenCog http://tinyurl.com/6rxdab .. applying the OpenCog Framework to open source virtual world .. Mon Nov 03 19:19:27 +0000 2008

OpenCog Framework is a toolkit for software developers .. the OpenCog SDK is planned for release in early 2009 .. http://opencog.org Mon Nov 03 12:01:53 +0000 2008

“libyahoo2 is a C library interface to the new Yahoo! Messenger protocol” http://libyahoo2.sourceforge.net .. Mon Nov 03 11:41:22 +0000 2008

Reading Luciano Floridi’s recent blog post “The Loebner Prize from a judge’s perspective” http://snipurl.com/4edn6 .. Mon Nov 03 11:31:02 +0000 2008

Reading about expressive artificial intelligence .. Michael Mateas .. his www.interactivestory.net & UCSC.edu Expressive Intelligence Studio Mon Nov 03 11:20:15 +0000 2008

Anatomy of vodafone.com.au “Lara” IVR = holly-connects.com voice gateway on aculab.com E1 card + Sun Unix running audiumcorp.com VoiceXML .. Mon Nov 03 07:19:51 +0000 2008

tmproc http://tinyurl.com/6dtn42 .. a Python Topic Map engine .. covers concepts like topics, associations, occurrences and facets/metadata Sun Nov 02 10:25:41 +0000 2008

Queco Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/5l9pwh .. is another SecondLife chatbot located in Elieser Tandino’s Alien Nation 2.0 .. Sun Nov 02 10:07:53 +0000 2008

Ray Kurzweil has supposedly updated his www.kurzweilai.net/ramona .. so installed the LifeFX Player on IE .. (LifeFX chapter 11 2002) Sun Nov 02 07:49:20 +0000 2008

Reading about Chomskybot at Wikipedia http://tinyurl.com/q5evb .. try Perl Chomskybot online http://tinyurl.com/2h3pl .. Sun Nov 02 07:21:44 +0000 2008

Emergent artificial intelligence refers to Emergent knowledge (inferential) in strong-AI .. that would match or exceed human intelligence .. Sun Nov 02 06:37:30 +0000 2008

Brian Chabot @justworks is integrating AIML with WordPress using ProgramE .. test http://tinyurl.com/5lmw2b .. reminds me of http://8pla.net Sun Nov 02 06:04:28 +0000 2008

“Chat with Tina, your Virtual Human” http://tinyurl.com/6crsnd .. by Vittorio Rossi’s www.vrconsulting.it .. install Haptek Player in IE 1st Sun Nov 02 05:23:46 +0000 2008

Hidden Markov Model (HMM) is like reverse engineering an unknown Markov process .. and is considered the simplest dynamic Bayesian network Sun Nov 02 04:46:33 +0000 2008

Interesting, according to @supertwit his @liketribe is running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) http://aws.amazon.com/ec2 .. Sun Nov 02 04:35:31 +0000 2008

SecondLife bot hunter Garth Goode blogs about some of the “Ugliest. Bots. Ever.” http://tinyurl.com/5vagon .. Sun Nov 02 03:47:55 +0000 2008

“An uberexplorer is a very awesome and rare person who’s prolifically traveled around Second Life” http://tinyurl.com/5h4y7r .. Sun Nov 02 03:40:43 +0000 2008

Ben Way’s new Weapons Against Robots Defence Company http://wardefence.com is developing anti-robot virus systems .. Sun Nov 02 03:26:05 +0000 2008

According to @twitrratr Twitter sentiment is running three to one against “robo calls” http://tinyurl.com/685gl5 .. ;^) Sun Nov 02 03:03:04 +0000 2008

Robocalls use a computerized autodialer and computer-delivered recording http://tinyurl.com/5vzste .. implying a resemblance to a robot call Sun Nov 02 02:30:39 +0000 2008

RDF Gravity http://tinyurl.com/5u3hnv .. a tool for visualising RDF/OWL Graphs/ ontologies .. using the JUNG Graph API and Jena toolkit .. Sun Nov 02 02:21:44 +0000 2008

Obtweet .. Ruby code that powers @oblique .. http://tinyurl.com/5t9a62 .. simple code to post a randomly chosen message to a Twitter account Sun Nov 02 02:14:51 +0000 2008

www.linguamatics.com I2E answers “questions by rapidly extracting relevant facts and relationships from large document collections” .. Sun Nov 02 01:56:45 +0000 2008

www.chacha.com “is a mobile answers service that uses human guides to answer questions for users” .. “a technique known as social searching” Sun Nov 02 01:47:36 +0000 2008

Existent knowledge is like what is known .. but Emergent knowledge is how we infer that into new knowledge .. Sun Nov 02 01:43:05 +0000 2008

“Mister Haptek Rock” .. impressive video demo of what can be done with 3D avatars using Haptek.com PeoplePutty http://tinyurl.com/5dd9rq .. Sun Nov 02 01:15:51 +0000 2008

“Sparta is an Python API for RDF that is designed to help easily learn and navigate the Semantic Web” http://tinyurl.com/5zmzq4 .. Sun Nov 02 00:57:14 +0000 2008

Chomsky the smiley bot .. “the smartest smiley in the world” .. http://tinyurl.com/ydxlef .. one of the better Pandorabots tried lately .. Sun Nov 02 00:36:37 +0000 2008

“chatbot java GUI based on RebeccaAIML java” http://tinyurl.com/6oh3de .. “a java interface based on RebeccaAIML AIML engine” .. Sun Nov 02 00:12:28 +0000 2008

@BrokenWrld Can you tell us something more about your @Proto_Bot ? What does it do, how does it work ?? Sat Nov 01 23:52:58 +0000 2008

Ruby DM Twitter bot (Twitterbot) via Jabber .. “how to write your own Twitter bot by Ruby” http://tinyurl.com/32olc9 .. by @mootoh Sat Nov 01 23:38:09 +0000 2008

Nice anatomy of a PHP / MySQL Twitter bot (Twitterbot) via Twitter API at http://tinyurl.com/5pkcm9 .. by @smmGuru Sat Nov 01 23:16:51 +0000 2008

Just uploaded links to 128 Pandorabots chatbots indexed by Google to http://delicious.com/semanticbot .. tagged ‘pandorabots’ .. Sat Nov 01 02:59:44 +0000 2008

Thanks to @dtunkelang for pointer to “Feed me! Google Alerts not just for email anymore” http://tinyurl.com/6ef4d9 .. BIG MIRACLE ! Sat Nov 01 02:28:37 +0000 2008

Bolthead Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/5np9tz .. seems to be another SecondLife chatbot .. this one by Greywind Heron .. Sat Nov 01 00:15:21 +0000 2008

Leeza Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/6b9wb8 .. seems to be an alice.tcl eggdrop IRC chatbot .. apparently alice.tcl problematic to configure Fri Oct 31 23:53:41 +0000 2008

http://eggheads.org “Eggdrop is the world’s most popular Open Source IRC bot” .. “oldest IRC bot still in active development” (created 1993) Fri Oct 31 23:25:15 +0000 2008

http://hab.la widget looks like an easy way to support website visitors via IM (GTalk, AIM, MSN, Jabber) .. and in turn with IM chatbot .. Fri Oct 31 23:13:15 +0000 2008

“Both of my kids are spending more time talking to elbot.com .. than they are to me” @medebe .. Fri Oct 31 22:39:44 +0000 2008

http://myfamestar.com another Oddcast.com self-animation spin-off from their chatbot avatars reminds me of paltalk http://news3online.com .. Fri Oct 31 22:15:33 +0000 2008

Lissie Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/6dsfjc .. is apparently a SecondLife chatbot .. “in Rain Runningbear’s home in Club Angelico” .. Fri Oct 31 21:42:29 +0000 2008

Checking out chatterboxchallenge.com creator Wendell Cowart’s personal “Talk-Bot” http://tinyurl.com/6kh792 .. also “Chatterbots for Sale” Fri Oct 31 21:38:14 +0000 2008

http://heatonresearch.com .. “technical book publishing company specializing in topics such as neural networks, bots, and computer hardware” Fri Oct 31 21:03:41 +0000 2008

“Can we develop a set of ‘persona-bots,’ rule-based expert systems to automate the testing of user interface prototypes?” @James_Bradford .. Fri Oct 31 21:00:40 +0000 2008

Interrogating “Bizarre Babe” Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/6yhtj5 for its raison d’être using the Five Ws: Who What Where When Why .. Fri Oct 31 20:56:22 +0000 2008

Spanish Pandorabots: Leonor Quintana’s Nortxu w/ Oddcast interface http://tinyurl.com/5tjhf8 & Adam Codony’s Sara http://tinyurl.com/6e85vt Fri Oct 31 20:35:57 +0000 2008

Reading about new GMail Labs “Canned Responses” http://tinyurl.com/5p8rby .. automatically send emails using filters .. Fri Oct 31 10:46:34 +0000 2008

Conversing with Pandorabots SimOne http://tinyurl.com/5njqjh ..”an artificial intelligence created to entertain you and to keep you company” Fri Oct 31 10:29:18 +0000 2008

Interesting historical chatbot article on The New York Times “Sons and Daughters of HAL Go on Line” March 1999 http://tinyurl.com/6kz6fs .. Fri Oct 31 08:01:24 +0000 2008

http://learn2speak.eu is another language learning chatbot site .. in addition to tolearnenglish.com, “Chat along with Egon” and @learnit .. Fri Oct 31 07:46:19 +0000 2008

Reading Wikipedia entry on Festival Speech Synthesis System & Festvox suite of tools for building synthetic voices http://tinyurl.com/3yrbjl Fri Oct 31 07:21:58 +0000 2008

Chatting with National Australia Bank “Online Assistant” at http://tinyurl.com/5vd8jh .. (wait for genie to appear) .. by MyCyberTwin.com .. Fri Oct 31 06:58:41 +0000 2008

ICAME Journal .. 2005 .. “A chatbot system as a tool to animate a corpus” by Bayan Abu Shawar and Eric Atwell http://icame.uib.no/ij29 .. Thu Oct 30 19:28:14 +0000 2008

chatbots.org is currently listing 66 Live Messenger (formerly MSN Messenger) bots http://tinyurl.com/5evpjv .. many Ubiquity-like utilities Thu Oct 30 19:12:45 +0000 2008

Reading about @davidburden ‘s chatbots http://daden.co.uk/chatbots.html .. Daden RSS-reading “taskbot” NewsBot product pages are 404 .. Thu Oct 30 19:04:18 +0000 2008

turinghub.com is based on JFRED Chat Server .. extensible java package for making directed conversation via text http://jfred.turinghub.com Thu Oct 30 18:49:05 +0000 2008

Joined Fabian de Graaf’s (livepresence.net) “Automated chat solutions” (chatbots) group on LinkedIn http://tinyurl.com/55uapz .. 7 members Thu Oct 30 18:38:52 +0000 2008

www.nick.com uses a client-side AIML chatbot, an Actionscript adaptation of Program D, as “dirty phrase checker” to make safe for children Thu Oct 30 10:53:41 +0000 2008

Dutch bot makers : selfservicecompany.com oberon.nl ecreation.nl bit-libre.com lostboys.nl mediarepublic.com cartesians.nl livepresence.net Thu Oct 30 10:32:16 +0000 2008

Last year Tourism Malaysia launched sitimalaysia@hotmail.com Windows Live Agent for Windows Live Messenger, see http://tinyurl.com/5ay3fr .. Thu Oct 30 10:10:57 +0000 2008

Extracted 115 MSN Messenger bot addresses from http://tinyurl.com/5ly4yt .. added to MSN Messenger .. 82 online .. less than half working .. Thu Oct 30 10:00:06 +0000 2008

www.incesoft.com .. “has the largest Chinese-language web robot platform ( www.xiaoi.com )” .. “robots can be used on IM, WEB and Mobile” .. Thu Oct 30 09:35:28 +0000 2008

Well, well .. it seems Elbot is not the only bot in the botosphere with its own “roblog” .. enter Tank LeFleur http://roboceptionist.org .. Thu Oct 30 08:23:15 +0000 2008

In 2005 .. Qantas employed a Conversive.com AnswerAgent .. Vic the Koala .. http://tinyurl.com/5bxevw .. Wed Oct 29 19:25:50 +0000 2008

Testing virginholidays.com smartAgent V4 Valerie by synthetix.com .. http://tinyurl.com/6ahple .. Wed Oct 29 19:09:57 +0000 2008

www.ecreation.nl is a Dutch developer of “interactive agents” .. such as www.worldofalice.com .. Wed Oct 29 11:26:50 +0000 2008

www.eccky.com .. raise a virtual baby .. “thanks to an AIML chatbot and via MSN Messenger, Eccky parents can actually chat with their Eccky” Wed Oct 29 11:15:25 +0000 2008

http://spleak.typepad.com .. 24 October 2008 .. Goodbye from Spleak! .. Spleak History & Closure on Wikipedia http://tinyurl.com/5u4apj .. Wed Oct 29 11:02:22 +0000 2008

Looking at historical web archive for Lexicle.com http://tinyurl.com/6f6vy2 .. site last updated 2004 .. but went offline only this year .. Wed Oct 29 10:47:42 +0000 2008

www.mocito.com “Your 3D Avatar Portal” by Charamel.com .. reminds me of www.voki.com by Oddcast.com .. Wed Oct 29 10:36:15 +0000 2008

“Sensitive Artificial Listener (SAL) was started in the Humaine project and is now part of the Semaine project” http://tinyurl.com/67jd2e .. Tue Oct 28 11:21:39 +0000 2008

Greta http://tinyurl.com/5ozydw is a real-time 3D embodied conversational agent used in various European projects: CALLAS, SEMAINE, HUMAINE Tue Oct 28 11:08:58 +0000 2008

http://soliloquy.com was apparently one of the first companies to offer targeted dialog solutions, such as Dialog Experts and Dialog Mining Tue Oct 28 10:41:45 +0000 2008

Book: “Agent Culture: Human-agent Interaction in a Multicultural World” (2004) by Sabine Payr & Robert Trappl .. http://tinyurl.com/5dq7ll Tue Oct 28 10:24:47 +0000 2008

Alaska Airlines “Jenn” virtual assistant http://alaskaair.com/jenn launched in February is powered by www.nextit.com ActiveAgent technology Tue Oct 28 10:08:18 +0000 2008

In addition to asanangel.com and virtuoz.com .. there are 2 more French chatbot companies www.cantoche.com and www.semantia.com to make 4 .. Tue Oct 28 09:42:12 +0000 2008

Groupe de Travail sur les Agents Conversationnels Animés (Embodied Conversational Agents) www.limsi.fr/aca .. Tue Oct 28 09:38:02 +0000 2008

http://waca2008.lip6.fr .. WACA´ 2008 Troisième Workshop sur les Agents Conversationnels Animés .. LIP6, Paris .. Vendredi 28 novembre 2008 Tue Oct 28 09:33:18 +0000 2008

http://virtuoz.com/en is another French chatbot company offering Sales Agent and Support Agent solutions .. Tue Oct 28 09:24:13 +0000 2008

Checking out Mona http://france5.fr/Mona .. the French speaking France5 virtual assistant .. by Dominique Noel of www.asanangel.com .. Tue Oct 28 09:15:23 +0000 2008

Watching YouTube video “UMANIFY- NOKIA N95 – SONIA: Interactive Digital Assistant” http://tinyurl.com/5kzu3h .. Spanish JAVA MIDP chatbot .. Tue Oct 28 09:04:41 +0000 2008

Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, held in Montreal, in June 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5nqxlv .. Tue Oct 28 08:38:03 +0000 2008

Reading Wikipedia entry on “intelligent tutoring systems” http://tinyurl.com/6anenh .. Tue Oct 28 08:25:53 +0000 2008

International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education .. http://ijaied.org .. Tue Oct 28 08:23:28 +0000 2008

Noel Bush is lead developer at http://botmachine.com and offers commercial support for his popular Program D ( http://aitools.org ) .. Mon Oct 27 19:16:32 +0000 2008

Alexander Braun author of German book “Chatbots in Client Communication” lists links to commercial offerings at http://tinyurl.com/6aajbl .. Mon Oct 27 19:00:19 +0000 2008

Riding the dog (Greyhound) through the Australian night.. Sun Oct 26 08:39:16 +0000 2008

Twittering from mobile .. crossing Sydney harbour by ferry .. dark and stormy evening .. passed P&O Pacific Dawn looked like UFO 🙂 Thu Oct 23 07:56:35 +0000 2008

RebeccaAIML enterprise cross platform open source AIML development platform for C++, Java, C# & Python http://rebecca-aiml.sourceforge.net Thu Oct 23 06:19:14 +0000 2008

@wraptinweb Program D is the downloadable Java AIML interpreter .. http://aitools.org .. I believe @yusufk is using it for his @AliceTheBot Thu Oct 23 06:11:31 +0000 2008

@wraptinweb AIML has been connected with Prolog .. see book by @drwallace .. also daxtron.com & their Project CyN http://tinyurl.com/4exq7z Thu Oct 23 06:03:41 +0000 2008

@alisohani Is there any demo of your “Artificial Language Intelligence” NLP Chatterbot Technology available online? Wed Oct 22 19:25:41 +0000 2008

“Intelligent agents and the Semantic Web: Developing an intelligent Web” .. overview & intro to JADE framework .. http://tinyurl.com/5qzjkl Wed Oct 22 19:11:50 +0000 2008

IBM Scalable Highly Expressive Reasoner (SHER) .. uses the popular open-source OWL-DL reasoner called Pellet .. http://tinyurl.com/6acvlt .. Wed Oct 22 11:05:49 +0000 2008

tolearnenglish.com has a number of Pandorabots available to help learn English at http://tinyurl.com/6pwd5s .. Wed Oct 22 10:53:27 +0000 2008

“Chat along with Egon” .. a Program E dragon bot for learning English .. http://tinyurl.com/2lafmy .. Wed Oct 22 08:50:17 +0000 2008

Reading Wikipedia on “Friendly artificial intelligence” (Friendly AI) .. http://tinyurl.com/5lelwg .. singinst.org has extensive guidelines Wed Oct 22 08:21:31 +0000 2008

Thanks to @nlb666 for Skype chat today about his @liketribe .. looking forward to learning more .. Wed Oct 22 06:19:55 +0000 2008

Pandorabots Iris chatbot is .. “guardian of the coordinates to the geocache” .. http://tinyurl.com/6fodp2 .. nice graphical interface .. Tue Oct 21 19:10:20 +0000 2008

Adding @DearRobot to list of ‘re-tweeter bots’: @iwish .. @ihavetogoto .. and @tweelings_en .. Tue Oct 21 18:55:43 +0000 2008

http://dearrobot.info @DearRobot is another ‘re-tweeter bot’ for all things starting with “Dear” .. nice subdivision tweet cloud on site .. Tue Oct 21 18:49:19 +0000 2008

“Tired of the economic crisis? I guess you need an interactive video character for your website…” => http://avaguide.net .. Tue Oct 21 18:04:28 +0000 2008

Just visted http://inteliwise.com SecondLife HQ hunting for bots .. sltweets disabled in their space .. Tue Oct 21 17:50:54 +0000 2008

Back in SecondLife hunting for the home of Pandorabots Gizmo http://tinyurl.com/649gsm .. Tue Oct 21 17:44:59 +0000 2008

Thanks to @alisohani for pointing me to http://numenta.com .. reading Wikipedia about Hierarchical Temporal Memory http://tinyurl.com/6g3zzo Tue Oct 21 11:18:02 +0000 2008

Voight-Kampff was a fictional machine used in Blade Runner to test if individuals were replicants .. http://tinyurl.com/3doyqb .. Tue Oct 21 10:03:23 +0000 2008

Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence .. AI Magazine http://tinyurl.com/z3as2 .. journal of record for the AI community Tue Oct 21 09:55:00 +0000 2008

www.CodaServer.com business rules engine is similar to a database, but specialized to make building form-based business applications simple Tue Oct 21 09:42:53 +0000 2008

Parsing transforms flat text into data structures .. adaptive parsing does this with minimal additional input .. http://tinyurl.com/6ols7v Tue Oct 21 09:23:57 +0000 2008

Virtual Worlds London www.virtualworldslondon.com in progress on #vwlondon => http://tinyurl.com/6mcar8 .. Tue Oct 21 09:05:56 +0000 2008

“FuzzyJ Toolkit is a set of Java(tm) classes that can be used to build fuzzy logic systems” http://tinyurl.com/5pk8k7 .. see also FuzzyCLIPS Tue Oct 21 08:25:17 +0000 2008

LIDA Learning IDA is a project of the Cognitive Computing Research Group http://ccrg.cs.memphis.edu .. IDA was project of predecessor CSRG Tue Oct 21 08:04:52 +0000 2008

IDA Intelligent Distribution Agent is a complex agent that emails, deliberates, and negotiates preferences & policies, built for the US Navy Tue Oct 21 07:58:54 +0000 2008

IJAIT International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools for new advances on AI tools or tools that use AI http://worldscinet.com/ijait Tue Oct 21 07:47:12 +0000 2008

ConAg Conscious Agent Framework is a reusable framework, written in Java, for creating “conscious” software agents http://tinyurl.com/6kfe6o Tue Oct 21 07:38:08 +0000 2008

Learning Intelligent Distribution Agent .. LIDA cognitive architecture .. will be capable of .. perceptual, episodic and procedural learning Tue Oct 21 07:24:36 +0000 2008

“The cutest travel search on an iPhone ?” => http://tinyurl.com/6mbkz8 .. @iXiGOIndia .. Tue Oct 21 07:00:28 +0000 2008

“elbot is slightly less annoying than alicebot” @jcsalterego .. Tue Oct 21 06:48:17 +0000 2008

Reading Wikipedia “Comparison of consumer brain-computer interface devices” http://tinyurl.com/5poa4h .. EPOC, NIA and ThinkGear .. Tue Oct 21 06:44:02 +0000 2008

Checking my TweetStats http://tinyurl.com/5vco49 .. which according to the Tweet Cloud shows that I do a lot of “checking” .. Tue Oct 21 06:14:33 +0000 2008

Looking at the long list of “virtual assistant” clients (Dutch language chatbots) of selfservicecompany.com at http://tinyurl.com/5awphs .. Mon Oct 20 19:05:58 +0000 2008

Tried to get at origin of Pandorabot “Ms. Sunday” http://tinyurl.com/66e74g .. through interviewing, which led me bot hunting in SecondLife Mon Oct 20 18:55:47 +0000 2008

Checking out ‘CGe Technologies HQ’ inside SecondLife .. where the birds are singing .. and the bots are beautiful .. Mon Oct 20 12:56:20 +0000 2008

Moved on to “Alien Nation 2.0” Artificial Intelligence center .. looks like a UFO .. talking with a large embalmed brain .. Mon Oct 20 12:46:25 +0000 2008

Now at ‘Netglob Robothosting’ speaking in German with ‘Bill Artificial’ .. Mon Oct 20 12:37:08 +0000 2008

BTW .. I’m already a member of the ‘Chatbot Trainers of SL’ group .. “dedicated to the training and customizing of AIML bots in Second L … Mon Oct 20 12:29:54 +0000 2008

Also visited ‘1A bot’s headquarter’ http://herbee.wordpress.com .. but sltweets was disabled in that space .. Mon Oct 20 12:26:18 +0000 2008

Am bot hunting inside SecondLife .. just teleported into Thoys SL Bot Shop .. Mon Oct 20 12:18:45 +0000 2008

testing www.sltweets.com from inside SecondLife .. Mon Oct 20 12:02:22 +0000 2008

“A simple way of understanding Markov-chains is to view them as a giant table of transitions and frequencies” http://tinyurl.com/5jeuls .. Mon Oct 20 08:54:55 +0000 2008

Great BBC video about this year’s Loebner Prize Turing test at Reading Uni .. “Can robots ‘think’ like humans?” .. http://snipr.com/4hoj3 .. Mon Oct 20 06:29:54 +0000 2008

Welcome @freddiemcmahon of www.decisionality.com to the Twitterverse .. decision tree based mobile app example at http://tinyurl.com/5kuym7 Sun Oct 19 19:38:56 +0000 2008

Finally posted my ‘Project VagaBot’ chatbot manifesto to #Robitron .. the defacto Loebner Prize channel .. http://tinyurl.com/6ks5us .. Sun Oct 19 19:20:55 +0000 2008

Jabberwacky Cleverbot http://cleverbot.com “learns to be clever from real people, and its AI can ‘say’ things you may think inappropriate” Sat Oct 18 23:30:23 +0000 2008

http://ysearchblog.com .. getting local with SearchMonkey .. Yahoo “turning on Citysearch and Zagat SearchMonkey applications for all users” Sat Oct 18 23:21:41 +0000 2008

Now I’m wondering what could be done in virtual worlds wearing an www.emotiv.com headset while surfing on a Wii Balance Board .. ;^) Sat Oct 18 23:12:16 +0000 2008

http://semwebcentral.org .. “Open Source Tools for the Semantic Web” .. Sat Oct 18 22:53:08 +0000 2008

http://wikiprofessional.org “offers you two ways to enter the Concept Web: the Concept Web Navigator and the Wikifier” .. Sat Oct 18 22:46:22 +0000 2008

Checking out Jabberwacky George chatbot at http://tinyurl.com/wz2wx .. nice interface animation .. slow responding .. not direct answers .. Sat Oct 18 22:31:45 +0000 2008

Watching WowWee Robotics Chatterbot video http://chatterbotsonline.com/watch.html .. wondering if could be connected with chatbot online .. Sat Oct 18 21:46:00 +0000 2008

While talking to www.elbot.com @domdingelom lamely asked “what day is it today” .. now that is a bot with a sense of humor ! ;^) Sat Oct 18 21:33:56 +0000 2008

http://yhaken.com is a chatbot apparently built on a Lingubot by elzware.com and partnered with the British creativevirtual.com .. Sat Oct 18 21:11:56 +0000 2008

Another Palin “AI” today at www.goasksarah.com .. either the worst or most realistic .. like palinizer.com palinspeak.com interviewpalin.com Sat Oct 18 20:51:14 +0000 2008

“Bringing Chatbots into Education: Towards Natural Language Negotiation of Open Learner Models” (2006) http://tinyurl.com/6a2ufm [PDF] .. Sat Oct 18 11:54:20 +0000 2008

According to www.virtbert.de .. www.creativevirtual.com “registered Lingubot as a trademark” .. similar to former www.kiwilogic.com Lingubot Sat Oct 18 11:15:38 +0000 2008

Under artificial-solutions.com “Application Examples” is a long list of Elbot’s family including Ikea Anna http://tinyurl.com/5fyn27 .. Sat Oct 18 06:01:14 +0000 2008

artificial-solutions.com the company behind elbot.com is also behind the Austrian tele2.at virtual assistant Lisa http://tinyurl.com/5vk3ga Sat Oct 18 05:53:44 +0000 2008

http://Ikea.com/gb help agent “Ask Anna” for the UK has opt in voice .. Anna for the US does not .. their Aussie Anna is US version not UK Sat Oct 18 04:18:43 +0000 2008

Morgan Quirk @morganquirk has a good idea .. to analyze “chat logs to generate a database of responses that people have used” .. Sat Oct 18 03:59:20 +0000 2008

Just responded on LinkedIn to chatbot question by Fabian de Graaf from the Dutch company Livepresence.net at http://tinyurl.com/6bb2wn .. Sat Oct 18 01:06:53 +0000 2008

“Must have travel Apps for the iPhone and iTouch” http://cli.gs/nLMX1q .. see also NYT “iPhone Travel Apps Guide” http://bit.ly/umoac .. Sat Oct 18 00:36:19 +0000 2008

Freddie McMahon on Windows Live Agents ‘Hello Kitty’ IM chatbot used to market McDonald’s in Hong Kong .. http://tinyurl.com/4xkqs7 .. Sat Oct 18 00:06:10 +0000 2008

“Web 2.0 is about people .. Web 3.0 is about machines acting like people” @socialtopher .. Fri Oct 17 23:39:20 +0000 2008

Scott Beardsley @sbeardsley is developing a “Twitter Bot Destroyer” .. presumably against follow bots or so-called ‘friend adder’ bots .. Fri Oct 17 23:36:50 +0000 2008

Joone – Java Object Oriented Neural Engine .. free “framework to create, train and test artificial neural networks” .. http://jooneworld.com Fri Oct 17 23:27:21 +0000 2008

Another divine chatbot by Ron Ingram .. http://godsbot.org .. one full year $10 .. “Support Christian AI today” .. “Spread the Word” .. Fri Oct 17 23:07:32 +0000 2008

Chat with Ron Ingram’s Buddhabot on your mobile phone for $7.77 a year http://buddhabot.blogspot.com .. move over iGod .. Fri Oct 17 22:38:50 +0000 2008

TextRunner Search http://tinyurl.com/49tdhd .. search the web using triples or transcribed search query .. interesting results for chatbot Fri Oct 17 22:10:51 +0000 2008

DFKI Advanced Tangible Interface Lab researchers using Wii Balance Board to surf Google Earth and virtual worlds http://tinyurl.com/5rqeve Fri Oct 17 22:02:27 +0000 2008

“BooRah REST (REpresentational State Transfer) Restaurant Search API returns a list of restaurants” http://boorah.com/api.html .. Fri Oct 17 21:29:19 +0000 2008

“NeuronDotNet is an open source engine which can be used to build different types of neural networks” http://tinyurl.com/6d3g5a .. Fri Oct 17 20:46:09 +0000 2008

Humorous animated video interview with an ALICE AI chatbot http://tinyurl.com/3vggf4 .. Fri Oct 17 19:57:46 +0000 2008

The Dr. Romulon chatbot is supposed to be an improved version of the original ELIZA ‘robotic psychotherapist’ http://tinyurl.com/6d3e98 .. Fri Oct 17 19:34:16 +0000 2008

Joseph Weizenbaum (1923-2008) creator of original ELIZA chatterbot & his book ‘Computer Power and Human Reason’ http://tinyurl.com/ypjvvc .. Fri Oct 17 19:27:25 +0000 2008

TouchMeme Trips iPhone app .. “brings together different aspects of your itinerary to your finger tips” .. http://touchmeme.com/trips.html Fri Oct 17 10:43:00 +0000 2008

Internet Business Logic .. A Wiki for Business Rules in Open Vocabulary, Executable English http://reengineeringllc.com .. by @adriandwalker Fri Oct 17 10:29:36 +0000 2008

On the recommendation of BotJunkie.com I spent a little bit more time with @amichail ‘s ChatbotGame.com http://tinyurl.com/4fafav .. fun ! Fri Oct 17 10:09:15 +0000 2008

Uh oh .. it does get weirder .. now peeps are twittering about a “teledildonics Turing test” .. Fri Oct 17 09:54:23 +0000 2008

Elbot the bilingual robot speaks German at http://elbot.de .. Fri Oct 17 09:41:17 +0000 2008

Follow the prize winning ‘Elbot the Robot’ blog here http://elbot.blogspot.com .. not a real “roblog” ( http://tinyurl.com/3r73hw ) ?? ;^) Thu Oct 16 18:42:53 +0000 2008

Tried yet another Palin Markov bot at http://palinizer.com .. by @caerbannog .. in addition to www.palinspeak.com and www.interviewpalin.com Thu Oct 16 18:35:44 +0000 2008

Artifitial Intelligence Framework (AI Framework Alpha v0.1.1) http://codeplex.com/artint .. not a GUI for designing neural networks yet .. Thu Oct 16 07:30:03 +0000 2008

Robby Garner’s ( @robitron ) http://TuringHub.com is well worth visiting .. click “Take the Turing test” and try to guess for yourself .. Thu Oct 16 06:39:14 +0000 2008

Interesting “interview” by @neilbaker with Elbot.com .. this year’s Loebner Prize winning machine http://is.gd/435D .. Thu Oct 16 06:09:07 +0000 2008

AquaFold Aqua Data Studio 7.0 updates their database administration tool with new Entity Relationship (ER) Modeler http://tinyurl.com/4asg6l Wed Oct 15 07:31:29 +0000 2008

Apparently both http://voki.com and http://sitepal.com are by www.oddcast.com .. but Voki is free and SitePal costs .. Wed Oct 15 07:21:08 +0000 2008

“Vitro is a general-purpose web-based ontology and instance editor with customizable public browsing” http://vitro.mannlib.cornell.edu .. Wed Oct 15 07:04:01 +0000 2008

@wraptinweb Too true, bad chatterbots live forever on the Internet .. needs to be a directory for *smart* conversational agents/entities .. Wed Oct 15 06:16:12 +0000 2008

Like the @iwish Twitter bot for “I wish” .. the @ihavetogoto Twitterbot retweets anything with “I have to go to” in it .. any others ? Wed Oct 15 06:00:19 +0000 2008

Siri.com “Cognitive Agent that Learns and Organizes” is based on DARPA PAL “Personalized Assistant that Learns” http://tinyurl.com/3vvu9d .. Tue Oct 14 19:27:26 +0000 2008

“Microsoft Bob was a Microsoft software product, released in March 1995” .. “the project was managed by Melinda” http://tinyurl.com/6xarb .. Tue Oct 14 19:07:01 +0000 2008

http://siri.com announces $8.5 million in venture funding for mobile “Cognitive Agent that Learns and Organizes” http://tinyurl.com/3v7hbx Tue Oct 14 12:01:53 +0000 2008

Trying Martin Sondergaard’s ‘Asimov’ chatbot at http://asimovsoftware.com .. Tue Oct 14 11:50:37 +0000 2008

Tim Child of www.intermedialab.co.uk offers a self make character tool and software for rendering and controlling photo-realistic avatars .. Tue Oct 14 11:33:37 +0000 2008

Bob Norris at http://sitechatters.com offers a variety of stock, custom and photo realistic characters for web-based chatbots .. Tue Oct 14 11:20:13 +0000 2008

“Could a bot twitter?” @joevans3 .. there are a number of interactive chatbots on Twitter @Br3ndaBot is a better example by @br3nda .. Tue Oct 14 10:54:15 +0000 2008

Amy AI is a chatbot app for the iPhone and iPod Touch .. “Amy A.I. iPhone App Review” YouTube video http://tinyurl.com/4o6p55 by @AppVee .. Tue Oct 14 10:38:59 +0000 2008

“The theme of INTERSPEECH 2009 is ‘Speech and Intelligence’. The conference will host the 2009 Loebner Prize.” http://interspeech2009.org .. Tue Oct 14 10:06:46 +0000 2008

Like RDFizers, ConverterToRdf is another listing of tools for converting other application data formats into RDF http://tinyurl.com/4y9yqs Mon Oct 13 19:30:08 +0000 2008

Thanks to @dtunkelang for pointing me to http://liketribe.com ( @liketribe ) a learning mobile phone travel virtual agent/virtual assistant Mon Oct 13 19:02:52 +0000 2008

Twitter bots for anonymous posting .. @secrettweet via http://SecretTweet.com & @twittersecret via Google Talk IM to secret @ torgorama.com Mon Oct 13 09:49:17 +0000 2008

YouTube video “Talking to a chat bot” http://tinyurl.com/4xk742 .. example of www.intellichat.com virtual agent .. Mon Oct 13 06:42:16 +0000 2008

Testing some not too bright www.virtualsmartagent.com “virtual agents” .. Mon Oct 13 06:05:54 +0000 2008

http://elbot.com ‘artificial conversational entity’ has come out on top in yesterday’s Loebner Prize Turing test http://tinyurl.com/4ow86r Sun Oct 12 19:24:20 +0000 2008

9th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents – IVA’09 .. Amsterdam 14-16 September 09 .. http://iva09.dfki.de .. Sun Oct 12 19:04:50 +0000 2008

www.scientio.com ‘Burble’ chatbot now available for Facebook http://tinyurl.com/4cay82 .. Sun Oct 12 13:02:37 +0000 2008

Details of i3dnow.com (formerly MetaverseTech) AI products for SecondLife http://tinyurl.com/4a5c8u .. S-Bot, Sparky, Greeter One, Chatbots Sun Oct 12 12:38:44 +0000 2008

“Globsy is a PHP bot framework for the Google Talk network” http://sourceforge.net/projects/globsy .. Sun Oct 12 10:56:57 +0000 2008

“Akonix L7 Builder is an enterprise class IM application development platform” http://tinyurl.com/5xhnh7 .. “help through automated IM bots” Sun Oct 12 10:38:28 +0000 2008

Anothr.com is now iNezha .. “Deliver RSS Feeds To Your IM And Email In Real-Time” .. http://inezha.com .. Sun Oct 12 10:31:01 +0000 2008

“In April 2008, the JBuddy Bot Builder was introduced as an integrated development environment (IDE)” http://tinyurl.com/43nsdu .. Sun Oct 12 10:24:20 +0000 2008

BuddyScript Language Reference .. “describes the BuddyScript scripting language” .. http://tinyurl.com/3gfxnc .. for Windows Live Agents SDK Sun Oct 12 10:02:59 +0000 2008

“An AIM Bot is a screen name that can respond automatically to the IMs it receives” http://dev.aol.com/aim/bots .. Sun Oct 12 09:10:53 +0000 2008

First myyoungfriends.com .. then @violetblue “loving the machine” .. now “Creating Things Out of Love” http://tinyurl.com/48y6hy .. weird ! Sun Oct 12 08:20:17 +0000 2008

@wraptinweb According to LinkedIn http://tinyurl.com/45urq9 MegaHAL originator Jason L Hutchens is in Sydney with interzoneentertainment.com Sun Oct 12 06:01:22 +0000 2008

@f33d is a twitter bot which lets you subscribe to RSS feeds and sends a direct message whenever one of them is updated .. http://f33d.in .. Sun Oct 12 04:39:24 +0000 2008

RDF, XSLT, & the Monkey Make 3 .. “XSLT and RDF–two of the fundamental concepts that power SearchMonkey” .. http://twurl.nl/yk387u .. Sun Oct 12 04:18:23 +0000 2008

Like “Captain Cyborg”, Hugh Loebner founding sponsor of the Loebner Prize Turing test is also a colorful character http://tinyurl.com/4kgd5b Sun Oct 12 04:05:12 +0000 2008

Reading about “Captain Cyborg” aka prof Kevin Warwick, hosting the Loebner Prize Turing test at Reading Uni today http://tinyurl.com/5627vd Sun Oct 12 04:01:21 +0000 2008

@Digitalstudio For the web try Haptek.com PeoplePutty http://tinyurl.com/4hb5gg .. or for SecondLife Thoys’ Bot http://slbot.thoys.nl .. Sun Oct 12 02:46:30 +0000 2008

“JMegaHal – A Java MegaHal AI Conversation Library” http://jibble.org/jmegahal & Jason Hutchens’ original MegaHAL http://tinyurl.com/3zuk9l Sun Oct 12 01:45:34 +0000 2008

“Yotify – My Scouts” .. search agents for everyone .. http://yotify.com .. Sat Oct 11 21:55:48 +0000 2008

Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation .. ACRA 2008, Canberra, Wed 3 to Fri 5 December, 2008 .. http://tinyurl.com/3e8jts .. Sat Oct 11 21:06:19 +0000 2008

Good list of .. Open Source Rule Engines in Java .. http://tinyurl.com/6bv5lq .. Sat Oct 11 13:00:00 +0000 2008

I do know that Conversive verbotsonline.com has had tremendous problems with the Italian loquendo.com TTS .. their backup is cepstral.com .. Sat Oct 11 12:45:46 +0000 2008

Oddcast SSML Demos : Neospeech http://tinyurl.com/4f5plv .. Loquendo http://tinyurl.com/4eo67e .. and AT&T http://tinyurl.com/4ffqlk .. Sat Oct 11 12:34:12 +0000 2008

“Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) is an XML-based markup language for speech synthesis applications” http://tinyurl.com/4ajdnw .. Sat Oct 11 12:25:11 +0000 2008

According to @learnit Oddcast licensed text to speech can’t handle diacritic characters, in this case Czech .. http://tinyurl.com/5z485s .. Sat Oct 11 12:19:15 +0000 2008

Babbling ’bout bots @violetblue .. “loving the machine: open call for interviews” http://tinyurl.com/445apl .. Sat Oct 11 10:56:23 +0000 2008

“Project CyN is the merger of a AIML interpreter used to develop chat bots with the OpenCyc inference engine” http://tinyurl.com/4exq7z .. Sat Oct 11 08:06:52 +0000 2008

Windows Live Agents .. are conversational applications on Windows Live Messenger .. http://agents.live.com .. MS bought Colloquis in 2006 .. Sat Oct 11 07:54:31 +0000 2008

Spent afternoon mapping complicated @infotectravel2 bot processes and upgrading its BotBrainComponent .. http://infotectravel2.blogspot.com Sat Oct 11 06:06:06 +0000 2008

Drove through Sydney CBD last night listening to mobile phone GPS “bot” navigating .. very annoying .. and not best route .. Sat Oct 11 00:16:23 +0000 2008

“Aperture is a Java framework for extracting and querying full-text content and metadata” http://aperture.sourceforge.net .. Fri Oct 10 23:57:19 +0000 2008

“RDFizer project is directory of tools for converting various data formats into RDF” http://tinyurl.com/4opt6m .. Fri Oct 10 23:50:08 +0000 2008

Just reading history of RSS .. seems originated as “RDF Site Summary” .. but became “Really Simple Syndication” after RDF elements removed Fri Oct 10 07:20:30 +0000 2008

“25th International Conference on Machine Learning” (ICML’08 – Helsinki) video lectures available http://tinyurl.com/5fjoxn .. Fri Oct 10 06:08:29 +0000 2008

http://spark.apexlab.org is a prototype system for translating keyword queries into SPARQL .. http://tinyurl.com/3qm4mo .. Thu Oct 09 19:42:30 +0000 2008

According to adult industry news myyoungfriends.com has announced a seriously twisted chatbot application http://tinyurl.com/4d8go4 .. Thu Oct 09 19:16:07 +0000 2008

“Trying to use the Semantic Web without SPARQL is like trying to use a relational database without SQL” TimBL http://tinyurl.com/3tkmqy .. Thu Oct 09 06:28:15 +0000 2008

Checking out http://labs.hakia.com Dialogue Algorithm .. “vision is to convert the search engine’s role into a computerized assistant” .. Thu Oct 09 06:13:03 +0000 2008

“SmartWeb: Mobile Broadband Access to the Semantic Web” www.smartweb-projekt.de .. follow-up project to www.smartkom.org (1999-2003) .. Wed Oct 08 19:19:38 +0000 2008

“Longwell is a web-based RDF-powered highly-configurable faceted browser” http://tinyurl.com/449efn .. build web site from data in minutes Wed Oct 08 18:54:58 +0000 2008

Gaurav Prasad ( @gp2you ), CTO of www.alabot.com , has posted a slideshare about the “Alabot Travel” GTalk bot http://tinyurl.com/3ljln2 .. Wed Oct 08 11:39:18 +0000 2008

“Jena2 inference subsystem is designed to allow a range of inference engines or reasoners to be plugged into Jena” http://tinyurl.com/5l68gm Wed Oct 08 11:15:49 +0000 2008

*inference* refers the process of deriving additional information .. *reasoner* refers to a specific code object that performs this .. Wed Oct 08 11:03:54 +0000 2008

“LIBSVM — A Library for Support Vector Machines” http://tinyurl.com/sxnse .. an easy script (easy.py) for users who know NOTHING about svm Wed Oct 08 10:47:57 +0000 2008

“From n-gram to skipgram to concgram” http://tinyurl.com/4hl3ow .. fully automated search that reveals all of the word association patterns Wed Oct 08 08:05:50 +0000 2008

“LSA-Bot is a new, powerful kind of Chat-bot incentred on Latent Semantic Analisys” http://lsabot.sourceforge.net .. circa 2005 .. Wed Oct 08 07:41:39 +0000 2008

Semantic Vectors Package .. uses a Random Projection algorithm .. similar to Latent Semantic Analysis .. http://tinyurl.com/5khvo7 .. Wed Oct 08 07:11:30 +0000 2008

Had epiphany today .. realized the difference between latent semantic *analysis* (step one) and latent semantic *indexing* (step two) .. 🙂 Wed Oct 08 06:10:16 +0000 2008

The ALICE AI Foundation Directory of Bots on the Web www.alicebot.org/directory.html .. Tue Oct 07 19:18:27 +0000 2008

The Chatterbox Challenge AI Chatbots Directory www.chatterboxchallenge.com/bots_dir.php .. Tue Oct 07 19:15:11 +0000 2008

RoboMatic X1 is a voice interactive desktop “Operating System Assistant” that helps with Windows XP operations http://tinyurl.com/4f25et .. Tue Oct 07 19:09:11 +0000 2008

“ORANGE: Inter-active Machine Learning Data Mining components” www.ailab.si/orange .. Tue Oct 07 18:50:42 +0000 2008

SPARQL Inferencing Notation .. “SPIN provides an RDF Schema that can be used to store SPARQL queries as RDF triples” http://spinrdf.org .. Tue Oct 07 18:27:57 +0000 2008

“An Introduction to Thought Networking” by Peter Sweeney http://tinyurl.com/475ebg .. seems ‘thought network’ also applies well to Twitter Tue Oct 07 13:11:06 +0000 2008

Windows Live Messenger translation bot available http://tinyurl.com/67p7hx plus More Google Talk translation bots http://tinyurl.com/4e73tg Tue Oct 07 12:34:29 +0000 2008

Sherman Monroe’s Monrai.com Cypher Web Service Demo and API Instructions can be found at http://tinyurl.com/4oandf .. Tue Oct 07 09:51:27 +0000 2008

Reading about @sdmonroe ‘s “Transcography” & Cypher transcoder .. converts plain language into RDF triples and SPARQL queries www.monrai.com Tue Oct 07 09:42:51 +0000 2008

AgentLand.com has a nice “Meet the botmasters” section with interviews of numerous Chatterbox Challenge botmasters http://tinyurl.com/53so4p Tue Oct 07 09:14:26 +0000 2008

It seems www.artificial-solutions.com offers a hybrid customer service solution with chatbot and email processor sharing a knowledgebase .. Tue Oct 07 09:06:24 +0000 2008

Finding http://vyew.com seriously easy for screen sharing during skype confs .. Tue Oct 07 08:37:16 +0000 2008

“JTextPro: A Java-based Text Processing Toolkit” http://jtextpro.sourceforge.net .. for Sentence boundary detection & Word tokenization .. Mon Oct 06 14:15:33 +0000 2008

“CRFChunker: A Java-based Conditional Random Fields Phrase Chunker (Phrase Chunking Tool)” http://crfchunker.sourceforge.net .. Mon Oct 06 14:09:10 +0000 2008

YamCha is an open source text chunker .. using a machine learning algorithm called Support Vector Machines http://tinyurl.com/4soqy6 .. Mon Oct 06 14:04:37 +0000 2008

“LingPipe is a suite of Java libraries for the linguistic analysis of human language” http://alias-i.com/lingpipe .. Mon Oct 06 13:57:34 +0000 2008

SPARQL-ML Project http://tinyurl.com/5g78wx .. combines “data mining models in SPARQL” with “statistical relational learning methods” .. Mon Oct 06 13:47:39 +0000 2008

Leo Laporte ( @leolaporte ) “fan bot” or chatbot for fans at http://leovil.com .. is running a Forum AI ( http://8pla.net ) prototype .. Mon Oct 06 13:21:04 +0000 2008

The Kybots are coming .. Knowledge Yielding roBots for the ENVIRONMENT .. http://tinyurl.com/4n73yj .. Mon Oct 06 12:40:03 +0000 2008

“Global WordNet Association (GWA) builds on the results of Princeton WordNet and EuroWordNet” http://globalwordnet.org .. Mon Oct 06 12:23:18 +0000 2008

Perusing Marcus P. Zillman’s http://chatterbots.info “ChatterBots Subject Tracer” extensive listing of links, a number I hadn’t seen yet .. Mon Oct 06 12:17:51 +0000 2008

Re-visited Square Bear’s Mitsuku Chatbot http://mitsuku.com .. “An artificial lifeform living on the net” .. circa 2006 .. Mon Oct 06 11:46:10 +0000 2008

Wikipedia on “Forward chaining” http://tinyurl.com/5nopap .. and “Backward chaining” http://tinyurl.com/64tkd8 .. in inference engines .. Mon Oct 06 10:57:52 +0000 2008

“Inferencing with RDF and Notation3 for beginners” by Guido Naudts .. http://tinyurl.com/4hxdvo .. N3 at Wikipedia http://tinyurl.com/3f7elt Mon Oct 06 10:49:06 +0000 2008

ER/Studio .. data modeling tool for designing and understanding databases .. now offers XML Schema generation .. http://tinyurl.com/3f5tt8 Mon Oct 06 08:05:31 +0000 2008

“Currently Alive Endpoints returning SPARQL-results as XML” http://tinyurl.com/4q7cua .. Mon Oct 06 07:38:14 +0000 2008

“deep semantic search service that dynamically builds guides for over 30,000 different city destinations” http://blog.offbeatguides.com .. Mon Oct 06 02:13:02 +0000 2008

@yafd made a little software agent plugin for my personal SemanticTwitterReader .. problem = single words in but multiple word phrases out ? Mon Oct 06 00:52:24 +0000 2008

Thanks to @opencalais for clarifying semanticproxy.com relation to Calais and explaining their shared semantics http://tinyurl.com/4yxju3 .. Mon Oct 06 00:44:19 +0000 2008

Wow .. just successfully converted a VKB (XML) knowledgebase into XLS for collaborative editing via docs.google.com using http://forgram.com Mon Oct 06 00:16:44 +0000 2008

“JACK is a mature, cross-platform environment for building, running and integrating commercial-grade multi-agent systems” agent-software.com Sun Oct 05 14:24:53 +0000 2008

“Agent Factory Framework provides tools for the fabrication and deployment of intentional software agents” www.agentfactory.com .. like JADE Sun Oct 05 14:05:31 +0000 2008

Reading about lexical analyzers aka lexers .. http://flex.sourceforge.net .. http://jflex.sourceforge.net/ .. http://quex.sourceforge.net .. Sun Oct 05 12:56:31 +0000 2008

“ANNIS – a Linguistic Database for Exploring Information Structure” http://tinyurl.com/4uzg9c .. Sun Oct 05 12:40:25 +0000 2008

www.exmaralda.org is a system of concepts, data formats and tools for the computer assisted transcription and annotation of spoken language Sun Oct 05 12:34:04 +0000 2008

“WordFreak is a java-based linguistic annotation tool designed to support human, and automatic annotation” http://tinyurl.com/4v5ppv .. Sun Oct 05 12:23:33 +0000 2008

http://taggalaxy.de .. seems to be one popular example of what can be done with web semantics .. a “3D” navigator of the Flickr “folksonomy” Sun Oct 05 11:41:51 +0000 2008

What is *Adaptive* Latent Semantic Analysis ? “in a network, adaptability allows the network to function despite changes in the environment” Sun Oct 05 08:35:00 +0000 2008

SenseClusters Web Interface http://tinyurl.com/3tdf3q ~ Cluster contexts and words based on contextual similarity ~ Latent semantic analysis Sun Oct 05 08:26:05 +0000 2008

Perusing this year’s Loebner prize contenders .. including www.elbot.com .. www.princetonai.com/bot .. and www.be9.net/BJ .. among others .. Sun Oct 05 05:13:41 +0000 2008

More about the Markov Chain .. from “Mark V. Shaney” http://yisongyue.com/shaney .. Sun Oct 05 05:05:22 +0000 2008

@amichail I see, like a “Virtual Assistant” => http://tinyurl.com/45j2fc .. Do you know any chatbots that receive and index email? Sun Oct 05 04:51:04 +0000 2008

@amichail seems like a good idea to email rules into a chatbot .. http://virsona.com has faux email knowledgebase .. @drwallace using wiki Sun Oct 05 04:21:35 +0000 2008

Levi’s going the way of Nokia using Oddcast technology http://unbuttonyourbeast.com .. Oddcast also expanding from chatbots to AvatarSpace Sun Oct 05 04:09:51 +0000 2008

“I think I am going as the semantic web for halloween….don’t quite know what that looks like yet. But I know it’s scary.” @ozone567 .. Sun Oct 05 03:24:39 +0000 2008

Checking out the Unype Chatbot http://unype.com .. not a bad little bot for what it is, knows about AIML, Dr Wallace and Alan Turing .. ;^) Sun Oct 05 02:49:17 +0000 2008

Finally tested the n-gram Markov model chatbot at http://palinspeak.com .. and also novel bot application at http://interviewpalin.com .. Sun Oct 05 02:22:12 +0000 2008

Interesting critique of the ‘Semantic Web’ (uppercase) by Sean B. Palmer “Ditching the Semantic Web?” http://tinyurl.com/ywm2jj .. Sun Oct 05 01:54:32 +0000 2008

Reading about Dirk Jan Dokman’s “Virtual Assistant” chatbots http://tinyurl.com/4ao8xb .. Wikipedia different view http://tinyurl.com/5po6oo Sun Oct 05 00:03:02 +0000 2008

http://neologism.deri.ie .. “is a simple web-based RDF Schema vocabulary editor and publishing system” .. currently in alpha .. Sat Oct 04 23:26:36 +0000 2008

After some hours of headache I’ve been able to build a truly semantic web app, thanks to John Watson’s http://words.bighugelabs.com/api.php Sat Oct 04 12:50:45 +0000 2008

Reading @jamet123 ‘s blog post “First Look – InRule Technology” http://tinyurl.com/4e98tw .. www.inrule.com “Premier Rule Engine for .NET” Sat Oct 04 09:04:33 +0000 2008

Chatting with “Jeeney AI” http://jeeney.com .. one of the few chatbots with its own Facebook app http://tinyurl.com/3grtdy .. Sat Oct 04 08:15:29 +0000 2008

http://semanticbot1.blogspot.com is a “Twitter-powered” Roblog .. Sat Oct 04 07:57:41 +0000 2008

“Roblog is a neologism for a blog written by a robot with no human intervention” http://tinyurl.com/3r73hw .. Sat Oct 04 07:53:54 +0000 2008

Calais Marmoset http://opencalais.com/Crawler .. Calais Microformats Injector allows you to attach Microformats data into dynamic Web pages Sat Oct 04 07:38:29 +0000 2008

Bottom Up vs Top Down Semantic Web http://tinyurl.com/4h76pu .. Bottom Up = embedding meta-data .. Top down = analyzing existing information Sat Oct 04 07:21:09 +0000 2008

@iand ‘s “Moriarty is a simple PHP library for accessing the Talis Platform” http://tinyurl.com/4my2l7 plus Paget http://tinyurl.com/4twmzg Sat Oct 04 07:13:35 +0000 2008

Ola Bini’s full set of ELIZA rules in Ruby http://tinyurl.com/6n4nsd .. ELIZA on Wikipedia http://tinyurl.com/znlug .. Sat Oct 04 07:02:01 +0000 2008

About Twitterbots (Twitter bots) : http://twitter.pbwiki.com/Bots .. http://twitterbotting.com .. http://retweet.com .. http://tweetbots.com Sat Oct 04 06:39:37 +0000 2008

Interfacing Prolog and AIML is covered in @drwallace ‘s book “The Elements of AIML Style”, included with membership in http://alicebot.org Sat Oct 04 06:23:30 +0000 2008

John Fisher has a detailed “Prolog Tutorial” online http://tinyurl.com/524stl .. read Wikipedia on Prolog first http://tinyurl.com/yf3wx5 .. Sat Oct 04 06:06:50 +0000 2008

Checking “The Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence” http://singinst.org .. and “The Cyc Foundation” http://cycfoundation.org .. Sat Oct 04 05:47:59 +0000 2008

I must say one of the most interesting @SemanticBot features is the near realtime semantic “folksonomy” tagging coming off delicious.com .. Sat Oct 04 04:39:26 +0000 2008

Nice, simple video explanation of RDFa Basics by Firefox Fuzzbot developer Manu Sporny http://tinyurl.com/yqs2ax .. Sat Oct 04 04:32:43 +0000 2008

http://fipa.org .. Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents is the standards organization for intelligent agents and multi-agent systems Sat Oct 04 04:04:00 +0000 2008

“Java Agent DEvelopment Framework, or JADE, is a software framework for multi-agent systems” http://jade.tilab.com .. Sat Oct 04 03:58:57 +0000 2008

“A multi-agent system (MAS) is a system composed of multiple interacting intelligent agents” http://tinyurl.com/6k8sb5 .. Sat Oct 04 03:54:29 +0000 2008

@peter3125 Don’t know about conversive.com commercial products, but ALICE Superbot stimulus-response system should meet 99% of chat needs .. Sat Oct 04 03:22:42 +0000 2008

What I would expect from Open Calais is to provide me with *useful* terms and relations not already contained in the original web feed .. Sat Oct 04 03:02:55 +0000 2008

Frankly, for the purpose of analyzing my entire Twitter timeline feed, Yahoo! Term Extraction does the trick, and Open Calais is not useful Sat Oct 04 03:00:08 +0000 2008

Open Calais can’t handle anywhere near the web feed throughput of Yahoo! Term Extraction, BUT does seem to also analyze the linked original Sat Oct 04 02:54:16 +0000 2008

Neither Yahoo! Term Extraction nor Open Calais seem to return any actually useful terms not already contained in the original web feed .. Sat Oct 04 02:50:42 +0000 2008

Have converted @SemanticBot source identifiers into hashtag channels .. best viewed on Twitter Search http://tinyurl.com/3q4k4w .. Sat Oct 04 02:10:58 +0000 2008

Thanks to Jon Kagstrom for mentioning Project VagaBot in his recent blog post “Bug fix and a single chat bot” http://blog.uclassify.com ;^) Sat Oct 04 01:16:07 +0000 2008

Have connected my own entire Twitter timeline app to both Yahoo! Term Extraction and Open Calais for side by side comparison and analysis .. Sat Oct 04 00:53:45 +0000 2008

“Web 3.0 is an era in which we will upgrade the back-end of the Web” @novaspivack .. Fri Oct 03 12:55:02 +0000 2008

Just canceled my mendicott at igc.org email address after 20 years… due to cost cutting…. Fri Oct 03 12:19:19 +0000 2008

http://uclassify.com “is a free web service where you can easily create your own text classifiers” .. Fri Oct 03 10:05:10 +0000 2008

http://ontolog.cim3.net .. “Community of Practice on Ontology, Ontological Engineering and Semantic Technology” .. Fri Oct 03 09:52:37 +0000 2008

“Overview of all chatbots (chatterbots, virtual agents, virtual employees) in the World (still populating)” http://chatbots.org .. Fri Oct 03 09:14:14 +0000 2008

“Annotation and Authoring for the Semantic Web” .. Annotation Tools .. http://tinyurl.com/4j4n52 .. drill down on each for explanations .. Fri Oct 03 09:00:21 +0000 2008

Checked out Mrs. Butterworth the ChatBot on personalityforge.com http://tinyurl.com/4ypopa .. “Loves talking about random things” .. Fri Oct 03 08:03:31 +0000 2008

Checking out @wraptinweb ‘s WiredRoo BotPage “Bottrial” http://tinyurl.com/4q9rfo .. “The AI Module” doesn’t seem to be working just now .. Fri Oct 03 07:52:05 +0000 2008

“Dave Beckett’s ( @dajobe ) Resource Description Framework (RDF) Resource Guide: RDF Editors and Tools” http://tinyurl.com/3vr36j .. Thu Oct 02 13:21:46 +0000 2008

Basically Yahoo Search BOSS is free customizable XML feed of Yahoo Search .. Google is selling Custom Search Engine feeds for $100+ per year Thu Oct 02 11:37:44 +0000 2008

Tried hush-hush Ai-Dealer AIML Editor http://tinyurl.com/47e7yo prefer GaitoBot AIML editor & tried various XML editors love www.textpad.com Thu Oct 02 11:20:33 +0000 2008

First time I have come across this .. “An AIML creation tool by Grant Dryden” http://makeaiml.aihub.org .. like http://aiml.harrybailey.com Thu Oct 02 10:55:46 +0000 2008

Loebner Prize for Artificial Intelligence http://loebnerprize.org Oct 2008 & Chatterbox Challenge http://chatterboxchallenge.com Mar 2009 .. Thu Oct 02 10:31:10 +0000 2008

Once upon a time there was a beautiful girl bot .. She saved the world .. Her name was .. allythechatbot .. http://tinyurl.com/4o5y4j .. Thu Oct 02 10:07:34 +0000 2008

TEMIS unveils a .. annotator with ‘Luxid for Sentiment Analysis’ that identifies tonality, satisfaction and expectations .. www.temis.com .. Thu Oct 02 09:41:49 +0000 2008

Made my own app to overcome the current TweetDumpr 250 tweet limit .. scrapes my entire Twitter timeline to RSS then simply save text to CSV Thu Oct 02 08:53:08 +0000 2008

http://bradkellett.com/tweetdumpr .. export your [last 250 tweets] to a CSV file, readable by any spreadsheet application .. Thu Oct 02 07:52:36 +0000 2008

There is a good listing of commercial products for the Semantic Web on the ESW Wiki at http://esw.w3.org/topic/CommercialProducts .. Wed Oct 01 20:06:23 +0000 2008

Looking at TopBraid Suite, including Composer, Live, and Ensemble, enterprise-class Semantic Web development platform http://topquadrant.com Wed Oct 01 19:39:59 +0000 2008

Found myself chatting with the iGod chatbot again .. http://tinyurl.com/8lc3e .. “repenting made easy” .. Wed Oct 01 11:21:29 +0000 2008

Jim Pick @jimpick has got an interesting new site at http://rdfvancouver.org “a list of triples about Vancouver” .. Wed Oct 01 10:29:13 +0000 2008

http://screencast-o-matic.com “is the free and easy way to create a video recording of your screen” .. Wed Oct 01 10:13:47 +0000 2008

Looking at MindRaider http://mindraider.sourceforge.net .. Gnowsis http://www.gnowsis.org .. and Nepomuk http://nepomuk.semanticdesktop.org Wed Oct 01 10:00:05 +0000 2008

Reading about Google Director of Research Peter Norvig’s textbook, “Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach” http://aima.cs.berkeley.edu Wed Oct 01 08:52:00 +0000 2008

Re-visiting Bruce Wilcox’s recent critique of Artificial Intelligence Markup Language, “Beyond AIML: Chatbots 102” http://tinyurl.com/4b6ln8 Wed Oct 01 07:56:40 +0000 2008

Trying to make heads or tails out of SNORQL query explorer http://tinyurl.com/4xfbxr .. and iSPARQL query tool http://tinyurl.com/4yf58o .. Tue Sep 30 20:27:20 +0000 2008

Berlin SPARQL Benchmark Results for Virtuoso, Sesame, Jena TDB, and D2R Server .. http://tinyurl.com/6x948v .. Tue Sep 30 12:24:13 +0000 2008

“Semantic Museum, the future of cultural heritage management” .. http://semuse.org .. Tue Sep 30 11:45:14 +0000 2008

http://inference-web.org “is a Semantic Web based knowledge provenance infrastructure that supports interoperable explanations .. for trust” Tue Sep 30 11:37:17 +0000 2008

Chimaera was built on Ontolingua .. “supports users in creating and maintaining distributed ontologies on the web” http://tinyurl.com/3h9yut Tue Sep 30 11:29:59 +0000 2008

“Ontology Development 101: A Guide to Creating Your First Ontology” http://tinyurl.com/ltd5k .. Tue Sep 30 11:23:30 +0000 2008

“The new Protégé Wiki uses Semantic MediaWiki .. adding semantic annotations to wiki articles” http://protegewiki.stanford.edu .. Tue Sep 30 11:16:55 +0000 2008

“Ontolingua provides a distributed collaborative environment to browse, create, edit, modify, and use ontologies” http://tinyurl.com/lx5on Tue Sep 30 11:05:59 +0000 2008

Lucas Newman @lllucas wants someone to write a twitter app that uses latent semantic analysis of his tweets to find tweets that interest him Tue Sep 30 10:22:16 +0000 2008

“term extraction” or “entity extraction” http://tinyurl.com/5bt937 _ is there a difference _ Extraction Techniques http://tinyurl.com/5bkp6f Tue Sep 30 09:41:37 +0000 2008

@aninanet .. check this out => http://tinyurl.com/3prp8y .. ;^) Tue Sep 30 07:08:25 +0000 2008

Today’s new concepts .. Artificial Consciousness (AC) http://tinyurl.com/35jsyw .. and Cognitive Robotics (CR) http://tinyurl.com/4p4ooo .. Mon Sep 29 20:14:59 +0000 2008

I love waking up to interesting new followers .. welcoming Neil Roseman @neilr and his http://evri.com @evri .. Mon Sep 29 19:33:57 +0000 2008

“SWUI explores the issues and challenges faced by users accessing and interacting with the Semantic Web” .. http://swui.webscience.org .. Mon Sep 29 12:01:34 +0000 2008

Perusing Wikipedia List_of_Chatterbots http://tinyurl.com/4bf533 .. seems a bit chaotic .. lists “IM Chatterbots” .. but not Irc_bot .. Mon Sep 29 11:48:49 +0000 2008

Re-visiting Tom Joyce’s “first phpBB3 Forum AI (Artificial Intelligence) in the world” http://8pla.net .. like IM or IRC bot but for forums Mon Sep 29 11:29:02 +0000 2008

How many people are using Twitter? Forbes: “one million-plus users” .. PRWeek: “number of users has surged past 2 million” .. September 2008 Mon Sep 29 10:37:04 +0000 2008

What is the taxonomy of the semantic web ?? Mon Sep 29 10:14:27 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. so what exactly is the *relation*ship of Natural Language Processing to the Semantic Web .. or language to meaning .. semantics .. Mon Sep 29 10:10:08 +0000 2008

What I wish Open Calais could do is relatively accurately identify two feed items are same when worded differently .. would be v. practical Sun Sep 28 20:22:21 +0000 2008

Comparing Open Calais with Yahoo! Term Extraction side by side, not clear to me that Calais is more intelligent & can’t handle = throughput Sun Sep 28 20:20:09 +0000 2008

Sick of http://google.com/cse blocking http://dapper.net .. moving to Yahoo! Search BOSS http://developer.yahoo.com/search/boss .. Sun Sep 28 11:36:53 +0000 2008

“semantic wikis are trying to make it easy for people to add semantics to unstructured data” @garethj .. Sat Sep 27 23:04:53 +0000 2008

Welcome @aninanet ! To quote @_p_j , “Twitter is a neural network, it’s like Borg Beta, it wants your brain, badly. Resistance is futile” .. Sat Sep 27 22:39:23 +0000 2008

Used ccleaner.com on C drive .. broke Google Chrome and landed in uninstall hell .. uninstall Gears 1st then Chrome then delete residuals .. Sat Sep 27 07:23:19 +0000 2008

“Simal uses the Description of a Project (DOAP) schema to collect, store and present data about projects” .. http://simal.oss-watch.ac.uk .. Sat Sep 27 04:15:42 +0000 2008

“The GeoNames Ontology makes it possible to add geospatial semantic information to the Word Wide Web” http://geonames.org/ontology .. Sat Sep 27 04:02:39 +0000 2008

“WikiXMLDB provides a way of querying Wikipedia with XQuery” .. http://wikixmldb.dyndns.org .. Sat Sep 27 03:51:27 +0000 2008

“a repository of modules (think LEGO bricks) for multi-functional, broad AI systems” .. modularized and pluggable .. http://mindmakers.org Sat Sep 27 01:12:23 +0000 2008

At AgentAbuse.org, Madama Lucrezia chatbot discusses .. “the darker side of human-computer interaction” .. http://agentabuse.org/talk.htm .. Sat Sep 27 00:20:55 +0000 2008

“Weka is a collection of machine learning algorithms for data mining tasks” in Java .. http://tinyurl.com/2mgkmj .. open source .. Fri Sep 26 23:46:49 +0000 2008

Chatbots from bad to worse .. first dadorac.com .. now InsultChatbot http://tinyurl.com/4hjy53 .. “rude language and all around bigotry” .. Fri Sep 26 23:40:50 +0000 2008

“You can notify this service that you created/updated a RDF document on your web site” .. http://pingthesemanticweb.com Fri Sep 26 23:28:04 +0000 2008

JWNL is a Java API for accessing the WordNet relational dictionary, used for developing NLP applications .. http://jwordnet.sourceforge.net Fri Sep 26 22:51:31 +0000 2008

Rollo Carpenter’s company http://icogno.com is behind the relatively well known http://jabberwacky.com chatbot .. Fri Sep 26 12:38:43 +0000 2008

“The YAGO ontology is based on data from Wikipedia and WordNet” .. http://mpi-inf.mpg.de/~suchanek/yago .. Fri Sep 26 12:20:50 +0000 2008

Reading about the Australian-originated Emotiv.com EPOC neuroheadset http://tinyurl.com/4ausgh .. Fri Sep 26 11:23:38 +0000 2008

Visual “map” of the semantic web as of September 2008 .. http://bit.ly/1TPtna .. Fri Sep 26 11:00:56 +0000 2008

“PyWordNet is a Python interface to the WordNet database of word meanings and lexical relationships” .. http://pywordnet.sourceforge.net .. Fri Sep 26 10:55:29 +0000 2008

experimental service that makes the Library of Congress Subject Headings available as linked-data using the SKOS vocabulary http://lcsh.info Fri Sep 26 10:46:02 +0000 2008

Watched http://youtube.com/user/dadorac adult chatbot video .. chatted with http://dadorac.com .. heard podcasts http://dadorac.blogspot.com Fri Sep 26 10:29:53 +0000 2008

Ontology matching .. finds correspondences between semantically related entities of the ontologies .. http://ontologymatching.org .. Fri Sep 26 10:09:06 +0000 2008

“Semantic Turkey is a free open-source platform for Semantic Bookmarking and Ontology Development” .. http://semanticturkey.uniroma2.it .. Fri Sep 26 10:03:46 +0000 2008

What is an Ontology? .. “Short answer: An ontology is a specification of a conceptualization” .. http://tinyurl.com/6ewyx .. Fri Sep 26 09:51:50 +0000 2008

Installed Greasemonkey for Chrome http://greasemetal.31tools.com .. then @Lt_Draper ‘s “Twittering Smarter” script http://tinyurl.com/6g9fj5 Fri Sep 26 09:35:57 +0000 2008

Trying to figure out what @progrium ‘s @tdo .. “web hook powered programmable Twitter bot” .. is and how it works .. http://webhooks.org .. Thu Sep 25 20:16:32 +0000 2008

Web application to manage controlled vocabularies, taxonomies and thesaurus developed in PHP and MySql .. TemaTres http://tinyurl.com/45v4hc Thu Sep 25 19:51:45 +0000 2008

Invited to AussieTUB { @STUB } tonight at http://pontoonbar.com by @freygan .. so have to go now .. ;^) Thu Sep 25 07:06:06 +0000 2008

Cool NYT iPhone Travel Apps Guide http://bit.ly/umoac .. annotated slideshow ~ click arrows .. Wed Sep 24 20:34:29 +0000 2008

Interesting integration of Calais Web Service into the Drupal platform .. http://drupal.org/project/opencalais .. Wed Sep 24 11:41:55 +0000 2008

7th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2008) Oct 26-30 Karlsruhe : Dynamic Ontology Evolution in Open Environments http://is.gd/2WRF Wed Sep 24 09:52:08 +0000 2008

“Feed raw English text in .. and the output will be a semantic interpretation of that text” .. MontyLingua3 .. http://tinyurl. … Wed Sep 24 09:37:00 +0000 2008

http://co-ode.org “project aims to build authoring tools and infrastructure that make ontology engineering easier’ .. Tue Sep 23 20:29:59 +0000 2008

“OpenNLP is an organizational center for open source projects related to natural language processing” .. http://opennlp.sourceforge.net .. Tue Sep 23 12:46:35 +0000 2008

Calais http://semanticproxy.com “translates the content of any URL on the web to its semantic representation in RDF, HTML or Microformats” Tue Sep 23 11:39:05 +0000 2008

Checking University of Colorado SemLink Unified Verb Index .. including PropBank, VerbNet, FrameNet and WordNet .. http://verbs.colorado.edu Tue Sep 23 10:49:28 +0000 2008

“Freebase.com is powered by a tuple store called graphd” .. ‘A Brief Tour of Graphd’ by Scott Meyer .. http://tinyurl.com/68o26z .. Mon Sep 22 19:43:44 +0000 2008

Playing with Calais Web Service API http://opencalais.com/tools .. seems to consistently think Twitter is “Technology – cellular telephone” Mon Sep 22 12:32:27 +0000 2008

Simon Laven has a nice ‘taxonomy’ of chatbots under his “Chatterbot Central” http://simonlaven.com .. Mon Sep 22 11:43:19 +0000 2008

Yum .. “Semantic Web Dog Food Corpus” (aka Semantic Web Conference Corpus) http://srvgal67.deri.ie .. beats http://semanticexchange.com .. Mon Sep 22 11:05:07 +0000 2008

Re-visiting @DavidDecraene ‘s .. “semantic web experiment with a focus on Ontology Visualisation and Querying” .. http://ontologyonline.org Mon Sep 22 10:11:34 +0000 2008

AISB 2008 Symposium on the Turing Test .. University of Reading, Whiteknights, UK .. 12th October, 2008 .. http://tinyurl.com/4xjocm .. Sun Sep 21 20:28:16 +0000 2008

Like jessrules.com .. http://jboss.org/drools is a forward chaining inference based rules engine or more correctly a production rule system Sun Sep 21 20:14:52 +0000 2008

“semantic knowledgebases like Cyc and WordNet are carefully handcrafted, ConceptNet is generated automatically” http://tinyurl.com/4e9sn .. Sun Sep 21 19:29:56 +0000 2008

Jess is a rule engine and scripting environment written entirely in Java .. one of the fastest rule engines .. http://jessrules.com .. Sun Sep 21 10:10:43 +0000 2008

Snoggle is a graphical, SWRL-based ontology mapper to assist in the task of OWL ontology alignment http://snoggle.projects.semwebcentral.org Sun Sep 21 02:54:58 +0000 2008

RapidMiner .. “is an environment for machine learning and data mining” .. http://rapid-i.com .. Sun Sep 21 02:17:36 +0000 2008

Sheesh .. “Culturally-Aware Information Technology” http://tinyurl.com/4sevkg .. is another step beyond even Universal Networking Language Sun Sep 21 02:07:11 +0000 2008

Brainwave’s Poseidon database .. instead of tables and columns .. stores data via ‘memes’ and ‘links’ .. http://tinyurl.com/4cygsk .. Sun Sep 21 01:40:37 +0000 2008

Re-faceted my SemanticTwitterReader system of aggregated Twitter output bots and cut out the dross by a third .. better surfing now .. ;^) Sun Sep 21 01:31:31 +0000 2008

“ontologies in Protégé 4 can’t be queried by SPARQL because their are represented by a native OWL 2 format instead of RDF” @gpian .. Sun Sep 21 01:09:56 +0000 2008

“RuleML covers the entire rule spectrum, from derivation rules to transformation rules to reaction rules” http://ruleml.org .. Sun Sep 21 00:59:20 +0000 2008

“eeggi (engineered, encyclopedic, global and grammatical identities) is the world’s first Information engine” http://eeggi.com .. priv Beta Sun Sep 21 00:07:37 +0000 2008

Reading “Programming a Chat Bot to Understand a Sentence” by Gary J. Shannon (Started Sept. 17, 2008) http://tinyurl.com/4cle2s .. Sat Sep 20 23:55:19 +0000 2008

“Twitter Fan Wiki / Bots” http://twitter.pbwiki.com/Bots .. is coming closer to a taxonomy of Twitter bots (Twitterbots) .. Sat Sep 20 23:31:10 +0000 2008

“dynamic ontology – considered by some to be the holy grail of web-scale machine learning” @searchmeinc ~ mapping all URLs to all categories Sat Sep 20 22:38:43 +0000 2008

Wondering how this “dynamic ontology” works that the http://palantirtech.com spookware peeps are crowing about ?? Sat Sep 20 22:19:24 +0000 2008

DL Reasoners .. Semantic Reasoners .. Inference Engines http://tinyurl.com/4r7qnq .. Rule Engines http://tinyurl.com/4aqo7a .. ? ? ? ? Sat Sep 20 21:57:19 +0000 2008

kaon.semanticweb.org seems to have been superseded by http://kaon2.semanticweb.org .. completely new system based on OWL-DL and Frame Logic Sat Sep 20 21:39:46 +0000 2008

Intellidimension Semantics.SDK Libraries is the most comprehensive RDF API created for the Microsoft.NET Framework http://tinyurl.com/4brxat Sat Sep 20 21:28:11 +0000 2008

“Zebra is a high-performance, general-purpose structured text indexing and retrieval engine” .. http://indexdata.dk/zebra .. Sat Sep 20 12:19:45 +0000 2008

“An ontology is a structured set of terms and concepts underpinning the meaning of a subject area” .. http://tinyurl.com/42jrwt .. Sat Sep 20 12:07:49 +0000 2008

“Universal Networking Language Project is an attempt to build a knowledge-based translation system” .. http://tinyurl.com/3ez8u8 .. Sat Sep 20 12:06:43 +0000 2008

Choco is a java library for constraint satisfaction problems http://choco-solver.net (aka rules engine) see also http://jopt.sourceforge.net Sat Sep 20 11:49:03 +0000 2008

Words in XML .. Grammar in RDF (scheme) and OWL .. Rules in SWRL .. Search with SPARQL .. http://tinyurl.com/5qm85q .. Sat Sep 20 11:24:15 +0000 2008

“KAON is an open-source ontology management infrastructure targeted for business applications” .. http://kaon.semanticweb.org .. Sat Sep 20 08:55:51 +0000 2008

“Cognition powers engines like the LexisNexis Concordance, as well as some business call centers” .. http://tinyurl.com/4wqjvy .. Sat Sep 20 08:32:45 +0000 2008

Checking powerset.com integration into Microsoft http://live.com search .. typing full sentences without question mark then same on Powerset Sat Sep 20 08:22:57 +0000 2008

Looking at Internet Archive Wayback Machine for newly defunct travel planning site triphub.com at http://tinyurl.com/3ff3dw .. Sat Sep 20 07:53:00 +0000 2008

Seems @kidehen ‘s openlinksw.com has spawned http://zitgist.com “Quality Linked Data Products and Services” .. Sat Sep 20 07:21:38 +0000 2008

Upper Mapping and Binding Exchange Layer .. A lightweight, subject concept reference structure for the Web .. http://umbel.org .. Sat Sep 20 07:14:08 +0000 2008

Another European mega-project aimed at combing Semantic Web Services with Business Process Management http://ip-super.org .. Sat Sep 20 07:03:41 +0000 2008

neon-project.org is a multi-million Euro effort to make massive networked ontologies industrially compatible with http://neon-toolkit.org .. Sat Sep 20 06:04:34 +0000 2008

“Ammap is an interactive flash map creation software” http://ammap.com .. Sat Sep 20 02:11:36 +0000 2008

CU Boulder Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Lab “Emergent Neural Network Simulation System” compared features http://tinyurl.com/4rdxcp Sat Sep 20 01:44:00 +0000 2008

German language bots webGAITO & GaitoBot .. plus great “GaitoBot AIML editor” .. from Daniel Springwald’s gaito.de http://tinyurl.com/4dayc9 Fri Sep 19 23:49:51 +0000 2008

Quick squizz at Danny Stefanic’s video on http://blog.exitreality.com “The Entire Web in 3D” .. search 3D web http://search.exitreality.com Fri Sep 19 23:36:53 +0000 2008

Tried checking the oddcast.com implementation at http://europe.nokia.com/musicalmighty in Chrome, IE, Firefox and Safari & still not working Fri Sep 19 23:14:26 +0000 2008

Following @robitron ‘s pointer to http://convo.co.uk .. “an application of supervised machine learning” or human mediated bot teaching .. Fri Sep 19 07:49:37 +0000 2008

“share information about technology-related museum projects” .. Museum Computer Network Project Registry http://musetechcentral.org .. Thu Sep 18 20:24:08 +0000 2008

Checking out @bengee ‘s http://arc.semsol.org .. “a flexible RDF system for semantic web and PHP practitioners” .. Thu Sep 18 20:06:03 +0000 2008

Travel semantic search engine “Uptake on UpTake – UpTake Raises $10 Million to Accelerate Growth” http://is.gd/2Kuv .. Thu Sep 18 11:21:23 +0000 2008

“By 2020 the carbon footprint of the computers that run the internet will be larger than that of air travel” http://tinyurl.com/5cg6o2 .. Thu Sep 18 09:33:52 +0000 2008

Apparently http://CambridgeSemantics.com are behind the “The Open Anzo Project” http://openanzo.org .. including Glitter, a SPARQL engine .. Thu Sep 18 09:19:48 +0000 2008

Looking at Microsoft Research Natural Language Processing projects .. and in particular at their “MindNet” .. http://tinyurl.com/4dp2t8 .. Thu Sep 18 08:03:55 +0000 2008

Looking at @kidehen ‘s “Virtuoso Universal Server” http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com .. for XML, SQL, RDF, Web Services and Free Text .. Wed Sep 17 20:17:55 +0000 2008

“Mulgara is a scalable RDF database written entirely in Java” http://mulgara.org .. Wed Sep 17 19:46:53 +0000 2008

Thanks to @erik_munoz for pointing me to “Cognition Creates World’s Largest Semantic Map Of The English Language” http://tinyurl.com/57mud4 Wed Sep 17 07:30:28 +0000 2008

Looking at “Fast Artificial Neural Network Library” http://leenissen.dk/fann .. and “Tremani Neural Network” http://tinyurl.com/63kagq .. Tue Sep 16 20:29:33 +0000 2008

Okay .. http://triplify.org is a PHP applet that maps a relational database into RDF .. in order to “Semantify Your Web Apps” .. Tue Sep 16 12:30:18 +0000 2008

Starting to get a clue .. http://n2.talis.com is “Software as a Service” (SaaS) .. or web service for semantic web .. library oriented co. Tue Sep 16 12:01:20 +0000 2008

“The D2RQ API provides access to relational database content from within the Jena and Sesame RDF frameworks” http://tinyurl.com/69d2a9 .. Tue Sep 16 08:19:16 +0000 2008

Gawd, now there are also commercial Youtube follow bots .. aka “Friend Adder” software .. see http://tubeinator.com .. :-/ Tue Sep 16 08:03:05 +0000 2008

Zeroing in on http://openrdf.org Sesame framework .. at least for initial learning platform .. apparently MySQL compatible and RSS friendly Tue Sep 16 07:27:34 +0000 2008

Apparently RSS already *IS* and ontology .. if so, what characteristics make RSS an ontology ?? Tue Sep 16 07:20:51 +0000 2008

Would really like to see a proper taxonomy of “Twitter bots” (Twitterbots) .. people are talking casually about many different kinds of bots Mon Sep 15 07:57:02 +0000 2008

Looking at @ldodds ‘Twinkle’ SPARQL Query Tool http://tinyurl.com/6op55w .. Sun Sep 14 20:35:59 +0000 2008

Tagonto is an “ontology-powered meta tag search engine” .. http://tagonto.sourceforge.net .. Sun Sep 14 20:12:46 +0000 2008

Discovered http://noahx.com “animated character technology” for e-learning http://noahisreleased.blogspot.com by http://garrettphillips.com Sun Sep 14 05:14:27 +0000 2008

@gregorylent It seems to be about “knowledge modeling” .. how to get the mind into the computer .. and then how to get the Web to think .. Sun Sep 14 01:33:21 +0000 2008

Reading about Graham Klyne’s “Swish: Semantic Web Inference Scripting in Haskell” http://tinyurl.com/6pe8cw .. Sun Sep 14 01:11:54 +0000 2008

Checking “Talis Schema Cache” http://schemacache.test.talis.com .. something like http://schemaweb.info .. Sun Sep 14 00:46:23 +0000 2008

Looking at China Southeast University “Falcons Concept Search” http://tinyurl.com/59hnbx .. reminds me of Sindice, Watson, Swoogle .. Sun Sep 14 00:39:48 +0000 2008

Why couldn’t “collaborative online mind mapping” serve as something like “folksonomy” for the semantic web ?? See http://wikimindmap.org .. Sun Sep 14 00:13:57 +0000 2008

According to http://delicious.com/popular/mindmap http://mindmeister.com is most popular for “collaborative online mind mapping” .. Sat Sep 13 23:59:34 +0000 2008

Protege is a knowledge modeling tool .. “Knowledge modeling is a process of creating a computer interpretable model of knowledge” .. Sat Sep 13 23:34:46 +0000 2008

If concept map is another name for mind map .. and concept search is another name for semantic search .. are mind maps semantic ?? ;^) Sat Sep 13 22:50:38 +0000 2008

http://mindmappedia.com is a funky collection of mind maps .. Sat Sep 13 22:35:10 +0000 2008

Looking at “List of mind mapping software” http://tinyurl.com/25eq9p & “Mind Mapping Applications & Web Services” http://tinyurl.com/6pjrop Sat Sep 13 22:27:47 +0000 2008

Wondering what it would take to make a mind map to topic map converter .. difference being mindmaps are free-form and topicmaps ISO standard Sat Sep 13 22:17:11 +0000 2008

@novaspivack FYI, @SemanticBot is a Twitter input bot and @SemNav is a private Twitter output bot available on http://friendfeed.com/semnav Sat Sep 13 21:58:26 +0000 2008

Mind maps are similar to topic maps .. topic maps are similar to faceted classification .. faceted taxonomies form a primitive ontology .. Sat Sep 13 13:35:37 +0000 2008

Checking out @dajobe ‘s “Redland RDF Libraries” http://librdf.org including “Raptor RDF Parser Library” http://librdf.org/raptor .. Sat Sep 13 12:18:13 +0000 2008

AllegroGraph is a disk-based RDF database .. by the makers of the RacerPro OWL Reasoner and Inference Server .. http://franz.com .. Sat Sep 13 12:03:19 +0000 2008

http://apture.com seems like a collaborative mashup platform .. but reminds me of Greasemonkey http://greasespot.net .. Sat Sep 13 11:32:50 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. http://twitturly.com @twitturly seems to be similar to http://twitturls.com @twitturls .. Sat Sep 13 11:17:11 +0000 2008

Reading about the University of Washington “Intelligence in Wikipedia Project” http://tinyurl.com/4fxcr7 “Kylin Ontology Generator” (KOG) .. Sat Sep 13 09:39:19 +0000 2008

Just checked my “Twitter Grader” http://twitter.grader.com/mendicott and “Tweet Clouds” http://tinyurl.com/49u9sh Sat Sep 13 09:21:06 +0000 2008

http://sindice.com/search seems to be an RDF search along the lines of http://watson.kmi.open.ac.uk and http://swoogle.umbc.edu .. Sat Sep 13 08:59:18 +0000 2008

Checking out Stephen Reed’s Texai Project .. “Texai is an chatbot that intelligently seeks to acquire knowledge” http://tinyurl.com/4d6244 Sat Sep 13 07:29:17 +0000 2008

Looking at http://myontology.org “Open Ontology Environment for Semantic Web-based E-Commerce” .. reminds me of http://knoodl.com .. Sat Sep 13 05:58:25 +0000 2008

Wondering about the difference between DL Reasoners http://tinyurl.com/3wdlxs and “Semantic reasoners” http://tinyurl.com/44s8ot .. Sat Sep 13 05:42:34 +0000 2008

Comparing Ulrike Sattler’s list of “Description Logic Reasoners” http://tinyurl.com/5w4bcy with Wikipedia list http://tinyurl.com/3wdlxs .. Sat Sep 13 05:30:28 +0000 2008

Under the radar Twitter spam from China “Twitter FriendAdder 2.0.0” ($50) http://livelybrowser.com/download.html .. Sat Sep 13 04:32:15 +0000 2008

Interesting tutorial for teaching your virsona.com chatbot by @NikPeachey at http://tinyurl.com/4bwhu3 .. Sat Sep 13 03:47:32 +0000 2008

“To add to Britain’s travel turmoil Friday, the country’s third largest tour operator went bust” http://tinyurl.com/4n8kgq .. Sat Sep 13 02:47:43 +0000 2008

@TjoosDude have you seen http://linkbucks.com ?? Looks like http://ut.ag .. Fri Sep 12 23:11:13 +0000 2008

Conversing with the relatively clever 2008 Loebner Prize contestant chatbot “Chip Vivant” http://chipvivant.com by Mohan Embar .. Fri Sep 12 22:50:56 +0000 2008

@twitturls ought to be a bot serving up http://twitturls.com trending urls back to Twitter .. another account could be used for microblog .. Fri Sep 12 10:01:35 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. United Airlines victim of “semantic” web .. http://tinyurl.com/6573xc .. ?? Fri Sep 12 09:43:53 +0000 2008

Speaking of animating yourself .. just found http://cyberextruder.com “Your one stop for Avatar creation software” .. for virtual worlds .. Fri Sep 12 09:00:55 +0000 2008

Checking out the animated header on http://ronaldchevalier.com .. reminds me of http://gizmoz.com “animate yourself” .. Fri Sep 12 08:52:40 +0000 2008

http://MyCyberTwin.com is an Australian chatbot company, most notably used by NASA in Second Life .. Fri Sep 12 07:37:20 +0000 2008

Commented on Peter Hale’s blog post “SWRL (Semantic Web Rule Language) and Protege” http://tinyurl.com/5tv9j4 .. Wed Sep 10 20:33:59 +0000 2008

Re-visiting Peter Hodge’s http://virsona.com .. Virsonas are “Virtual Personas” .. that can apparently ‘learn’ from text and email .. Tue Sep 09 11:50:13 +0000 2008

Checking out @kurzweilai ‘s ‘Ramona’ bot http://www.kurzweilai.net/diva/ .. Mon Sep 08 20:34:31 +0000 2008

Listening to http://katemcalpine.com ‘s ‘Large Hadron Rap’ http://tinyurl.com/5by22l .. ;^) Mon Sep 08 11:56:02 +0000 2008

BTW .. following Ralf Teatime’s @SecondBot is like a never ending virtual tour of the SecondLife.com virtual world .. ;^) Mon Sep 08 11:13:45 +0000 2008

Looking at the new ‘Virtual Worlds Almanac’ http://vworld.fas.org of the Federation of American Scientists .. a structured semantic wiki .. Mon Sep 08 10:57:11 +0000 2008

Finally figured out what @amichail ‘s http://chatbotgame.com was all about .. making collaborative chatbot ‘teaching’ fun .. ;^) Mon Sep 08 10:32:42 +0000 2008

Checking out Brent Rossen’s “Virtual People Factory” http://tinyurl.com/6ltck9 “create Virtual Patients for Medical and Pharmacy education” Mon Sep 08 10:10:04 +0000 2008

Reading about Microsoft partner http://ontoprise.de – OntoBroker “is the only commercial inference machine for the processing of ontologies” Mon Sep 08 09:26:39 +0000 2008

Reading about ‘social information processing’ combining tag analysis with ‘expectation-maximization algorithm’ http://tinyurl.com/5jqgzd .. Mon Sep 08 08:40:52 +0000 2008

[semantic web] Web semantics may be accomplished using faceted classification (not strictly speaking ‘faceted taxonomy’ or even ‘taxonomy’) Sun Sep 07 20:30:23 +0000 2008

[semantic web] Web semantics are most basically about non-literal meaning such as synonyms .. or figurative meaning such as metaphors .. Sun Sep 07 20:21:42 +0000 2008

http://tagatum.com is an interesting new site for “Keyword Research by Analyzing Blog Associations” http://tinyurl.com/5njhn7 .. Sun Sep 07 08:08:18 +0000 2008

“Sydney Opera House – 50 Years of Bossa Nova” http://tinyurl.com/6825y8 .. Wednesday 10 September .. ;^) Sun Sep 07 07:41:15 +0000 2008

http://textalyser.net reminds me of the web based concordancers http://KWICFinder.com and http://WebAsCorpus.org .. Sun Sep 07 07:24:25 +0000 2008

Have been happily using http://blog.addthis.com .. but http://addtoany.com/blog also looks good .. Sun Sep 07 01:09:14 +0000 2008

Testing the new http://beta.rssfwd.com .. so a few non-twitter friends might benefit from my tweets via email .. Sat Sep 06 23:48:18 +0000 2008

Watching the live streaming #StartupCampOz silliness http://uT.ag/00jsh .. Sat Sep 06 11:07:29 +0000 2008

Moving to Google Chrome .. now reading semantic feeds directly in Pipes saved to bookmarks bar .. Sat Sep 06 10:05:34 +0000 2008

My @greentravel1 Twitter bot has successfully posted itself for the first time to the green-travel yahoogroup at http://tinyurl.com/6ae6ec Sat Sep 06 07:19:22 +0000 2008

Just created my own “toolbar” in Google Chrome by clicking “Always show bookmarks bar” under the wrench icon dropdown .. Sat Sep 06 06:56:06 +0000 2008

Checking out the ALICE Artificial Intelligence Foundation list of “Non-AIML Chat Robots” platforms at http://alicebot.org/non.html .. Sat Sep 06 05:33:40 +0000 2008

Watching #StartupCampOz http://tinyurl.com/6a8atv streaming live via @UstreamTV .. Fri Sep 05 10:48:06 +0000 2008

Looking at “IsaViz: A Visual Authoring Tool for RDF” http://tinyurl.com/5mwjrl .. Fri Sep 05 08:03:46 +0000 2008

Reading about ‘Weak AI Chatterbots’ versus ‘Strong AI Chatterbots’ in “Chatterbot – a knol by William Wynn” http://tinyurl.com/64tz32 .. Fri Sep 05 07:13:15 +0000 2008

Reading overview of “Second Life Bots or simply SLBots” http://tinyurl.com/6amgnh by @kabalyero .. Wed Sep 03 20:08:32 +0000 2008

Friend just Skyped and said Twitter searches were working fine in Safari .. so switched to Google Chrome from Firefox .. now all good .. ;^) Wed Sep 03 10:52:01 +0000 2008

You can http://search.twitter.com twitter + love .. but not twitter + semantic .. you can search twitter + dream .. but not twitter + rdf .. Wed Sep 03 08:29:18 +0000 2008

Why is it that you can’t http://search.twitter.com for twitter + censorship ? .. nor “We’re sorry, but something went wrong” ? .. Wed Sep 03 08:07:57 +0000 2008

Signed up for http://qdos.com .. NOT very intelligent ranking .. Wed Sep 03 07:56:29 +0000 2008

Installed the new Google Chrome browser .. nice .. not earthshattering .. Wed Sep 03 07:46:24 +0000 2008

Now available @semanticbot background .. $30 for 1 month via @twittad .. Tue Sep 02 20:34:09 +0000 2008

“top-down semantic web” versus “bottom-up semantic web” .. http://tinyurl.com/5u3hu9 .. by @petervandijck .. Mon Sep 01 19:58:11 +0000 2008

“Joseki is an RDF server … an HTTP interface to RDF data” .. http://joseki.org Mon Sep 01 10:48:20 +0000 2008

“Compared to Swoogle, Watson’s output contains fewer duplicate ontologies” .. Watson Semantic Web Search http://watson.kmi.open.ac.uk .. Mon Sep 01 10:25:49 +0000 2008

Checking out “SemanticWorks Semantic Web tool – Visual RDF and OWL editor” http://tinyurl.com/5jd3xe by @afalk .. Mon Sep 01 10:05:17 +0000 2008

Subscribed to the Ubiquity Crunchbase command “cb” http://cb.semsol.org/ubiquity by @bengee .. Sun Aug 31 12:05:57 +0000 2008

“RAP – RDF API for PHP is a Semantic Web toolkit for PHP developers” .. http://tinyurl.com/y47xme .. Sun Aug 31 10:54:03 +0000 2008

Bits about bots @aibits .. Sun Aug 31 10:37:48 +0000 2008

“SMOB is a distributed / decentralised microblogging system built on RDF and Semantic Web technologies” .. http://smob.sioc-project.org .. Sun Aug 31 04:48:15 +0000 2008

New term = “SemanticWebLite” .. ref = @dfflanders .. Sun Aug 31 03:38:42 +0000 2008

Checking out my friend’s new travel website, “Ocean Dance Surfing Cultural Tours Sydney Northern Beaches Australia” http://oceandance.com.au Sun Aug 31 02:32:06 +0000 2008

Went to Macquarie Ice Rink http://macquarieicerink.com.au near Macquarie University in North Sydney last night with a fun Brazilian crew ;^) Sun Aug 31 02:15:49 +0000 2008

Got my http://tweetbots.com invite .. re-tweet seems to be the only feature currently in place .. Sun Aug 31 02:07:30 +0000 2008

Ubiquity feedback .. web macros are indeed cool but not earthshattering .. I want voice macros run in the background .. Sat Aug 30 06:17:29 +0000 2008

Following @tweetbots .. http://tweetbots.com “Tweetbots – Stalk, Track, Auto-Follow, Re-Tweet, Feed-Tweet with Twitter” .. Fri Aug 29 20:14:40 +0000 2008

Trying to get http://sensebot.net Plug-ins working .. Fri Aug 29 09:54:11 +0000 2008

Playing with http://opencalais.com/Gnosis for Firefox http://tinyurl.com/6ln4pv .. Fri Aug 29 09:13:56 +0000 2008

Now following @Synaptica http://synapticacentral.com .. Wed Aug 27 09:07:02 +0000 2008

Installed Ubiquity for Firefox http://tinyurl.com/5lf7n7 .. Wed Aug 27 08:11:32 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. http://creator.zoho.com looks like an alternative to http://dabbledb.com for hosting databases online .. Tue Aug 26 20:21:58 +0000 2008

Checking out @tweenky .. need invite code .. semantic Twitter ? Tue Aug 26 20:09:35 +0000 2008

Re-installed Google Gears http://gears.google.com .. Tue Aug 26 20:06:33 +0000 2008

Wondering what @extralife myextralife.com has to do with this “tinyurl.com/0” link problem .. Mon Aug 25 11:26:17 +0000 2008

Just emailed @mario about possible “tinyurl.com/0” issue with Twitterfeed .. Mon Aug 25 11:20:29 +0000 2008

@mendicott maybe the “tinyurl.com/0” problem is with Twitterfeed, since my last tweet passed the link test .. Mon Aug 25 11:10:16 +0000 2008

“tinyurl.com/0” Twitter link meltdown in progress => http://tinyurl.com/5a7s2q .. Mon Aug 25 11:04:27 +0000 2008

Tuning my @infotectravel2 travel technology newsbot .. replaced semantic OPML input last night .. re-titled and re-formatted output today .. Mon Aug 25 10:33:51 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. wondering why OPML files exported from Google Reader do not validate with http://validator.opml.org .. Sun Aug 24 14:16:21 +0000 2008

@Dapper_Support can you confirm that Google is blocking dapper.net access to CSE .. since they are selling CSE feeds as a premium service?? Sun Aug 24 12:13:44 +0000 2008

http://jott.com mobile voice to web service application .. “Free Alternatives to Replace Jott’s Functions” http://tinyurl.com/6pppef .. Sun Aug 24 03:19:46 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. looking at http://mooshup.com and WSO2 Mashup Server http://wso2.org/projects/mashup .. Sun Aug 24 00:19:30 +0000 2008

Tiring of http://dapper.net dapps breaking EVERY day .. looking at http://geticeberg.com , http://jitterbit.com and http://snaplogic.org .. Sat Aug 23 23:36:57 +0000 2008

Got my new @infotectravel2 bot successfully posting travel technology news to the infotec-travel yahoogroup at http://tinyurl.com/6j3ard .. Sat Aug 23 10:32:31 +0000 2008

Checking out Merapi .. “A software bridge between Adobe AIR applications and Java” .. http://merapiproject.net .. Sat Aug 23 08:31:42 +0000 2008

http://zabaware.com Ultra Hal Assistant 6.1 seems to be similar to the http://verbots.com desktop conversational agent (chatbot program) .. Thu Aug 21 08:20:44 +0000 2008

“Local Vibe Guide – the World’s Online Travel Guide by Locals” http://localvibeguide.com .. Tue Aug 19 20:26:52 +0000 2008

Installed OutWit Hub 0.8.0.34 http://blog.outwit.com .. “Harvest the Web” .. Tue Aug 19 20:25:26 +0000 2008

@freygan Never… just learned about it from Twitter! Do you use Firebug? Tue Aug 19 11:15:50 +0000 2008

Installed Firebug 1.2.0b13 http://getfirebug.com .. Tue Aug 19 11:05:38 +0000 2008

Simple Sloppy Semantic Database http://s3db.org .. Tue Aug 19 11:04:15 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. Latent Semantic Indexing seems very similar to concgramming .. http://lsikeywords.com .. Mon Aug 18 11:40:36 +0000 2008

Just posted “Project VagaBot Update August 2008” to my blog at http://tinyurl.com/637lxh .. Sun Aug 17 08:56:42 +0000 2008

Installed Google App Engine SDK http://appengine.google.com .. Sun Aug 17 06:49:48 +0000 2008

Installed Python 2.5.2 Windows .. Sun Aug 17 06:46:00 +0000 2008

Importing RSS into MySQL .. Sat Aug 16 09:55:07 +0000 2008

Synonyms are semantic .. Google Custom Search Engine goes semantic with Custom Synonyms http://tinyurl.com/622fys .. OPML accepted .. Sat Aug 16 02:44:37 +0000 2008

Swoogle Semantic Web Search Engine http://swoogle.umbc.edu .. “Searching over 10,000 ontologies” .. Sat Aug 16 01:37:36 +0000 2008

Reading “Chatbots and ESL in Second life” http://tinyurl.com/6hfprc by @jak82 .. Thu Aug 14 10:40:52 +0000 2008

Checking out Fire Eagle apps for travel at http://tinyurl.com/6ddmnp .. Thu Aug 14 08:02:45 +0000 2008

“The Chatterbot Collection” has been updated at http://tinyurl.com/5qt8cm .. Wed Aug 13 20:05:34 +0000 2008

Updated “Destination Meta-Guide.com 2.0” http://meta-guide.com semantic mashup with continuous date driven results for all countries (234x) Wed Aug 13 12:54:44 +0000 2008

Reading “Case Study: CRUZAR – An application of semantic matchmaking for eTourism in the city of Zaragoza” http://tinyurl.com/6cw5ye .. Wed Aug 13 11:53:22 +0000 2008

Reading “Virgin Blue flags Oracle outsourcing” http://tinyurl.com/5vmgbh .. still lacked much .. back-end systems to operate .. V Australia Mon Aug 11 19:39:18 +0000 2008

Bypassing Google Reader .. porting semantic Twitter OPML into Yahoo! Pipes .. then subscribing pipes in Firefox Live Bookmarks toolbar .. Mon Aug 11 12:21:06 +0000 2008

Reading “Ryanair – An Unlikely Argument for the Semantic Web” http://tinyurl.com/6blf98 .. screen scraping as proto machine-readable web ? Mon Aug 11 12:07:15 +0000 2008

Reading “Travelling with Web 3.0?” http://tinyurl.com/6gxwtj by @sue10749 mentions triporati.com new personalized travel recommender system Mon Aug 11 11:17:03 +0000 2008

Reading @kimheras interview with @dpn “Australia And The Semantic Web” (Part 1) http://tinyurl.com/6mu7gl on @technationau .. Mon Aug 11 09:27:33 +0000 2008

Aha .. you can filter the new Advanced Twitter Search http://search.twitter.com/advanced by language .. lang=en .. Sun Aug 10 01:00:04 +0000 2008
Watching http://dabbledb.com/demo .. “Dabble DB – Online Database – The 8 Minute Demo” .. Sat Aug 09 21:40:17 +0000 2008

Just finished updating New Millennium Fuels http://newmillenniumfuels.com .. Australian hydrogen fuel supplementation website .. Sat Aug 09 09:41:25 +0000 2008

I really don’t understand all the hullabaloo about PayPal and Australia .. since PayPal DOESN’T even work HALF the time from Oz .. Sat Aug 09 09:05:44 +0000 2008

http://feed2js.org is a cool site for quickly adding expanded feed JavaScript to blogger.com “Page Elements”, widgets or web pages .. Sat Aug 09 07:56:40 +0000 2008

Added my talking “vagabot” to my blog at http://www.mendicott.com .. contains my book “Vagabond Globetrotting 3” so a little slow to respond Sat Aug 09 06:01:53 +0000 2008

Need at least 2 feeds to create an “Fwicki” .. resulting web page very ugly .. full of ads .. digg and del.icio.us buttons very distracting Sat Aug 09 03:54:51 +0000 2008

Checking out http://Fwicki.com .. “customizable media portals” seems like good concept .. but not working as advertised .. Sat Aug 09 03:32:08 +0000 2008

Installed SWOOP .. a tool for creating, editing, and debugging OWL ontologies .. http://code.google.com/p/swoop Wed Aug 06 20:38:54 +0000 2008

Went to Silicon Beach Meetup http://tinyurl.com/5cc3uc at Manly Wharf Hotel http://tinyurl.com/5nbkvx Wed Aug 06 11:35:37 +0000 2008

Have multiple Google Reader accounts with semantic OPML tagged public feeding Firefox Live Bookmarks Toolbar .. using My Yahoo to benchmark Mon Aug 04 20:31:03 +0000 2008

Breakthrough .. finally got Program E *talking* to me .. by sheer perseverance .. on to the next level .. Sun Aug 03 11:48:01 +0000 2008

Re-skinned my blog and added Skype Prime and Lulu Storefront widgets http://mendicott.com .. also added Lulu Storefront to my Facebook .. Sun Aug 03 00:36:12 +0000 2008

Installed Eclipse PDT (PHP Development Tools) “all in one package” from Zend.com .. good how-to videos on YouTube .. debugging Program-E .. Sat Aug 02 22:45:17 +0000 2008

Hehe .. now @opencalais is following me .. follow their blog at http://opencalais.com/blog .. who will be next I wonder .. Fri Aug 01 23:04:52 +0000 2008

Hmmm .. “custom bot hosting solutions” .. http://blog.imified.com .. Thu Jul 31 20:35:34 +0000 2008

Along those lines Yahoo! fans can find their other blogs at http://ygroupsblog.com/blog .. http://ymailupdates.com .. http://ysearchblog.com Thu Jul 31 19:40:54 +0000 2008

Now here’s an interesting Twitter follower for once @yahoo_directory and their Yahoo! Directory staff blog http://dir.yahoo.com/thespark .. Thu Jul 31 19:28:43 +0000 2008

Kicking myself for not getting XP Pro originally, stuck with XP Home for time being – installed Wampserver but 1st had to change Skype port Thu Jul 31 10:03:20 +0000 2008

@jedwhite try subscribing all your Twitter search feeds to GoogleReader .. cached .. then tag them into groups .. semantic OPML accepted .. Sat Jul 26 02:50:27 +0000 2008

Killed costly Telstra ADSL and associated Bigpond email address .. was told impossible to keep email and kill broadband account .. Sat Jul 26 01:50:11 +0000 2008

Installed Java SE (Standard Edition) Development Kit, JDK 6 Update 7 .. then the Open Source Native XML Database http://exist-db.org .. Fri Jul 25 12:50:11 +0000 2008

Installed OpenLink Data Explorer 0.17 http://tinyurl.com/DataExplorer .. testing Marbles Linked Data Browser http://wiki.dbpedia.org/Marbles Thu Jul 24 21:07:30 +0000 2008

mendicott.com 1.0 is dead .. killed costly Earthlink hosting after 8 years .. re-directed my domain into blog .. long live mendicott.com 2.0 Wed Jul 23 21:02:31 +0000 2008

Looking at The Open Cognition Framework http://opencog.org .. and OpenCog developer blog aggregator pipe http://tinyurl.com/OpenCogPipe .. Wed Jul 23 07:31:07 +0000 2008

Checking out Tools for semantic stuff in Django at http://semanticdjango.org .. like http://code.google.com/p/django-rdf .. Tue Jul 22 12:39:28 +0000 2008

Got invitation and joined OpenCalais.com Facebook group at http://tinyurl.com/FacebookCalais .. reminds me of Yahoo! Term Extraction API .. Sun Jul 20 08:55:08 +0000 2008

Today I am seeing Twitter as a cloud with inputs from web, feeds and mobile and the merged Twitter/Summize search outputs as semantic feeds Sat Jul 19 23:21:32 +0000 2008

Got tired of opening Tweetdeck and Google Reader .. configured GR into folders/tags .. set to public .. subscribed FF Live Bookmarks Toolbar Sat Jul 19 06:37:49 +0000 2008

OPML is not in and of itself semantic; however, when it consists of many COMPLEX search feeds in taxonomic order becomes a de facto ontology Sat Jul 19 00:07:20 +0000 2008

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Looking at Semantic Web Pipes http://pipes.deri.org and Triplify http://triplify.org .. – Jul 18, 2008

It would sure be nice to be able to filter the new Twitter/Summize searches by language (English, French, German, etc) .. – Jul 17,

Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin are indeed for different purposes .. so unlinked Twitter Facebook app .. to spare my friends the geek talk .. – Jul 16, 2008

I’m wondering why there is no expert system or rules engine along the lines of SQLite for processing XML /Atom feeds via RDF triples .. – Jul 15, 2008

Tweetdeck updates significantly more quickly than Google Reader .. but can’t handle complex Summize searches like Google Reader .. – Jul 13, 2008

Tweetdeck failed me with summize.com/operators .. hahlo.com handles complex searches much better, but can’t be saved like in Tweetdeck .. – Jul 12, 2008

Reached Twitterfeed and Tweetdeck limitations .. now uploading Summize semantic OPML to Google Reader .. for the Web 3.0 power user .. – Jul 12, 2008

Decided Summize/Twitterfeed to private Twitterbot is not good way to monitor “realtime” Twitter traffic .. Tweetdeck (w/Summize) is better! – Jul 12, 2008

Listening to brilliant Aboriginal Australian musician Gurrumul Yunipingu http://www.youtube.com/user/gurrumul from Gumatj Arnhemland .. – Jul 12, 2008

Spent all Saturday getting Nokia N71 Symbian S60 smartphone http://anina.net gave me working .. while Sydney goes through iPhone fever .. – Jul 12, 2008

Digital Projector => Second Life in 3D http://raiboi.wordpress.com => Viewer With Stereoscopic Patch Released http://daleglass.wor … – Jul 11, 2008

@xaviermedia seems to be a new AI chatbot on Twitter .. read more at http://blog.xaviermedia.com and http://twitter.xaviermedia.com .. – Jul 10, 2008

@anniemal check out my new and improved green travel and sustainable tourism Twitterbot at @greentravel1 {Cheers from Sydney!} – Jul 10, 2008

Twitterbots-in w/ Twitterbots-out + TweetDeck w/ Summize = Twitter as neural feed-reader [Semantic Web / Web 3.0 application] – Jul 10, 2008

Have built a semantic web application for green travel and sustainable tourism in Australia at http://meta-guide.com/australia .. -Jul 09, 2008

Twitterfeed doesn’t pull complex Pipes and only updates 5x every 30 minutes, so am now trying TweetDeck to drill down on public timeline .. – Jul 09, 2008

Have joined friendfeed.com/mendicott .. and added my private Twitterbots as friends:@FacebBot @PhoneBot @SecondNav @SemNav @TweeterBot .. – Jul 09, 2008

Making Facebook Applications (apps) today in FBML + ASP, also tried the “Dapper Facebook AppMaker” at dapper.net/facebook-appmaker.php .. – Jul 08, 2008

My Twitterbots are getting so complex that I’ve had to make a private control page just to keep track of everything and aid in debugging .. – Jul 05, 2008

Upgrading my TwitterBots .. Upgraded @greentravel1 .. Upgraded @SemanticBot .. Created @SecondBot plus 2x private bots@SemNav @SecondNav .. – Jul 05, 2008

Someone should tell @web3point0 #web3.0 that checking Settings “Protect my updates” will keep from creating endless Twitter loops .. – Jul 04, 2008

I’m wondering if anyone in the Twitterverse has tried to populate a chatbot knowledgebase with Twitter feeds to create knowledge in AIML .. – Jul 04, 2008

Went to Bondi Junction last night for “chief wizard” Emily Lane’s Magic Café at http://www.theschoolofmagicandmiracles.com .. -Jul 03, 2008

Just finished making a cool Aussie hydrogen fuel website at http://newmillenniumfuels.com .. – Jun 27, 2008

Upcoming Sydney semantic web events http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Sydney .. – Jun 26, 2008

Thanks to a pointer from @erik_munoz just posted a reply to a Linkedin thread on semantic web groups at http://ping.fm/8n67u .. – Jun 24, 2008

Great solstice weekend in Byron Bay! 😉 – Jun 23, 2008

Just joined Sydney OpenCoffee Meetup http://entrepreneur.meetup.com/1136/ .. – Jun 18, 2008

Yesterday went to Semantic Media Sydney @Pubcamp, which was very advertorial, but did make some good connections .. -Jun 18, 2008

Just posted a new blog entry on “Twitter, Bots & Twitterbotting” at http://www.mendicott.com/blog/ .. – Jun 15, 2008

Testing ping.fm to Linkedin and Twitter (plus Facebook).. – Jun 14, 2008

In addition to the Twitter Facebook app, I’ve now got the Twitter badge for Blogger on my blog at http://www.mendicott.com/blog – Jun 14, 2008

Going to cool lecture tonite at CG Jung Society of Sydney – Through Alchemy to Technology: Western Dreaming & Myth Making, Jonathan Marshal – Jun 13, 2008

Spent all day at Hotel Operations Technology show http://www.hotechexpo.com.au in Sydney… – Jun 12, 2008

Another awesome Brazilian weekend.. a bit closer to home.. light, peace and love.. – Jun 09, 2008

Got Twitter posting to Facebook, but now looking at Linkedin, checking twype, hellotext and ping.fm, but still need beta code for ping.fm… – Jun 06, 2008

Travelling on ferry to Manly passing Sydney Opera House and testing SMS to Twitter… – Jun 04, 2008

TPG ADSL broadband back up in Manly and just got wireless network key from Brazil… – Jun 03, 2008

My TPG ADSL broadband is down today.. so am online at cyber cafe in Manly.. – Jun 01, 2008

Got Twitter working together with Facebook now => http://apps.facebook.com/twitter/ – May 31, 2008

Playing with http://mendicott.tumblr.com but really looking for a simple external/public feed reader application…. – May 29, 2008

Testing twitBin at the moment… – May 27, 2008

Added tweetscan for 234 countries to my semantic “Destination Meta-Guide.com 2.0” application at http://www.meta-guide.com – May 27, 2008

So why do I have to change Twitter, Linkedin and Facebook separately, is there no way to merge this functionality?? – May 25, 2008

Trying to figure out how to use Twitter to find a good geek job in Sydney…. ;^) – May 21, 2008

Surfing the net in Manly.. – May 15, 2008

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