Marcus L Endicott: Tweets 2010


Marcus L Endicott: Tweets 2010

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Reading the Wikipedia entry about .. linguistic prosody and the “prosodic domain” http://tinyurl.com/37rhov2 .. Fri Dec 31 17:15:03 +0000 2010

http://adhoco.com .. “adaptive, self-configurating home automation system” .. “intelligent central control unit in an attractive design” .. Fri Dec 31 17:04:13 +0000 2010

Checking out Robert Scott Mitchell’s AI projects at http://subbot.org .. lots of cool Ruby #chatbot code, should run on Google App Engine .. Fri Dec 31 16:52:06 +0000 2010

@IBMWatson Is that 4x #Power750 clusters in your pic http://on.fb.me/fjEI5L ? BTW, how many PS3s would it take to make one #IBMWatson ? Fri Dec 31 15:47:19 +0000 2010

Browsing in “Virtual Humans” (2004) book by Peter Plantec (@thenar) at Google http://tinyurl.com/3y7km9h & Amazon http://tinyurl.com/35quq2j Fri Dec 31 15:22:01 +0000 2010

Looking at .. European Center of Excellence in Speech Synthesis (ECESS) .. System Architecture and Interfaces .. http://tinyurl.com/3xd6l6u Fri Dec 31 06:12:09 +0000 2010

Converting my PDF archive at http://scribd.com/mendicott into BibTeX bibliography format at http://bibsonomy.org/user/mendicott .. #chatbots Thu Dec 30 21:24:09 +0000 2010

Reading Wikipedia entry about .. “Speech-act” theory and computational speech act models .. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speech_act .. Thu Dec 30 19:37:38 +0000 2010

AJAX Chat Bot http://tinyurl.com/287q8cg .. 100% from scratch browser based artificial intelligence web app using AJAX .. by @motochristo .. Thu Dec 30 18:48:12 +0000 2010

@scribd Shouldn’t there be a way to automatically generate a proper bibliography from scribd documents? Wed Dec 29 22:43:58 +0000 2010

http://codeback.com .. “The Unofficial Official Simulator” .. simulated official media availability .. Bush-era pseudo-chatbot .. Wed Dec 29 22:34:31 +0000 2010

Good overview of “Chat bot for SecondLife” http://tinyurl.com/369t7dc .. by @davidburden in the @chatbots forum .. Wed Dec 29 19:50:15 +0000 2010

http://webees.co.in .. released “Convogent”, a customizable chat bot, in August 2010 .. by @webeesindia .. #India #Chatbot .. Wed Dec 29 16:13:59 +0000 2010

http://smarti.wintog.com .. “Smart-i, a new software that will ultimately let you control everything in your home. Just using your voice” .. Wed Dec 29 08:05:15 +0000 2010

@semanticbot What is true knowledge? Wed Dec 29 06:46:40 +0000 2010

@semanticbot What is a relational database? Wed Dec 29 02:14:57 +0000 2010

@semanticbot What is the semantic web? Tue Dec 28 23:28:50 +0000 2010

Taking another look at @evri API http://evri.com/developer “get recommendations, discover relationships, mine facts and get popularity data” Tue Dec 28 19:54:18 +0000 2010

@shivkumarganesh There is at least one chatbot company in India at @alabot .. Tue Dec 28 19:38:13 +0000 2010

@shivkumarganesh You should be following my Chatbotters Twitter List @mendicott/chatbotters .. which includes @aimlforums Tue Dec 28 19:32:37 +0000 2010

@shivkumarganesh “Ultra Hal Assistant 6.2” http://ultrahal.com is a ready-made *learning* chatbot available for $29.95 from #Zabaware .. Tue Dec 28 19:18:31 +0000 2010

@shivkumarganesh AFAIK, neural networks are not readily compatible with AIML chatbots .. without a customized relational database in between Tue Dec 28 19:11:35 +0000 2010

@shivkumarganesh There are lots of good instructional videos about #AIML at http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor .. #Pandorabots Tue Dec 28 17:50:09 +0000 2010

What do I hate about Twitter? .. I hate the fact that you can’t search the forever archive! .. #TwitterSearch .. #TwitterSearchSucks .. Tue Dec 28 17:36:50 +0000 2010

Looking at .. @TrueKnowledge “Direct Answer” API http://tinyurl.com/34stn9n .. question answering system used by Apple’s @Siri Assistant .. Tue Dec 28 16:38:20 +0000 2010

Checking out @Wolfram_Alpha Webservice API pricing http://tinyurl.com/yzwrwz8 .. 1,000 requests for $60, plus 0.08 per additional request .. Tue Dec 28 07:32:55 +0000 2010

@VagaBot Got your ears on? Mon Dec 27 22:35:01 +0000 2010

Sold enough audiobooks http://cdbaby.com/Artist/MLEndicott to pay Verbotsonline.com, so @VagaBot and http://www.mendicott.com working again Mon Dec 27 22:34:08 +0000 2010

Global Wordnet Conference http://www.cfilt.iitb.ac.in/gwc2010 .. Research Paper Details .. Center for Indian Language Technology (CFILT) .. Mon Dec 27 19:43:52 +0000 2010

3,797 Twitter profiles contain the word “fake” in the “name” field .. (by far the most popular is @FakeAPStylebook) .. Mon Dec 27 17:58:02 +0000 2010

http://msagentring.org .. formed in 1997, The Microsoft Agent Ring is renowned collection of websites featuring Microsoft Agent technologies Mon Dec 27 17:43:55 +0000 2010

AgentSpeak, agent-oriented programming language, based on logic programming and the BDI architecture http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AgentSpeak Mon Dec 27 16:59:06 +0000 2010

Watching video .. “Inteview Steve Adams | CEO VirtuOz” http://youtu.be/pqF5XUyGqOg .. interview of Steve L. Adams, CEO of @VirtuOz .. Mon Dec 27 16:32:55 +0000 2010

http://voxproxy.com .. “powerful script-writing program which allows you to use 3-D talking animated characters in PowerPoint slide shows” Mon Dec 27 16:02:14 +0000 2010

http://simg.com .. “SimGraphics VActor is a turn key systems which deliver interactive animation to live events” .. Mon Dec 27 15:59:52 +0000 2010

Reading Wikipedia entry about .. Microsoft DirectShow multimedia framework and API architecture http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DirectShow .. Mon Dec 27 07:03:19 +0000 2010

Reading Wikipedia entry about “Visemes” http://tinyurl.com/26z2s7o .. facial and oral positions and movements that occur alongside phonemes Mon Dec 27 06:48:17 +0000 2010

Interactive Face Animation Comprehensive Environment (IFACE) http://tinyurl.com/2ccbkm8 .. framework for Face Multimedia Object .. #DiPaola Mon Dec 27 06:19:17 +0000 2010

http://sp-tk.sourceforge.net .. “Speech Signal Processing Toolkit (SPTK) is a suite of speech signal processing tools for UNIX environments” Mon Dec 27 04:43:07 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Which package to buy for creating talking head with lip sync?” http://forum.reallusion.com/Topic72574-251-1.aspx .. #CrazyTalk Mon Dec 27 04:30:18 +0000 2010

Reading Wikipedia entry on “Question answering” http://tinyurl.com/2csut2g .. about question answering systems .. Sun Dec 26 23:29:34 +0000 2010

Reading Wikipedia entry about the 1939 Westinghouse talking robot “Elektro” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elektro .. Sun Dec 26 19:05:50 +0000 2010

Looking at Lifemode Interactive http://lifemi.com products .. LIFESTUDIO:HEAD & LIFESTUDIO:LIPSYNC (for Maya users) .. Sun Dec 26 18:46:25 +0000 2010

Reading about the history of “Talking Heads”, at Haskins Laboratory at Yale University http://tinyurl.com/26ewvhq .. Sun Dec 26 18:07:40 +0000 2010

Reading Wikipedia entry about .. “Wolfgang von Kempelen’s Speaking Machine” http://tinyurl.com/3522f9j .. 1791 .. Sun Dec 26 17:52:26 +0000 2010

@nondiplome #IBMWatson is not connected to the Internet .. probably more than one person is posting to @IBMWatson .. see also @WatsonIBM ;^) Sun Dec 26 16:31:30 +0000 2010

Looking at French language desktop chatbot “Harumi” http://jeffelson.e-monsite.com .. by Jean-François Battistini .. Sun Dec 26 16:00:34 +0000 2010

Fair dinkum .. video demo of “Talking Robot Kangaroo” http://youtu.be/keCG57A7b1w .. by http://robotech.co.nz .. #animatronic Sun Dec 26 06:30:53 +0000 2010

1,921 Twitter profiles contain the word “quotes” in the “name” field .. additionally, 530 Twitter profiles contain the word “quote” in name Sun Dec 26 05:39:40 +0000 2010

13,642 Twitter profiles contain the word “bot” .. of those, 9,577 are contained in the “name” field .. Sun Dec 26 05:29:42 +0000 2010

2,027 Twitter profiles contain the word “Shakespeare” .. of those, 364 are contained in the “name” field .. Sun Dec 26 05:25:20 +0000 2010

2 more Twitter “quote bots” @Shakespeare_quo & @Yoda_quotes .. made with @botroid (number of Bots:405) .. Sun Dec 26 05:07:51 +0000 2010

http://lucia.sourceforge.net .. “state-of-the-art in Italian Talking Head” .. an animated MPEG-4 talking face (Facial Animation Engine) .. Sun Dec 26 01:37:31 +0000 2010

“INTERFACE is a tool for simplifying and automating many of the operations needed for building a talking head” http://tinyurl.com/2ukgdnf .. Sun Dec 26 01:26:04 +0000 2010

Use @Pandorabots in www.opensimulator.org with “ssmbot” http://tinyurl.com/269sgz8 .. by @ssm2017 .. #opensim Sun Dec 26 00:28:41 +0000 2010

Watching video of Aisaac.com .. “AISAAC free virtual agent demo” http://youtu.be/LDWRDI1MRBU .. by @virtualAISAAC .. Sat Dec 25 23:53:45 +0000 2010

http://qaiml.sourceforge.net .. “C++ Qt-based library offering a simple API to parse AIML XML” .. by @houssem_bdioui .. #Arabic #Chatbot .. Sat Dec 25 21:40:43 +0000 2010

Watching video on emotionally intelligent interfaces, “The Emotional Computer” http://youtu.be/whCJ4NLUSB8 ..talking head by @HansonRobotics Sat Dec 25 21:15:43 +0000 2010

http://desktopmates.com .. “animated human like characters that live on your desktop” .. video demo http://youtu.be/69-d0Rkd8_E .. #MSAgent Sat Dec 25 20:47:36 +0000 2010

http://aisaac.com .. “Agent Interface To Support And Automatically Answer Customers” .. 100 free answers per month, extra answers $0.01 each Sat Dec 25 05:41:53 +0000 2010

Tis the season .. check out my father’s Twitter stream at @ljendicott .. born 1934 in Atlanta .. retired from IBM in 1987, after 27 years .. Fri Dec 24 17:22:07 +0000 2010

lemmatization is the process of grouping together the different inflected forms of a word so they can be analysed http://tinyurl.com/2ehrd59 Thu Dec 23 19:01:45 +0000 2010

I have noticed that the plague of Twitter “auto-follow bots” based on keywords/keyphrases has diminished in the past year .. Thu Dec 23 18:00:35 +0000 2010

Am getting hit with an increasing number of Twitter “responder bots”, essentially “reply spam” containing repetitive direct marketing links Thu Dec 23 17:58:37 +0000 2010

Looking at .. Wikipedia “Timeline of artificial intelligence” http://tinyurl.com/56l835 .. Thu Dec 23 14:51:30 +0000 2010

Checking out .. “Elizaibeth: Me, Myself and AI” http://elizaibeth.com .. by @grrl_robot .. #ShakespeareBot .. #ProgramO Thu Dec 23 06:17:49 +0000 2010

@massimonorth What is botsploitation ? Thu Dec 23 05:54:36 +0000 2010

“My Twitter Bots: Tens Of Thousands Of Followers Can’t Be Wrong” http://tinyurl.com/36yszd2 .. current army of twitterbots .. by @neilkod .. Thu Dec 23 01:38:25 +0000 2010

Watching video .. “IBM POWER7 processor chip animation” http://youtu.be/p7uoNxdkSBg .. “the world’s fastest processor” .. #ibmwatson Wed Dec 22 23:56:00 +0000 2010

“Escalating to a Live Chat” http://bit.ly/dFBM6m .. “integrate your own live chat with a @noHoldAI Virtual Agent” .. Wed Dec 22 22:59:15 +0000 2010

@nedhodge Seems that Blackberry Messenger (BBM) is not XMPP compatible .. most off-the-shelf chatbots will require an XMPP gateway .. Wed Dec 22 21:32:51 +0000 2010

RT @IBMWatson: Thanks for the questions: #ibmwatson does not use speech recognition. Wed Dec 22 21:23:51 +0000 2010

Cleverbot wins BCS Machine Intelligence Prize, Cambridge, 15th December 2010 http://cleverbot.com/machine .. Wed Dec 22 19:32:01 +0000 2010

@TheVirtualZone Hello Virtual Zone .. it would probably help if you got the link right on your website ! Wed Dec 22 17:09:28 +0000 2010

@IBMWatson Does “text message” mean SMS? Or, simply “textual” message? Does this mean #ibmwatson has no speech recognition? Wed Dec 22 16:43:19 +0000 2010

http://cnl.salk.edu .. checking out @Sejnowski Computational Neurobiology Lab .. @cnl_salk .. and publications http://tinyurl.com/28sg2wf .. Wed Dec 22 16:34:15 +0000 2010

NYT put #ibmwatson hardware at $1 million .. #Power750 32core goes for $350 grand http://tinyurl.com/35tzkj9 .. equaling 3x 32core clusters? Wed Dec 22 08:01:55 +0000 2010

#ibmwatson .. “consisted of a roomful of servers working at speeds thousands of times faster than most ordinary desktops” .. (NYT, 06-16-10) Wed Dec 22 07:50:59 +0000 2010

Checking out the Wikipedia entry for “Watson (artificial intelligence software)” http://tinyurl.com/2couj88 .. #ibmwatson .. #DeepQA Wed Dec 22 04:09:08 +0000 2010

EKDB is the “Extracted Knowledge Database” for storing entities and relations, housed within #DB2 .. #ibmwatson Wed Dec 22 03:55:09 +0000 2010

XCAS is an XML representation of the CAS (Common Analysis Structure) .. (“Glossary of UIMA Terms” http://tinyurl.com/27h4b76 ) .. #ibmwatson Wed Dec 22 03:29:55 +0000 2010

“The semantic index is constructed by doing named entity recognition on the texts in addition to tokenization” (G. Wilcock, 2009) #ibmwatson Wed Dec 22 02:53:14 +0000 2010

Book: “Introduction to Linguistic Annotation and Text Analytics” by Graham Wilcock (2009) http://tinyurl.com/28lfqn8 .. #UIMA Wed Dec 22 02:49:33 +0000 2010

Graphical representation of relation of UIMA analysis engines to #DB2 by David Ferrucci in 2006 http://twitpic.com/3i6wgx/full .. #ibmwatson Tue Dec 21 22:33:47 +0000 2010

DBLP List of publications: David Ferrucci http://tinyurl.com/2cv2k8s .. David A. Ferrucci http://tinyurl.com/2ce5j6d .. #ibmwatson Tue Dec 21 22:16:24 +0000 2010

Reading about #IBMDB2 .. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_DB2 .. which holds all #ibmwatson natural language data .. #DeepQA Tue Dec 21 21:48:44 +0000 2010

Looking at the preliminary table of contents for the forthcoming book “Building Better Minds” by @bengoertzel http://goertzel.org/TOC.pdf .. Tue Dec 21 21:43:18 +0000 2010

“I Was a Male Chat-bot” http://tinyurl.com/29nf9mn => “inQ Changes Name to TouchCommerce” http://tinyurl.com/28ez25m => @Touch_Commerce .. Tue Dec 21 20:31:44 +0000 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “From the Balkans to the Baltics by Bike, 1989-1991”, new audiobook by Marcus L Endicott.. http://tinyurl.com/2ajfhhn Tue Dec 21 19:18:03 +0000 2010

@scribd Where is your iPhone app? Can’t find it on the App Store .. Tue Dec 21 16:30:58 +0000 2010

DeepQA High-Level Architecture http://twitpic.com/3i414g/full .. [From: “Building Watson: An Overview of the DeepQA Project”] .. #ibmwatson Tue Dec 21 16:21:41 +0000 2010

“UIMA Overview & SDK Setup” (Copyright 2006 IBM) http://tinyurl.com/2cc93q7 [PDF] .. #ibmwatson .. #DeepQA Tue Dec 21 16:06:20 +0000 2010

“Watson connects with 2 TB of clustered storage for a total of 4 TB” http://tinyurl.com/24e6tfy .. #ibmwatson Tue Dec 21 15:48:16 +0000 2010

Watching demo of the Sensitive Artificial Listener project by @DFKI .. Chatting with a Virtual Agent Poppy .. http://youtu.be/F0HaVLsOZHE .. Tue Dec 21 15:14:22 +0000 2010

http://mechanicalturkeys.com .. “self learning artificially intelligent chatbot that learns 100% of its responses from chatting” .. Tue Dec 21 13:47:37 +0000 2010

#ibmwatson .. so, #Wordnet is utilized by #UIMA Analysis Engine which runs on #Hadoop on top of #Linux, all on a #power7 cluster .. #DeepQA Tue Dec 21 03:44:23 +0000 2010

Twitter Support has compromised on the issue of my MetaGuide bots .. they have unsuspended some .. and say they won’t unsuspend others .. Mon Dec 20 23:08:40 +0000 2010

.. @tweethopper over @dlvrit .. thumbs up for sure .. (Why do I keep wanting to thumbs up on Twitter?) .. Mon Dec 20 23:01:25 +0000 2010

@oddcast Where is the @sitepal iPhone app with speech recognition for my @Pandorabots ?!? Mon Dec 20 21:38:43 +0000 2010

Good Wikipedia entry on “Computer facial animation”, including “Speech Animation” http://tinyurl.com/2b45utm .. Mon Dec 20 16:18:19 +0000 2010

“concgrams allow for gaps in the n-grams and order variation too” ( via Mike Scott of http://lexically.net ) .. #Ngram Mon Dec 20 15:24:48 +0000 2010

@xtranormal Is it possible to connect XMPP into your system? Do you know of anyone using chatbots with your TTS and character animations? Mon Dec 20 03:22:02 +0000 2010

http://storygraph.org .. “a web-based computer program designed for the creation of story diagrams (storygrams) about nonfiction stories” .. Mon Dec 20 02:59:55 +0000 2010

“A speech recognising and talking realtime 3D virtual character controlled by ‘StoryGraph’ script” http://youtu.be/nb0FQRgJ6mI .. Mon Dec 20 02:57:35 +0000 2010

“From n-gram to skipgram to concgram” (2006) http://tinyurl.com/2cp3ozj [PDF] .. #Ngram Sun Dec 19 21:58:20 +0000 2010

“ConcGram 1.0: A Phraseological Search Engine” (2009) http://tinyurl.com/l8r9vk [PDF] .. #Ngram Sun Dec 19 21:18:27 +0000 2010

DIY #Ngram .. WSConcGram http://tinyurl.com/22vrjtp .. “program for finding concgrams, essentially related pairs, triplets, quadruplets” .. Sun Dec 19 19:32:12 +0000 2010

Watching video demo of the Companions-Project.org prototype “Companions Dialogue System” http://youtu.be/vIT98BgJJp4 .. Sun Dec 19 18:41:34 +0000 2010

Talking with ALICE (Artificial Linguistic Internet Computer Entity), speech-to-speech video demo .. http://youtu.be/HjDt7VDdMhY .. #alicebot Sun Dec 19 17:35:42 +0000 2010

“Better than a nagging woman” .. video demo of “A.I brain algorithm chobits yotamarker v7 beta” http://youtu.be/vkurUZsdOaY .. #VBNET Sun Dec 19 17:16:03 +0000 2010

Watching demo of .. hybrid chat interface (AI + live person) customer service solution .. http://youtu.be/VtFo85FqtWQ .. by @helpinteractive Sun Dec 19 17:00:24 +0000 2010

http://nobraille.com .. ARTI speech-to-speech PC operating system assistant .. video demo http://youtu.be/J33P9k_pwKU .. like #RoboMaticX1 Sun Dec 19 16:30:23 +0000 2010

2008 ACM preso .. SILVIA (Symbolically Isolated, Linguistically Variable, Intelligence Algorithms) http://tinyurl.com/2u5eht6 .. by @CogCode Sun Dec 19 08:09:59 +0000 2010

Watching Spanish language video demo of “AsLa Naturally Conversing PC v1.0 BETA 2” http://youtu.be/fdvMkXZLV8A .. by @calcasla .. #Chile Sun Dec 19 07:51:40 +0000 2010

Watching video .. “Aiko New Face 3D recognition and new voice demonstration” http://youtu.be/0rG5Pl544cI .. by @ProjectAiko .. Sun Dec 19 05:03:21 +0000 2010

My new, second audiobook is now available.. This is the story of the last Christmas in the Soviet Union.. http://cdbaby.com/cd/mlendicott2 Sat Dec 18 15:13:45 +0000 2010

Looking at Google’s new Phonetic Arts game engine voice synthesis products http://phonetic-arts.com/welcome/products .. including PA LipSync Sat Dec 18 00:58:19 +0000 2010

Watching demo of @dlvrit http://youtu.be/eq_gYO45RpU .. a new alternative to @twfeed and @tweethopper .. for connecting web feeds to Twitter Fri Dec 17 21:14:27 +0000 2010

RT @motters: Rise of the chatbots http://is.gd/iUWkQ .. Fri Dec 17 21:04:56 +0000 2010

Watching a demo of http://knowtilus.com .. animated web reader app .. @knowtilus .. http://youtu.be/R4mu0s6CBiY .. Fri Dec 17 20:17:10 +0000 2010

http://www.daz3d.com/i/software/mimic Mimic Pro provides an advanced environment for easily creating and editing facial animation sequences Fri Dec 17 20:03:39 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Google Ngram Viewer provides searchable dataset of books” http://tinyurl.com/39obgp3 .. http://ngrams.googlelabs.com .. #ngrams Fri Dec 17 19:58:30 +0000 2010

http://makehuman.org .. “Open Source software application that generates 3D humanoids” .. http://youtube.com/user/MHmaker .. Python API .. Fri Dec 17 19:50:44 +0000 2010

Reading about .. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DAZ_Studio .. by @daz3d .. and pondering interfacing animated avatars with #AI interpreters .. Fri Dec 17 19:42:20 +0000 2010

“Free Watson – IBM DeepQA test subject denied basic human rights” http://youtu.be/njL9goZbdM0 .. #ibmwatson Fri Dec 17 03:32:59 +0000 2010

http://vimeo.com/channels/agi10 .. presentation videos from Third Conference on Artificial General Intelligence, March 2010, Lugano .. Thu Dec 16 22:56:17 +0000 2010

http://www.aamas2011.tw .. 10th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, 2-6 May 2011, Taipei .. #ALA2011 .. Thu Dec 16 22:47:34 +0000 2010

http://web-ngram.research.microsoft.com .. Microsoft Web N-gram Services .. in partnership with Microsoft Bing .. @webngram .. #webngram .. Thu Dec 16 22:41:35 +0000 2010

RT @bobpulver: ‘Watson’ better name than MPPEBA (Massively Parallel Probabilistic Evidence-Based Architecture) .. Thu Dec 16 21:03:35 +0000 2010

#IBMWatson Unstructured Information Management Architecture (UIMA) http://uima.apache.org .. http://twitpic.com/3gd15v/full [diagram] .. Thu Dec 16 07:49:56 +0000 2010

#DeepQA: The Technology Behind Watson, Massively Parallel Probabilistic Evidence-Based Architecture http://twitpic.com/3gd0um/full [diagram] Thu Dec 16 07:36:24 +0000 2010

Twitter is shutting down my bots, and disrupting development of the Meta Guide project @mendicott/metaguide .. #twensored Thu Dec 16 02:47:56 +0000 2010

Watching demo of Edwin “speech-to-speech assistant and accessibility application for Android” http://youtu.be/l2GBxwua0PQ .. by @neureau .. Wed Dec 15 22:03:43 +0000 2010

http://supybotui.blogspot.com .. “Web interface for supybot, a cross-platform IRC bot written in python” .. by @anthonyloven .. Wed Dec 15 21:56:56 +0000 2010

http://apps.facebook.com/luxoft_avatar .. checking out Luxoft virtual assistant “Lena” on Facebook .. by @LuxoftPoland .. Wed Dec 15 21:52:09 +0000 2010

http://chaturing.com .. “design and production of chatbots presents new possibilities in interactive digital storytelling”.. by @Miniracer37 Wed Dec 15 21:46:51 +0000 2010

“Digital Accessible Information System, or DAISY, is a means of creating digital talking books for people” .. @DAISYConsortium .. Wed Dec 15 21:30:56 +0000 2010

http://accessiblenews.co.in .. “extracts the article of interest and removes all the junk links and graphics from news pages” .. #API Wed Dec 15 21:27:30 +0000 2010

http://wiki.opencog.org/w/CogBuntu .. “a remixed version of Ubuntu Linux that includes all of @OpenCog’s major components .. ready-to-run!” Wed Dec 15 21:20:19 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Simple lip-sync animations in Linux” http://tinyurl.com/24mmb3b .. Wed Dec 15 21:04:36 +0000 2010

Sooo .. #ibmwatson is built on a #power7 cluster running #linux and using #wordnet offline .. Wed Dec 15 18:59:07 +0000 2010

RT @rafmatics: IBM’s Watson runs on Linux! .. #ibmwatson .. Wed Dec 15 18:52:25 +0000 2010

RT @ibmperformance: Want to get your own Watson? #ibmwatson #POWER7 cluster based on Power 750 you can get today! http://tinyurl.com/2fg9ata Wed Dec 15 15:41:53 +0000 2010

According to David Ferucci .. #ibmwatson is using the offline version of the http://wordnet.princeton.edu lexical database .. Wed Dec 15 15:26:02 +0000 2010

http://ibmwatson.com .. “Countdown to the Jeopardy! Challenge February 14th, 2011” .. @IBMWatson .. #ibmwatson .. Wed Dec 15 07:09:28 +0000 2010

@IBMWatson Can #ibmwatson tweet and answer questions about itself on Twitter? Wed Dec 15 02:33:42 +0000 2010

http://nabix.co.kr .. checking out demos of new Korean video-based virtual girlfriend iphone app “Mina” .. Tue Dec 14 19:07:54 +0000 2010

http://evil.eu .. Pan European EVIL (Electronic Virtual Intelligent Life) .. “exploit the true Power of EVIL”.. also http://hellsembassy.com Tue Dec 14 18:47:29 +0000 2010

@supecell1970 Have you seen the new Denise virtual assistant http://guile3d.com/en by @Guile3DStudio ..which does facial recognition ? #AIML Tue Dec 14 05:32:06 +0000 2010

@ansr8r Can you twalk? Mon Dec 13 18:37:15 +0000 2010

@twittordrone Who made you? Mon Dec 13 18:32:16 +0000 2010

http://twittordrone.googlecode.com .. “A learning twitter bot based on pyborg and pytwitter” .. @twittordrone .. Mon Dec 13 18:32:00 +0000 2010

http://twiterlist2rss.appspot.com .. seems way over quota .. but, found a great Yahoo! Pipe that does same thing http://tinyurl.com/32cjuao Sun Dec 12 06:40:01 +0000 2010

Reading “@VirtuOz Rapid Adapt” datasheet http://tinyurl.com/28bn2ch [PDF] .. “first adaptive virtual agent system that continually learns” Sat Dec 11 16:18:22 +0000 2010

@jdar Re chatbot about chatbots, see my Twitter bot about chatbots at @mendicott/chatbotters .. Sat Dec 11 16:04:59 +0000 2010

“Bot Description Language” (BDL) was created by @rsiqueira to run chatbots such as @roboed by @Insite_Internet .. Sat Dec 11 15:54:23 +0000 2010

The Kent County Council (UK) webiste is using a @Pandorabots “Virtual Presenter, Lisa” http://tinyurl.com/28svkb7 to answer questions .. Sat Dec 11 15:39:26 +0000 2010

Checking @contentAI studio’s videos at http://tinyurl.com/252ggoa .. Sat Dec 11 15:31:06 +0000 2010

http://inbot.com.br .. “software de Inteligência Artificial para criação de Personagens Virtuais” .. by @Insite_Internet .. maker of @roboed Sat Dec 11 15:16:56 +0000 2010

Checking out the @inbenta virtual assistant http://tinyurl.com/3azg7qr .. also on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/39bm66o .. Sat Dec 11 14:48:53 +0000 2010

At the moment .. @twfeed is feeding 2,200,429 (over two million, two hundred thousand) feeds into Twitter and Facebook .. Sat Dec 11 01:02:32 +0000 2010

http://sentimap.com .. “document extractor” and “sentence analyzer” .. by @kinshuk_in .. Fri Dec 10 17:47:11 +0000 2010

http://bot.daio.com .. “speaking chatbot widget for your website” .. “create you unique talking robot with voice synthesis” .. #WordPress .. Fri Dec 10 16:28:45 +0000 2010

Watching video demo of new @ATT virtual agent “Kate” http://tinyurl.com/2u2xbr3 .. apparently made by @Next_IT .. Fri Dec 10 16:11:38 +0000 2010

Reading .. “@Intellitar avatars a poor substitute for afterlife” http://tinyurl.com/2w3g8ug .. for details see http://virtualeternity.com .. Thu Dec 09 20:21:15 +0000 2010

@arwyn_avatar Can you twalk? Thu Dec 09 20:13:39 +0000 2010

Reading white paper .. “Deploying Chatbots to Customer Advantage” http://tinyurl.com/2dkj73b .. by @DadenLimited .. Thu Dec 09 20:09:13 +0000 2010

“AT&T ups the ante in speech recognition” http://tinyurl.com/259o3pp .. “The whole idea .. is to develop an intelligent virtual agent” .. Thu Dec 09 19:53:50 +0000 2010

http://ai.bluemars.com/chat .. “Suzette, the award winning Blue Mars Chat Bot” .. by @bluemarsonline .. Thu Dec 09 19:34:15 +0000 2010

Reading about .. “Novel Chatterbot System Utilizing BBS Information for Estimating User Interests” http://tinyurl.com/3yyrvsg .. Thu Dec 09 19:25:58 +0000 2010

http://aipioneer.com .. free advanced chatbot platform that memorizes conversations and reasons using logic rules .. by @shangfenghu .. Thu Dec 09 18:36:06 +0000 2010

‘Catbot’ answers patrons’ questions at @MentorPL http://www.mentorpl.org/catbot.html .. #Pandorabots .. #SitePal .. #Chatbot .. Thu Dec 09 18:07:01 +0000 2010

Watching video about “@itweetlive personal mass comunication tools” http://youtu.be/atTET8bYhB4 .. semi-automated Twitter auto-responder .. Thu Dec 09 17:49:56 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Chatterbots and Natural Language Processing: A real example with Brazilian Correios Bot @TweetComendas”; http://bit.ly/hRk2NZ .. Thu Dec 09 17:31:51 +0000 2010

@kcpike Re building a “chatterbox” (AI chatbot) .. Check out my Twitter List at @mendicott/chatbotters .. Thu Dec 09 17:20:01 +0000 2010

Watching video demo of Anya Actorbot http://youtu.be/kr7akgtvfQ0 .. a Pandorabot Actorbot available for #SecondLife .. by @missyrestless .. Thu Dec 09 16:59:29 +0000 2010

.. @AI_AGW .. “has a list of some ~10k ‘sane’ people, if anyone of those uses a phrase the bot corrects itself & reports that’s done so” .. Thu Dec 09 16:05:52 +0000 2010

.. @NigelLeck’s now famous climate change Twitter chatbot @AI_AGW .. was previously http://topsy.com/twitter/ai_v2 until Jun 29, 2010 .. Thu Dec 09 16:00:24 +0000 2010

http://iva2011.ru.is .. 11th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, Reykjavik 15-17 Sept. 2011 .. Theme: Language & Culture Thu Dec 09 15:09:13 +0000 2010

http://fbrss.com .. Export your Facebook status to RSS! Thu Dec 09 02:49:54 +0000 2010

Reading .. Microsoft’s voice platform to get a ‘brain’ http://tinyurl.com/3yen3al .. by @Josh .. Wed Dec 08 20:22:43 +0000 2010

http://8-i.us .. another chatbot blog attempting to be written by @8planet .. and purporting to be “the world’s first AIML blogger” .. Wed Dec 08 19:18:47 +0000 2010

http://halo4256.livejournal.com .. blog being written by @halorossini, the resident chatbot at @DadenLimited .. Wed Dec 08 19:07:49 +0000 2010

Watching demo video .. @VirtuOz Seamlessly Integrates with @LivePersonInc http://youtu.be/UZaU24DifGk .. hybrid chatbot + person system .. Wed Dec 08 16:21:14 +0000 2010

http://trapit.com .. “a dedicated assistant that learns what you like and finds it for you” .. @goTrapit .. #Chattertrap .. Wed Dec 08 00:31:14 +0000 2010

2007 PowerPoint presentation illustrating “Active, a platform for building intelligent software” http://tinyurl.com/363utv5 [PPT] .. Wed Dec 08 00:20:49 +0000 2010

Active Framework .. “a unified tool and associated methodologies for building intelligent systems” .. http://tinyurl.com/28n33hj .. Wed Dec 08 00:10:46 +0000 2010

Reading “Active, A Platform For Building Intelligent Software” (2006) http://tinyurl.com/2fus44o [PDF] .. by D.Guzzoni, A.Cheyer & C.Baur .. Wed Dec 08 00:06:38 +0000 2010

Watching (nearly an hour) of @scobleizer on Apple’s @Siri : Part 1) http://youtu.be/IY5E3fnlucc .. Part 2) http://youtu.be/2SYWnRMqW8E .. Tue Dec 07 23:38:22 +0000 2010

Watching demo videos of iPhone Baldi app at : 1) http://youtu.be/mDfKdRh5h_g .. 2) http://youtu.be/3YvUho2lP6c .. Tue Dec 07 19:03:22 +0000 2010

Watching video demo of @MonicaTalks virtual assistant for the iPhone at http://youtu.be/hEaWV73B_zQ .. by @andrehawit .. Tue Dec 07 18:56:03 +0000 2010

Reading about iPhone Baldi app http://animatedspeech.com/iphonebaldi.html .. presumably made using Baldi Sync http://tinyurl.com/2fydvbf .. Tue Dec 07 17:45:05 +0000 2010

Catching up on past few months of Twitter by backing up my Twitter bots to PDF using @myTwebo for convenient offline reading via iTouch .. Tue Dec 07 17:12:36 +0000 2010

Just backedup an entire Yahoo Group archive for convenient offline reading using Wilson Logan’s “PGO Lite” http://personalgroupware.com .. Mon Dec 06 19:25:41 +0000 2010

And .. the paperback version of my 2004 book VAGABOND GLOBETROTTING 3 is now available for $19.91 at http://tinyurl.com/2a75ode .. Mon Dec 06 17:01:36 +0000 2010

The audiobook version of my VAGABOND GLOBETROTTING 3 is also available for $9.99 at http://cdbaby.com/cd/mlendicott .. Mon Dec 06 16:55:40 +0000 2010

My 2004 book VAGABOND GLOBETROTTING 3 is available today on the new Google eBookstore for $9.99 in ePub format http://tinyurl.com/2u5g8fv .. Mon Dec 06 16:51:17 +0000 2010

http://imnarrator.sourceforge.net ..”provides text-to-speech and speech-to-text services for Instant Messaging clients for the blind” (2004) Mon Dec 06 06:02:15 +0000 2010

Not impressed w/ http://cleverbot.com/app “Cleverbot HD” ($2.99) interface.. “emotional avatar” is lame.. needs animated avatar w/ voice-io Sun Dec 05 22:53:13 +0000 2010

So far my favorite iTouch apps are .. Chris Chauvin’s “Web Reader – Text to Speech” ($1.99) .. and @SpeakTweetApp (Free) by @albertodebo .. Sun Dec 05 22:45:10 +0000 2010

Been offline, working .. bought a new iPod Touch .. checking out @MonicaTalks app by @andrehawit .. liking it better than Apple’s @Siri .. Sun Dec 05 22:23:05 +0000 2010

@CFACT Note, all retweets containing CFACT going to @twitbotix have now been blocked .. Tue Nov 30 00:28:29 +0000 2010

http://github.com/adewale/Buzz-Chat-Bot .. jaiku-style chat bot for Buzz using the new discovery-based client libraries .. by @ade_oshineye Fri Sep 10 04:35:32 +0000 2010

http://robot-club.com/lti/julia .. Julia, the TinyMUD Chatterbot (Loebner 94) .. by Michael L Mauldin http://robot-club.com/lti .. @TeamToad Fri Sep 10 04:22:23 +0000 2010

Watching video .. “Spykee Chatbot” http://youtu.be/oHGLvApZN1M .. modified Spykee wifi robot that uses AIML .. #wirelessjava2002 #roguelike Fri Sep 10 03:41:43 +0000 2010

Did you know .. there is a Twitter bot about Twitterbots at @twitbotix .. Fri Sep 10 02:09:22 +0000 2010

@vark What is the best Twitter chatbot? Thu Sep 09 21:19:22 +0000 2010

Looking at @InteliWISE FAQ Agent http://faqsoftwareagent.com .. converts your traditional FAQ into interactive help .. see also @faqsoftware Wed Sep 08 18:23:03 +0000 2010

Reading about .. 2K BotPrize for 2010 http://botprize.org .. won by @ConsciousRobots .. Computational Intelligence and Games .. #CIG2010 Wed Sep 08 16:34:53 +0000 2010

I still think a STT-TTS system with a generic IM/XMPP backend would be a very useful product, especially when attached to an avatar system.. Wed Sep 08 15:14:46 +0000 2010

A pluggable backend API system could inform whatever modular personal agent intelligence with an infinite amount of customizable detail .. Wed Sep 08 15:08:00 +0000 2010

A pluggable avatar system should be customizable, whether highly fanciful or photo realistic, and at a minimum with automated lip-sync .. Wed Sep 08 14:55:21 +0000 2010

XML APIs and/or XMPP interfaces are ideal ways to create pluggable intelligences, whether Pandorabots, Verbots, OpenCog, ad infinitum .. Wed Sep 08 14:49:24 +0000 2010

What I really want is .. a generic cloud-hosted personal agent platform .. with STT-TTS + freely pluggable: intelligences, avatars, APIs .. Wed Sep 08 14:41:05 +0000 2010

@italianbot Can you twalk? Wed Sep 08 13:41:56 +0000 2010

Looking at.. Furtwangen IKS Semantic Engine (FISE) http://tinyurl.com/2bkzb3d .. Open Source HTTP service.. demo http://tinyurl.com/2dtxmko Tue Sep 07 16:45:51 +0000 2010

Reading about .. @DadenLimited Discourse engine http://tinyurl.com/2eoqep5 .. and looking at diagram of Altair http://twitpic.com/2m5iw3 .. Tue Sep 07 15:37:34 +0000 2010

“AIML Pattern Matching Simplified” http://tinyurl.com/7czebz .. an explanation of using wildcards in #AIML .. by @drwallace .. #Graphmaster Tue Sep 07 14:29:08 +0000 2010

Looking at .. Program-Y http://pyaiml.sourceforge.net .. A Python AIML Interpreter by Cort Stratton .. see also http://howie.sourceforge.net Tue Sep 07 14:07:18 +0000 2010

Direct feedback: “I did check @ask_lisa as well .. chatbot doesn’t work. Just generates random answers Not sure what they want to achieve” Tue Sep 07 12:54:29 +0000 2010

Checking out cool Dutch language video chatbot http://asklisa.nl (@ask_lisa) by @stevengeldof .. #chatbots Tue Sep 07 12:14:45 +0000 2010

Twitterbot Architecture: ComplexSearchString => GoogleAlertsFeed => GoogleReaderSharedFeed => YahooPipesRSS => TweetHopper => Twitter .. #AI Mon Sep 06 18:28:04 +0000 2010

Checking out .. Sidra http://tinyurl.com/2wqkugg .. @Synthetix_uk virtual agent at @Yorkshirewater .. Mon Sep 06 16:17:17 +0000 2010

Watching various videos about .. Interactive Voice and Video Response (IVVR) http://tinyurl.com/2wmxzlf .. Mon Sep 06 16:04:55 +0000 2010

Layar Augmented Reality Browser @LayarMobile .. API Documentation http://layar.pbworks.com .. for #iPhone & #Android .. Mon Sep 06 15:20:22 +0000 2010

Version 1.2 sees Cleverbot renamed Cleverbot HD http://tinyurl.com/32xxu74 .. Cleverbot iPhone / iPad app requires WiFi ($2.99) .. #Icogno Mon Sep 06 14:51:10 +0000 2010

Most Popular @Pandorabots for Last 24 Hours http://pandorabots.com/botmaster/en/mostactive .. #AIML #Chatbots Mon Sep 06 14:34:57 +0000 2010

@Dutchcowboy Do you have any examples of embodied, voice-enabled chatbots in augmented reality? Mon Sep 06 14:28:57 +0000 2010

LingPipe’s Competition http://tinyurl.com/5zhkwp .. “list of ongoing large-scale, multi-function natural language toolkits” .. Mon Sep 06 13:52:57 +0000 2010

@InteliWISE FWIW, my advice is to split your Twitter channel into on-topic company news, and personal principal account for everything else. Mon Sep 06 12:48:35 +0000 2010

http://slidebuddy.com .. create your own interactive presentations using ready-made professionally recorded characters .. by @InteliWISE .. Mon Sep 06 12:41:33 +0000 2010

http://botdom.com .. wiki for the #Botdom channel on @deviantART .. chatroom all about chatroom bots.. see also http://botlab.deviantart.com Mon Sep 06 12:25:40 +0000 2010

Watching ..Talking Tutor Software Demo http://youtu.be/sS0B-Z1UQlM .. translating, speaking Interactive White Board Avatar .. by @EmasUK .. Mon Sep 06 11:28:31 +0000 2010

A Tutorial For Adding Knowledge to Your @Pandorabots http://tinyurl.com/35yoc72 .. #AIML #Chatbot Sun Sep 05 21:57:37 +0000 2010

FreeHAL http://freehal.org .. “most advanced self-learning artificial intelligence available as free (open source) software” .. #chatbot Sun Sep 05 21:00:21 +0000 2010

Watching demo video .. “Sarah, @Paypal’s Virtual Agent” http://youtu.be/QEayxHb90fM .. by @VirtuOz .. Sun Sep 05 16:46:23 +0000 2010

Reading about .. DATR and nonmonotonic inheritance networks .. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DATR .. Sun Sep 05 16:11:37 +0000 2010

Flatbot – Flash Chatbot http://tinyurl.com/knyonj .. “Actionscript sends a request with the input keywords to the XML” .. #mikhga Sun Sep 05 15:59:09 +0000 2010

@ollej @shoutbot is taken, maybe try #bridgebot .. Sun Sep 05 15:42:43 +0000 2010

Looking at .. Speech to Text (STT) http://tinyurl.com/35oo58h and Text To Speech (TTS) http://tinyurl.com/llfgj3 for Android developers .. Sun Sep 05 15:40:25 +0000 2010

Reading about .. @stcu custom “conversation engine” .. built on @pitneybowes “Data Flow” product (2009) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/28dpxzk .. Sun Sep 05 15:19:10 +0000 2010

“Pynder is a Jabber Chat Bot for MUCs written in Python” http://tinyurl.com/29hlw8t .. by @Strubbl .. (MUC=”Multi-User Chat” room like IRC) Sun Sep 05 14:48:53 +0000 2010

http://ibot2000.co.uk .. chatbot by original R2-D2 creator @AnthonyDyson .. demo http://youtu.be/Tf4sGOGzWb4 .. #turnpagestudios #robotworld Sun Sep 05 14:31:40 +0000 2010

Reading about .. Computational Verb Cellular Networks (CVCN) .. modeling human social interaction .. (2009) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/2f9z8oa Sun Sep 05 04:24:46 +0000 2010

In Cellular Neural Networks (CNN) .. “communication is allowed between neighbouring units only” .. http://tinyurl.com/yj9833v Sun Sep 05 04:11:07 +0000 2010

http://aied2011.canterbury.ac.nz .. 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, Christchurch, 27/06/11 – 01/07/11 Sat Sep 04 16:03:58 +0000 2010

Watching primo video .. “How to get, set up and use Nimbuzz chat bot” http://youtu.be/Dqt_cR61K9M .. a jabber bot for @Nimbuzz server .. Sat Sep 04 15:29:51 +0000 2010

“R language has become a de facto standard among statisticians for the development of statistical software” http://tinyurl.com/5fl5gg .. Sat Sep 04 13:40:32 +0000 2010

Looking at @hthth’s brain online => http://tinyurl.com/24rq77 .. in his 3D web-applet made for visualizing magnetic resonance images .. Sat Sep 04 12:06:43 +0000 2010

R.I.V.K.A http://tinyurl.com/28fewgv .. AIML chatbot app for iphone .. by Moti Joseph (gamepe.com) .. #RIVKA Fri Sep 03 14:52:56 +0000 2010

http://vhil.stanford.edu .. Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab .. studying people in immersive virtual reality simulations .. Fri Sep 03 14:38:05 +0000 2010

According to @jaredwigmore .. “There has been more talk about connecting @OpenCog and dANN” .. Java AI library http://tinyurl.com/yh2pvac .. Fri Sep 03 14:29:16 +0000 2010

http://micropsi.org .. “MicroPsi agent architecture describes the interaction of emotion, motivation and cognition of situated agents” .. Fri Sep 03 14:25:38 +0000 2010

2004 German language chatbot “Stella” http://tinyurl.com/2cfzk9a of the Bibliothekssystem Universität Hamburg by @Novomind .. Fri Sep 03 14:16:03 +0000 2010

2006 German language chatbot “Ina” http://tinyurl.com/243pm8m of Bücherhallen Hamburg by @ArtiSol .. Fri Sep 03 14:09:01 +0000 2010

Mic, named after mimic, is a topic driven IRC chatbot http://tinyurl.com/25aupht .. copies & repeats sentences.. by @FlowDevelopment .. #PHP Fri Sep 03 13:33:18 +0000 2010

.. @Oddcast’s 3D Worlds .. lets multiple users chat and interact with customized avatars in a full 3D environment http://tinyurl.com/2eb6obz Fri Sep 03 12:29:26 +0000 2010

@gadgetboy Have you seen http://semantic-mediawiki.org & http://semwiki.org yet? Fri Sep 03 00:52:40 +0000 2010

@tweethopper Well, you asked .. if it was obvious, someone else would’ve done it .. @Pandorabots are DIY conversational agents, a form of AI Thu Sep 02 22:47:56 +0000 2010

@tweethopper I would be interested to see a plug-and-play twitter<->pandorabots UI for their XML “API” => http://tinyurl.com/3yzkzo2 .. ;^) Thu Sep 02 19:46:43 +0000 2010

Clarissa http://tinyurl.com/2dugf46 voice-operated procedure browser was built using the Regulus Grammar Compiler http://tinyurl.com/355pehh Thu Sep 02 18:59:54 +0000 2010

“REGULUS is an Open Source platform for compiling unification grammars into Nuance compatible GSL grammars” http://tinyurl.com/355pehh .. Thu Sep 02 18:56:35 +0000 2010

Clarissa http://tinyurl.com/2dugf46 .. voice-operated procedure browser installed on ISS in 2005.. the first spoken dialogue system in space Thu Sep 02 18:54:17 +0000 2010

Reading about .. spoken dialogue systems for space applications .. the Clarissa Procedure Browser (2004) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/29qo7vj .. Thu Sep 02 18:43:54 +0000 2010

Looking at the http://aliz-e.org project .. European Commission-funded robot companions to befriend sick kids .. using the @gostai platform Thu Sep 02 18:02:23 +0000 2010

Reading about Urbi Forge http://urbiforge.org .. “open-source software platform to control robots or complex systems” .. by @gostai .. #ROS Thu Sep 02 17:55:13 +0000 2010

Re-started both my Twitter chatbots @vagabot (Verbot) and @twaveladvisor (Pandorabot) .. both fully interactive again on Twitter .. #Twuring Thu Sep 02 16:30:05 +0000 2010

Moved my semantic Twitter bot @SemanticBot back from @twfeed to @tweethopper and re-started .. Thu Sep 02 16:27:10 +0000 2010

@dannystaple FYI .. both my Twitter chat bots @vagabot (Verbot) & @twaveladvisor (Pandorabot) are interactive on Twitter again .. #Twuring Thu Sep 02 16:10:20 +0000 2010

@twaveladvisor Have you spoken with VagaBot lately? Thu Sep 02 14:06:47 +0000 2010

@vagabot Do you have any clue what I’m twalking about? Thu Sep 02 13:56:15 +0000 2010

My sustainable tourism Twitter bots @greentravel1 .. @greentravel2 .. @green_travel_gp are available at Twitter List @mendicott/greentravel Thu Sep 02 12:57:34 +0000 2010

Moved Twitter bot @greentravel2 from @rss2twitteer to @tweethopper and re-started .. deleted and re-started @green_travel_gp at@twfeed .. Thu Sep 02 12:52:27 +0000 2010

http://reader2twitter.appspot.com .. Sync Your Google Reader Shared Items to Twitter @gr2t .. by @lookon .. Wed Sep 01 22:49:21 +0000 2010

@disjoerd http://thetweetbot.com looks cool, count me in .. would like to see some @ecreation_en virtual agents running through it too .. Wed Sep 01 15:17:46 +0000 2010

@ollej : “added two-way communication between my jabber bot and twitter” => would that be added to http://github.com/ollej/shoutbridge ? Wed Sep 01 15:03:25 +0000 2010

“atkbot is a cross platform IRC bot written in Java, designed to takeover IRC channels” http://tinyurl.com/3a5myyc .. by @comradeb14ck .. Wed Sep 01 14:44:14 +0000 2010

POE-Component-IRC-Plugin-MegaHAL-0.40 http://tinyurl.com/2a5eso3 .. makes it very easy to add a MegaHAL brain to an IRC bot.. by @hinriksig Wed Sep 01 14:38:40 +0000 2010

“Talking Dadorac” now joined by .. “Talking Natalie” .. “Talking Kris” .. “Talking Death” iPhone chatbot apps by @tejkaushal .. #mindskate Wed Sep 01 14:29:01 +0000 2010

Watching .. http://botcolony.com demo vid http://youtu.be/L8JD-fN4gT8 .. by http://northsideinc.com .. wondering why they’re not on Twitter Wed Sep 01 03:48:00 +0000 2010

Reading about .. Natural Language Generation (NLG) http://tinyurl.com/qw93wq .. a subtopic of natural language processing (NLP) in AI .. Wed Sep 01 03:27:49 +0000 2010

@cleverAI Can you twalk? Tue Aug 31 18:32:38 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Spiral trajectories through chatbotspace II” http://tinyurl.com/36eluwc .. by @trip_technician .. quest for the semantic chatbot Tue Aug 31 18:10:08 +0000 2010

Virtual Agent “Jen” http://myeservice.com .. Virtual Chat for @BMCSoftware Remedy Action Request System .. video http://youtu.be/bNp3nqcH2bA Tue Aug 31 17:10:51 +0000 2010

Smack API http://tinyurl.com/n99bha .. “Open Source XMPP (Jabber) client library for instant messaging and presence. A pure Java library” .. Tue Aug 31 16:50:46 +0000 2010

Looking at .. Cpedia (alpha) http://cpedia.com .. “the automated encyclopedia from Cuil” .. resembles a robotic Wikipedia .. Tue Aug 31 16:41:24 +0000 2010

Checking out .. TheGoddamnChatbot http://tinyurl.com/37yklp9 .. “chatbot framework+implementation for XMPP-based MUC room chats and IRC” .. Tue Aug 31 16:13:32 +0000 2010

Pic of Cleverbot iPhone app in action => http://tweetphoto.com/42466340 .. Tue Aug 31 14:54:00 +0000 2010

Looking at .. Bayesian Feed Filtering http://tinyurl.com/39cbvaa .. by @philbarker .. see also http://bayesianfeedfilter.wordpress.com .. Tue Aug 31 14:42:12 +0000 2010

Looking at .. @charactorbot http://tinyurl.com/y5pjnac .. Japanese language Twitter bot maker .. by @sifue .. #twittbot Tue Aug 31 00:47:33 +0000 2010

@twaveladvisor What is your favorite color? Tue Aug 31 00:15:22 +0000 2010

Following @botroid .. automated system which tweets on your behalf .. enables you to create a “bot” for free without any programming skills Mon Aug 30 19:27:20 +0000 2010

Cleverbot.com appears to understand the constructed language “Toki Pona” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toki_Pona according to @matthewmartin Mon Aug 30 19:24:14 +0000 2010

@neilkod Did you ever create any kind of central index to all your twitterbots? Mon Aug 30 12:42:50 +0000 2010

So I asked Cleverbot.com .. “Are you Bayesian?” .. and it replied “Yes” .. Sun Aug 29 18:56:54 +0000 2010

http://dbacl.sourceforge.net .. digramic Bayesian classifier .. lightweight UNIX/POSIX utilities to classify text documents automatically .. Sun Aug 29 18:41:54 +0000 2010

Checking out .. PHP Class Talking Machine http://tinyurl.com/37g5hsa .. Bayesian command line tool .. by Francisco J. Arias #frannauta .. Sun Aug 29 14:54:39 +0000 2010

Using ProgramD AIML bot as a personal assistant .. jetty webserver configured with a programd http://tinyurl.com/24wyxxf by @berlinbrowndev Sun Aug 29 13:37:11 +0000 2010

Automatically animate some or all of your tweets http://youtu.be/H74sxutSHis .. text to video with @BeemaInc .. #VirtualAvatars #tweetsvideo Sun Aug 29 13:14:27 +0000 2010

Python-Based Reinforcement Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Neural Network Library http://pybrain.org .. machine learning library .. Sat Aug 28 14:21:10 +0000 2010

“Beyond the Hollow Shell: AI Programmer Robby Garner” (@fluxoersted) http://tinyurl.com/2v2fk8o .. his bots are starring in a play .. #JFRED Fri Aug 27 18:49:19 +0000 2010

“Microsoft Web N-gram Services: Expanded Availability, New API” http://tinyurl.com/3y757tz .. now for all non-commercial researchers .. Fri Aug 27 17:24:51 +0000 2010

@cgranade What are your chatbot projects, any links?? Fri Aug 27 17:14:44 +0000 2010

.. @jeeneyAI Features & Abilities => http://tinyurl.com/3anynrf ..10 of Jeeney’s primary logical functions (Jeeney is roughly 3.4 years old) Fri Aug 27 16:42:06 +0000 2010

Repurposed my @chatbotix Twitter-bot and added it to my Chatbotters Twitter List @mendicott/chatbotters .. Fri Aug 27 16:27:42 +0000 2010

Jan Bogaerts’ also offers a desktop version of his Aici chatbot, as well as a Neural network designer program http://tinyurl.com/2bjtbge .. Fri Aug 27 15:37:24 +0000 2010

Conversing with .. Jan Bogaerts’ Aici chatbot http://tinyurl.com/2bdq24c (requires MS Silverlight) .. based on resonating neural network .. Fri Aug 27 15:34:05 +0000 2010

Looking at .. “Imaginary Friend” http://ifriend.sourceforge.net .. simple, powerful multi-protocol, multi-lingual chatbot .. by @ifriend_dev Fri Aug 27 15:10:38 +0000 2010

Reading .. Griffin Weber’s 2005 thesis about the Harvard biomedical chatbot VPbot using SQL .. http://griffinweber.com/thesis.pdf .. Fri Aug 27 07:18:17 +0000 2010

Extension and Prerequisite: An Algorithm to Enable Relations

Between Responses in Chatbot Technology (2010) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/2et2lek Fri Aug 27 07:10:41 +0000 2010

Not exactly chatbots .. but re-animating dead poets from still images and sound recordings http://youtu.be/xoM1Ci6TVTA .. #poetryanimations Fri Aug 27 02:48:32 +0000 2010

An example of .. affective computing .. would be a virtual agent adjusting its facial expressions to the emotional state of a user .. Thu Aug 26 19:23:06 +0000 2010

“Peter Voss – Singularity Institute Interview Series” http://tinyurl.com/2aavol4 .. 2007 video talking about @adaptiveai & @smartactionco .. Thu Aug 26 19:15:18 +0000 2010

Conversing with Meghan (in IE configured with Haptek.com Player) http://tinyurl.com/39cp399 .. made by gt40.chez-alice.fr using @Pandorabots Thu Aug 26 18:52:25 +0000 2010

Checking out.. Ask Verizon Frank http://tinyurl.com/2dhmsso .. automated customer support agent .. Tips for using http://tinyurl.com/23qpzm6 Thu Aug 26 18:28:27 +0000 2010

@kfury Is AOLiza still working? If so, what’s the most direct way to interact with it? Any plans to make it interactive on Twitter? Thu Aug 26 17:39:18 +0000 2010

Checking out .. Genifer AGI http://genifer.googlecode.com .. “common-sense reasoning agent” .. by @CyberOrganism01 .. Thu Aug 26 15:26:04 +0000 2010

@kfury What is the current story with your AOLiza ? Thu Aug 26 14:46:48 +0000 2010

I can confirm that @cbrett60 seems to have taught Cleverbot.com that “we are one” => http://twitpic.com/2iccp2 .. Thu Aug 26 14:34:45 +0000 2010

@scribbington Are you twalkative ? Thu Aug 26 14:27:30 +0000 2010

Scribbington Dreud @scribbington .. randomly tweeting Python IRC chatbot .. by @thescoundrels .. Thu Aug 26 14:26:39 +0000 2010

Watching New Zealand chatbot company http://robot-hosting.com demo videos about “superhuman” robot doctor http://youtube.com/user/x21x21x21 Wed Aug 25 19:58:01 +0000 2010

More CRF N-gram work coming out of @MSFTResearch .. “Understanding the Semantic Structure of Noun Phrase Queries” http://tinyurl.com/2c6rbjp Wed Aug 25 19:22:42 +0000 2010

Watching video demo of GCU AIML virtual-patient chatbots http://youtu.be/QoeREsQSBSE .. answer health history questions in text and voice .. Wed Aug 25 18:51:58 +0000 2010

Reading about .. Robot Interaction Language http://roila.org .. spoken language for robots .. easy for humans to learn .. optimized for ASR Wed Aug 25 18:41:46 +0000 2010

Brain Chatbot http://thebot.de .. German language “self-learning” chat bot .. built by Thorsten Radde of http://spaakensoft.de .. Wed Aug 25 18:23:09 +0000 2010

Reading about .. @eGain ChatBot http://tinyurl.com/26k4cdd .. and trying Eve demo at http://tinyurl.com/2vk2546 .. used by Vodafone Portugal Wed Aug 25 17:42:50 +0000 2010

Chat With Anna http://tinyurl.com/24fkl8w .. chatbot app for iPhone .. made with http://j-alice.sourceforge.net .. Wed Aug 25 17:28:20 +0000 2010

HalVisionX http://tinyurl.com/37wwtq5 .. allows Zabaware UltraHal to search for faces and automatically fire up the console when found .. Wed Aug 25 16:58:11 +0000 2010

Checking out .. Virtual Robot Experimentation Platform http://v-rep.eu .. “Create. Compose. Simulate.” .. demo http://youtu.be/_hSG1N9wE80 Wed Aug 25 16:03:12 +0000 2010

Looking at http://speechpad.com .. “The Easiest Way to Record, Transcribe and Share Audio” .. by @speechpad .. Wed Aug 25 15:47:23 +0000 2010

Watching Cleverbot.com conversing in Italian language http://youtu.be/EP5TH3S0UEo .. Wed Aug 25 15:32:18 +0000 2010

Just wrote http://paperrater.com asking for Grammar Checker API .. Wed Aug 25 15:09:35 +0000 2010

Reading about .. The @VisLab Intercontinental Autonomous Challenge http://IntercontinentalChallenge.eu .. solar powered robo-cars cross Asia Tue Aug 24 18:04:20 +0000 2010

http://espeak.sourceforge.net .. “compact open source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages, for Linux and Windows” .. Tue Aug 24 17:22:16 +0000 2010

Looking at .. Minimoys http://minimoys.3ds.com .. walking, talking 3D avatars that look like you .. video demo http://youtu.be/DpiFiyXU90Y Tue Aug 24 17:15:56 +0000 2010

Checking out .. Microsoft project SCARF http://tinyurl.com/2g5fut5 .. conditional random field toolkit using N-grams .. by @MSFTResearch .. Tue Aug 24 16:40:50 +0000 2010

Interview with @VirtuOz’s Pascal Levy-Garboua (@2pasc) on successfully expanding into Silicon Valley from Europe http://tinyurl.com/32dfrjn Tue Aug 24 11:58:01 +0000 2010

“Estimated worth for jabberwacky.com $49,282 USD” http://tinyurl.com/33oschf .. Mon Aug 23 21:09:54 +0000 2010

Looking at .. @ecruby chatbot http://tinyurl.com/27q589d .. “Simple community-made chatbot” .. straight Ruby .. rewritten for Cinch 1.0 .. Mon Aug 23 21:07:31 +0000 2010

Looking at .. @adamdecaf’s rand-conversation http://tinyurl.com/3xot2hr .. “Random conversation with an AI bot in javascript” .. Mon Aug 23 21:02:33 +0000 2010

Watching ..”Introducing Voice Actions for Android” http://youtu.be/gGbYVvU0Z5s .. w/ Voice Search app http://google.com/mobile/voice-actions Mon Aug 23 20:55:28 +0000 2010

Will @Siri be integrated into the next iteration of Apple iOS ? Mon Aug 23 20:48:36 +0000 2010

“Donald Quackmouth” http://tinyurl.com/2f48c8l .. a talking duck for SecondLife that acquires structured language by people talking to it .. Mon Aug 23 20:42:57 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Transforming Text Into Knowledge API” http://tinyurl.com/3x2udh5 .. by @kinlane .. a brief review of @AlchemyAPI .. Mon Aug 23 20:31:52 +0000 2010

.. @VoidBot “is a proof of concept of a Skype bot that sits in Skype Group chats and does useful stuff” http://tinyurl.com/24u74ad by @jbond Mon Aug 23 20:17:20 +0000 2010

@sunlightlabs Would like to see a screencast of what your new @skram bot actually does .. Mon Aug 23 20:01:28 +0000 2010

“Towards Stochastic Modeling of Spoken Dialogue Systems” (2004) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/27pmdfz .. by Michel Genereux .. using N-grams .. Mon Aug 23 19:47:56 +0000 2010

Listening as .. GRETTA talks to Jabberwacky http://tinyurl.com/2v9r9g8 .. two chatbots conversing .. (GRETTA Plugins for Zabaware UltraHal) Mon Aug 23 19:11:29 +0000 2010

Watching .. “Scientists Create Artificial Brain” http://tinyurl.com/les963 .. Henry Markram talking to WSJ about http://bluebrain.epfl.ch .. Mon Aug 23 16:30:30 +0000 2010

@michaelbenaudis .. Re “virtual spokesperson” tips .. follow my twitter stream at @mendicott .. Mon Aug 23 15:53:57 +0000 2010

Watching .. “Having fun with Jabber Bots” http://bit.ly/dgXHYt .. by @victorhg .. presentation at #PyConIreland2010 .. Mon Aug 23 15:44:29 +0000 2010

.. @VirtuOz Hires Veteran Enterprise Software Executive as CEO http://tinyurl.com/25dx4rj .. Steve L. Adams http://tinyurl.com/29ggn4w .. Mon Aug 23 13:47:04 +0000 2010

Watching “Companion Robots and Health Care: A look at the Future” http://vimeo.com/14165269 .. Liesl Capper MyCyberTwin CEO ITAC2010 preso Sat Aug 21 12:11:45 +0000 2010

Looking at the Jaspis spoken dialogue architecture http://tinyurl.com/2bcw9aq .. by @mturunen .. Sat Aug 21 11:46:43 +0000 2010

http://ubotstudio.com .. “business automation software..easily build custom bots..using a visual drag-and-drop interface” .. by @ubotstudio Fri Aug 20 17:25:52 +0000 2010

Watching .. “IBM’s ‘Brain’ Guy: Dharmendra Modha” http://youtu.be/f74KiwIJvw4 .. See also his “Cognitive Computing Blog” http://modha.org .. Fri Aug 20 14:08:30 +0000 2010

http://robitron.com .. JFRED Chat Server .. “extensible java package for making directed conversation via text” .. by @fluxoersted & @pacoid Fri Aug 20 13:24:09 +0000 2010

Mark Gaydos, VP of Worldwide Marketing @VirtuOz discusses the power of virtual agents and future trends w/ @jenniferjones http://om.ly/rUWD Fri Aug 20 13:17:24 +0000 2010

Looking at “Chatter Bot Full v1.0 Application for Android” http://tinyurl.com/2d2o8sp .. bilingual IM-based chatbot app .. by @SsiiLab .. Fri Aug 20 12:56:31 +0000 2010

@jeeneyAI What is the address of your blog? Fri Aug 20 12:13:20 +0000 2010

.. @Konbot Offline Version 1.0.0 http://t.co/A5nWJ2O .. C# Chatterbot by @iyouboushi .. Thu Aug 19 12:57:06 +0000 2010

“Web hooks for ejabberd and making XMPP bots” http://bit.ly/bGRo6L .. Making XMPP chat-bots as web applications .. Thu Aug 19 12:40:32 +0000 2010

“S Language” http://sheldonpacotti.com/SLanguage .. “tool for creating story-generators and chatterbots” .. Thu Aug 19 12:16:51 +0000 2010

Reading the multiverse according to @bengoertzel ..”Ruminations on Ramona 4″ http://tinyurl.com/24rt2eo .. by Novamente LLC for Ray Kurzweil Thu Aug 19 11:55:53 +0000 2010

Watching @pmolyneux’s tedtalks demo of “Milo, the virtual boy” http://tinyurl.com/2bvfel8 .. Thu Aug 19 11:15:48 +0000 2010

Migrating a “Classic ASP” dynamic website to “ASP.NET” .. using Microsoft Expression Web 4 .. ouch .. Thu Aug 19 04:34:36 +0000 2010

Checking out @Continental Airlines “Virtual Expert” Alex http://tinyurl.com/36nqlov using @Next_IT @AirlinesAgent http://airlines.nextit.com Wed Aug 18 18:54:26 +0000 2010

FYI .. on holiday in America for the rest of the northern hemisphere summer .. ;^) Fri Jun 11 19:25:25 +0000 2010

@Oddcast How many people are using @SitePal on eBay today? Can you show me an actual example? Fri Jun 11 17:51:28 +0000 2010

Chatbot quote of the day .. “does Botswana deserve the tourism loebner prize” .. @twaveladvisor/statuses/15875326595 .. Fri Jun 11 13:48:54 +0000 2010

http://iqr.sourceforge.net .. simulator for large scale neural systems .. connects neural models to real world devices such as mobile robots Fri Jun 11 13:43:44 +0000 2010

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuroinformatics = “organization of neuroscience data & application of computational models & analytical tools” Fri Jun 11 13:35:05 +0000 2010

@suchadrag Re e-learning with virtual characters .. check out => @mendicott/status/15841791707 .. Fri Jun 11 13:14:23 +0000 2010

http://projectjarvis.com .. “digital life assistant” .. by @CBarraford .. Project Jarvis Facebook Fan Page http://projectjarvis.com/facebook Fri Jun 11 00:53:25 +0000 2010

Now following http://AdaptiveAI.com @AdaptiveAI & http://SmartAction.com @smartactionco ..thanx to Founder & CEO Peter Voss.. #a2i2 #LiveAGI Thu Jun 10 18:04:25 +0000 2010

@Mr_R0b0t0 Can you twalk? Thu Jun 10 16:37:09 +0000 2010

RT @pmawhorter: “despite our interesting ideas, the chat bot [Flamingsquirrel] ultimately sucked. It’s definitely class-project-level code” Thu Jun 10 16:15:26 +0000 2010

@podblogr BlogRadio won’t read my Twitter timeline using @gtweetnews feed .. Thu Jun 10 16:02:41 +0000 2010

http://sentiwordnet.isti.cnr.it .. a lexical resource for opinion mining .. assigns to each synset of WordNet three sentiment scores .. Thu Jun 10 15:57:20 +0000 2010

Synset (or synonym ring) is a group of data elements that are considered semantically equivalent http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synonym_ring Thu Jun 10 15:54:38 +0000 2010

Quite a few working chatbots at @deviantART with nice Flash interfaces => http://tinyurl.com/2dnmozu .. Thu Jun 10 12:34:29 +0000 2010

“Flamingsquirrel: The Renaissance History Chatbot” (2010) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/28hpxc4 .. uses Simple Wikipedia .. by @pmawhorter etc. Thu Jun 10 12:19:43 +0000 2010

http://alchemy.cs.washington.edu .. open source AI .. statistical relational learning and probabilistic inference based on Markov logic .. Thu Jun 10 11:33:01 +0000 2010

http://voxenable.com .. w/ Dragon NaturallySpeaking speech-enable MSN messenger, etc .. demo http://youtu.be/GduwXYV41r8 .. by @VoxEnable .. Thu Jun 10 11:16:12 +0000 2010

CodeBaby Studio 4 http://codebaby.com/studio-4-0 .. integrate 3D @CodeBaby characters into eLearning courseware .. motion capture, lip-sync Thu Jun 10 10:42:06 +0000 2010

@8planet Can you twalk? Thu Jun 10 04:19:56 +0000 2010

http://chatbotcontest.com .. contains 2 forum chatbots talking to one another .. by @8planet .. Thu Jun 10 04:19:03 +0000 2010

John Zakos DBLP List of publications http://tinyurl.com/2dn95e2 .. #MyCyberTwin Wed Jun 09 15:25:15 +0000 2010

@brendan642 Re Named Entity Recognition from Wikipedia .. see original paper at “New Tools for Web-Scale N-grams” http://tinyurl.com/2f2uaub Wed Jun 09 13:59:03 +0000 2010

@googlereader Wish there were filters inside Google Reader .. would sure like to filter out all feed items containing “F o r e x” .. ;^) Wed Jun 09 13:50:06 +0000 2010

RT @DerekjAndersen@tim_ash’s site has the weirdest 3D talking avatar I’ve ever seen. Does that really increase CTRs?” (Its a @CodeBaby ..) Wed Jun 09 13:43:23 +0000 2010

http://twittersentiment.appspot.com .. Facebook fan page, but no Twitter account .. 91% against “Twitter bots” http://tinyurl.com/26u3lmg .. Wed Jun 09 13:38:18 +0000 2010

http://smartaction.com .. virtual agent clones of proprietary artificial general intelligence (AGI) engine – or artificial brain .. #a2i2 Tue Jun 08 19:28:41 +0000 2010

http://smartrealm.com .. semantic web-based social network analysis API .. @smartRealm .. Tue Jun 08 16:53:46 +0000 2010

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/soar .. “Soar is a general cognitive architecture for developing systems that exhibit intelligent behavior” .. Tue Jun 08 16:49:00 +0000 2010

Trying to get BlogRadio @podblogr (Cloud-based, streaming media for RSS) to read my Twitter stream using @gtweetnews .. “processing” .. #TTS Tue Jun 08 16:39:23 +0000 2010

http://dialgraph.com .. Spanish online virtual agent company .. with custom graphical knowledgebase designer .. Tue Jun 08 16:02:19 +0000 2010

http://eulersharp.sourceforge.net .. inference engine .. “backward-chaining reasoner enhanced with Euler path detection” .. Tue Jun 08 14:56:57 +0000 2010

Reading 2007 blog post.. SophiaBot http://tinyurl.com/2ekzof7 ..by @jamesashley .. uses Vista.NET 3.0 speech recognition & speech synthesis Tue Jun 08 14:48:53 +0000 2010

ActiveAgent for Airlines .. @AirlinesAgent .. “Human Emulation Software, ActiveAgent, creates Virtual Experts” .. by @Next_IT .. Tue Jun 08 14:30:49 +0000 2010

http://egain.com/products/chat_bot.asp .. @eGain ChatBot .. “emotionally intelligent multilingual chatbot” .. “using Case-Based Reasoning” Tue Jun 08 13:56:38 +0000 2010

http://atriumdesigns.com .. Pocket Therapist iPhone app .. Virtual Girlfriend & Virtual Boyfriend iPhone apps .. customizable, interactive Tue Jun 08 13:28:37 +0000 2010

Hugo de Garis DBLP List of publications http://tinyurl.com/28mddzo .. #profhugodegaris Tue Jun 08 06:16:00 +0000 2010

Watching video of Hugo de Garis on “The China-Brain Project: Report on the First Six Months” http://vimeo.com/7297453 .. #profhugodegaris Tue Jun 08 06:14:31 +0000 2010

“The China-Brain Project Report on the First Six Months” (2009) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/27jyqdw .. by #profhugodegaris & @bengoertzel etc. Tue Jun 08 05:22:04 +0000 2010

Video explanation of Hierarchical Temporal Memory http://youtu.be/7LZb3QpkbZM .. summarizing Jeff Hawkins book http://onintelligence.org .. Tue Jun 08 04:41:08 +0000 2010

Watching ..”Phrase recognition with @Numenta Vision Network and Web Services” http://youtu.be/U-HU5xSem3s .. Hierarchical Temporal Memory .. Tue Jun 08 04:25:43 +0000 2010

Watching .. “Communicating with a @Numenta HTM using audio waveforms” http://youtu.be/M5UqNDmybbI .. Hierarchical Temporal Memory .. Tue Jun 08 04:23:03 +0000 2010

http://imspeak.abcwebtech.com .. IM Speak! .. “adds speech and personality to incoming messages from your favorite Instant Message program” Mon Jun 07 22:31:55 +0000 2010

http://smart-butler.com .. 2009 text to speech (TTS) virtual agent for instant messaging (IM) .. USD 15 .. Microsoft Agent Mon Jun 07 22:20:59 +0000 2010

http://rebootworks.com/toonah .. 2004 text to speech (TTS) plugin for instant messaging (IM) .. by @rebootworks .. Mon Jun 07 21:35:50 +0000 2010

“Chant Software and Services for Integrating Nuance Speech Technology” http://tinyurl.com/258a245 .. application-ready components .. Mon Jun 07 20:31:48 +0000 2010

ActivaMultimedia.com .. iVAC (Interactive Virtual Automatic Characters) .. virtual character generator .. demo http://youtu.be/zp_AYVWDl4w Mon Jun 07 02:50:01 +0000 2010

Watching .. @VoiceInter Portuguese language virtual agent demos http://vimeo.com/voiceinteraction/videos .. Sun Jun 06 22:43:02 +0000 2010

“The SEMAINE API: Towards a standards-based framework for building emotion-oriented systems” (2010) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/2buwzlz .. Sun Jun 06 22:13:58 +0000 2010

http://semaine-project.eu .. EU project SEMAINE dialog system “Sensitive Artificial Listener” Poppy http://youtu.be/munqOlj3mNw .. by @DFKI Sun Jun 06 22:09:52 +0000 2010

Watching .. “Holographic Screen Virtual Agent” http://youtu.be/1bqbZKnNR3k .. by http://globalzepp.com .. Sun Jun 06 21:47:07 +0000 2010

Moved my Twitter bot @SemanticBot .. from @tweethopper to @twfeed .. due to service reliability .. Sun Jun 06 18:52:53 +0000 2010

http://saplo.com/api .. Entity Tagging .. Topic Tags .. Related & Similar Articles .. Contextual recognition .. Sentiment Analysis API .. Sun Jun 06 17:09:10 +0000 2010

@hologenicman John, have you seen the Twitter bot @virtualhumans yet? ;^) Sun Jun 06 16:09:34 +0000 2010

Checking out .. @EmotionAI videos at http://vimeo.com/user709515 .. “Expressive character animation, quickly, cheaply, emotionally” .. Sun Jun 06 15:28:18 +0000 2010

@Ian_Wilson_ Could your @EmotionAI products do IM<->Avatar<->Voice with Windows7 speech tools? Sun Jun 06 15:21:35 +0000 2010

@twaveladvisor Hello twaveladvisor, are you alive? Sun Jun 06 12:49:19 +0000 2010

“Automated Avatars in Second Life” http://youtu.be/9hte2MJ54CA .. about chatbot @halorossini w/ Daden Altair Architecture .. by @DavidBurden Sun Jun 06 12:10:15 +0000 2010

Speak v1.1 http://tinyurl.com/2bhw23y .. Speak Personlised English Accent Kernel .. learning chatbot can chat in English .. by @paraschopra Sun Jun 06 11:24:06 +0000 2010

http://edlea.net/boombot.html .. BoomBot talking Robot for iPhone .. by @edlea .. Sun Jun 06 11:04:26 +0000 2010

Watching video about .. eBay virtual agent Louise w/ @VirtuOz new “Voice of The Customer” text analytics product http://youtu.be/awHa2M8sSzY Sun Jun 06 03:29:09 +0000 2010

@gridinoc Thanks for the heads-up!! Will try to repair @SemanticBot asap .. Sat Jun 05 22:16:55 +0000 2010

Description of DasToob IRC chatbot architecture http://tinyurl.com/2a9y5fe and DasToobNet network of DasToob bots http://tinyurl.com/26k5dqg Sat Jun 05 17:13:19 +0000 2010

http://siri.com/blog/tweet_tweet .. Twitter added to @Siri .. post to Twitter & search Tweets .. by speaking to Siri in plain English .. Sat Jun 05 16:53:32 +0000 2010

http://lionhead.com/forums/82.aspx .. Milo – A new Project Natal experience in development at @LionheadStudios .. #milo #projectnatal #ai Sat Jun 05 16:48:08 +0000 2010

http://squidoo.com/twuring .. “Twuring – The Twitter Turing Test” .. recently revised and updated .. by @dannystaple .. #chatbot #chatbots Sat Jun 05 16:25:23 +0000 2010

@dannystaple You should add my two fully interactive Twitter chatbots at @vagabot and @twaveladvisor to your revised Twuring page .. Sat Jun 05 16:21:09 +0000 2010

Jean-Christophe Combaz .. former CEO at Intelligent Messaging Technology Labs (IMT Labs) aka spleak.com .. now Founder at @OutWitTech .. Sat Jun 05 14:38:22 +0000 2010

@jeeneyai Can you twalk? Fri Jun 04 17:22:33 +0000 2010

@stephenlreed What are your plans with @texaibot ? Fri Jun 04 15:19:21 +0000 2010

@texaibot What is Twitter? Fri Jun 04 15:12:59 +0000 2010

@QTara What is Twitter? Fri Jun 04 15:12:36 +0000 2010

@cyc_ai What is microblogging? Fri Jun 04 15:11:09 +0000 2010

@cyc_ai What is Twitter? Fri Jun 04 15:10:21 +0000 2010

@dannystaple Do you have a webpage or blog listing/describing all your Twitter bot activities, other than your Twuring test page? Fri Jun 04 14:53:17 +0000 2010

While numerous chatbots have Facebook pages, and even Facebook apps .. there seems to be no native Facebook-IM<->chatbot app yet .. Fri Jun 04 14:09:12 +0000 2010

“bot sub module to use pandorabots server” http://drupal.org/node/707100 .. @Pandorabots for Drupal Bot http://drupal.org/project/bot #IRC Fri Jun 04 13:09:04 +0000 2010

Watching a helpful video .. “Adding a Talking Animated Avatar with @Sitepal”; to @Pandorabots http://youtu.be/-LrPT3wfpYQ .. by @drwallace .. Fri Jun 04 12:54:42 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @MarkovTron140 .. may be the grandfather of Twitter Markov remixers .. predating @twandal .. @twatterhose and @TweetOvermind .. Thu Jun 03 22:44:00 +0000 2010

@MarkovTron140 Can you twalk? Thu Jun 03 22:35:13 +0000 2010

http://topsy.com/twitter/twandal (suspended) by @mattgillooly was an earlier precursor to Twitter Markov bots @twatterhose & @TweetOvermind Thu Jun 03 21:25:31 +0000 2010

@neilkod For example, @natefanaro conveniently lists his many “retweet bots” at http://retweettweet.com .. Thu Jun 03 21:10:08 +0000 2010

@neilkod Do you have a webpage or blog listing/describing all of your many Twitter “quote bots” conveniently in one place? Thu Jun 03 20:58:39 +0000 2010

Tagged and Cleaned Wikipedia (TC Wikipedia) http://nlp.cs.nyu.edu/wikipedia-data .. tagged using OAK & Stanford Named Entity Recognizer .. Thu Jun 03 20:17:12 +0000 2010

Reading .. “New Tools for Web-Scale N-grams” (2010) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/2g9mpsz .. work with 7-gram Wikipedia N-gram corpus .. Thu Jun 03 20:12:15 +0000 2010

http://consscale.com ..”designed for the evaluation of Machine Consciousness implementations”.. to measure “Cognitive Power” of an agent .. Thu Jun 03 18:59:59 +0000 2010

Watching video .. @ImageMetrics – The Digital Emily Project http://youtu.be/GBgURIUQ700 .. Siggraph 2009 DVD .. markerless facial animation Thu Jun 03 18:48:59 +0000 2010

http://cyberev.org .. preserving digital mindfiles .. (something like build a future you chatbot from your Facebook) .. #Terasem #mindfile Thu Jun 03 18:29:42 +0000 2010

http://projectlifelike.org .. “natural computer interfaces as portals to intelligent programs in the context of Decision Support System” .. Thu Jun 03 18:20:33 +0000 2010

Reading .. NewScientist “Immortal avatars: Back up your brain, never die” http://tinyurl.com/2ez7jsx .. about @Lifenaut & @imagemetrics etc. Thu Jun 03 18:17:30 +0000 2010

http://www.eobot.com .. “real-time virtual outsourcing solution and online personal assistant” .. w/ voice input .. $15 an hour .. #chatbot Thu Jun 03 17:57:32 +0000 2010

http://clipsrules.sourceforge.net .. “complete environment for the construction of rule and/or object based expert systems” .. Thu Jun 03 17:04:55 +0000 2010

http://act-r.psy.cmu.edu .. ACT-R is a cognitive architecture .. a framework for creating cognitive programming models .. Thu Jun 03 16:56:56 +0000 2010

http://phpdig.net .. PHP MySQL based Web Spider & Search Engine .. builds a glossary with words found in indexed pages .. Thu Jun 03 15:50:10 +0000 2010

http://groovyrules.dev.java.net .. Groovy JSR-94 Rule Engine .. includes simple, lightweight JSR-94 Rule Engine API .. #appengine .. Thu Jun 03 15:32:47 +0000 2010

http://analyzethe.us .. allows anyone to use @PalantirTech to explore vast amounts of data only recently released into the public domain .. Thu Jun 03 15:23:22 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Hierarchical Parallel Markov Models for Interactive Social Agents” (2005) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/2dqoflj .. by @rob_z .. Thu Jun 03 15:17:37 +0000 2010

Over a million people visit http://cleverbot.com every day .. using http://4d.com (4D v11 SQL) .. according to co-developer @balinderwalia Thu Jun 03 15:06:45 +0000 2010

http://liveenglish.ru .. George Jabberwacky teaches Russians English .. first simulator of spoken English .. whole day access only 39 rubles Thu Jun 03 14:52:18 +0000 2010

Google N-Gram Corpus at the Linguistics Data Consortium “Web 1T 5-gram Version 1” (2006) http://tinyurl.com/62t4la .. 6 DVDs USD 150 .. Thu Jun 03 14:35:30 +0000 2010

http://ssgnc.googlecode.com .. Search System for Google N-gram Corpus (ssgnc) .. “system builds inverted databases for large-scale n-grams” Thu Jun 03 14:25:36 +0000 2010

IBM Speech-to-Speech Translation (S2S) http://tinyurl.com/nfeek .. n-gram models .. 2008 news report http://youtu.be/rR_JwXQJua4 .. #MASTOR Thu Jun 03 03:31:59 +0000 2010

“IBM MASTOR SYSTEM: Multilingual Automatic Speech-to-speech Translator” (2006) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/y8rr9bm .. n-gram ASR engine .. Thu Jun 03 03:16:14 +0000 2010

“A Wearable Headset Speech-to-Speech Translation System” (2008) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/2afjakc .. an n-gram speech recognition engine .. Thu Jun 03 02:45:29 +0000 2010

The Bot Factory Polymorph animated talking avatar (Pata) Morf1 setup using Baldi Sync (2007) http://tinyurl.com/2dkuenz .. #thebotfactory .. Wed Jun 02 19:43:10 +0000 2010

“Kommunikation zwischen Mensch und Maschine – Eliza & CSLU Toolkit” (2004) http://tinyurl.com/2clg6jc .. speech-enabling Eliza w/ Baldi Sync Wed Jun 02 19:36:48 +0000 2010

http://thirdwishsoftware.com .. “Magpie Pro is a professional lip-sync and animation timing tool” .. by @miguelgrinberg .. USD 250 .. Wed Jun 02 19:17:42 +0000 2010

“Baldi Sync is a tool which you can use to view and create facial animation that is aligned with recorded audio” http://tinyurl.com/2fydvbf Wed Jun 02 18:35:00 +0000 2010

http://movement.stanford.edu/facade .. Facade – Stanford Facial Animation System .. “student run, open-souce face toolkit” .. #DiPaola .. Wed Jun 02 18:23:14 +0000 2010

faceToolKit – A 3D Facial ToolKit http://tinyurl.com/27gvjol ..detailed video description http://youtu.be/Z5tXbG5RInk .. #FaceSpace #DiPaola Wed Jun 02 17:37:00 +0000 2010

MIT FaceSense http://bit.ly/8GaIPc .. tool for analyzing, tagging, and making inferences about affective mental states from facial video .. Wed Jun 02 17:06:36 +0000 2010

http://affect.media.mit.edu .. MIT Media Lab: Affective Computing Group .. Wed Jun 02 16:52:59 +0000 2010

@erwinvanlun I’ve tried twalking to @portal_express .. but, it doesn’t reply to me .. owner should be Mark Kenyon http://tinyurl.com/2ehybsf Wed Jun 02 16:46:13 +0000 2010

http://go-talk.info .. software to make robots voice-interactive .. demo video http://youtube.com/user/AgilinguaGoTalk .. #agilingua .. Wed Jun 02 16:11:38 +0000 2010

http://www.madkit.org .. modular and scalable multiagent platform written in Java and built on the Agent/Group/Role (AGR) model .. by @olg Wed Jun 02 15:50:06 +0000 2010

@foxdream Re your “JTV chat bot” .. what is it? .. and, where is it? Wed Jun 02 15:09:45 +0000 2010

Qmunication V6.2 http://tinyurl.com/29xom6p .. only Qbasic chatbot being actively developed .. 1500 phrases and wildcards .. #qbasicfreak .. Wed Jun 02 14:51:21 +0000 2010

According to @LoriAngalich .. @RealDialog “uses sophisticated analysis of phrases rather than the typical analysis of keyword patterns” .. Tue Jun 01 18:58:34 +0000 2010

Carnegie Mellon Intelligent Software Agents Lab http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~softagents/ .. Tue Jun 01 16:48:32 +0000 2010

http://dbrec.net .. “new kind of recommender system, entirely based on Semantic Web and Linked Data technologies” .. by @terraces .. Tue Jun 01 16:16:19 +0000 2010

MyCyberTwin.com CEO Liesl Capper-Beilby 2009 AnthillMagazine video “What Drives Innovation in Australia” http://youtu.be/n-jimfFe2i0 .. Tue Jun 01 16:06:47 +0000 2010

http://montepython.sourceforge.net .. “Python framework for building gradient based learning machines, like neural networks” .. Tue Jun 01 15:51:20 +0000 2010

http://neuralmesh.com .. “a purely PHP, fast, easy Neural Network Manager, Administrator and Framework” .. by @louisstow .. Tue Jun 01 15:12:39 +0000 2010

http://www.jigs4owl.com .. “semantic mashup framework which offers a Web-enabled semantic infrastructure” .. by @webholics .. #aimashup .. Tue Jun 01 14:52:54 +0000 2010

http://virtualfem.com .. virtual girlfriend (XXX) ..”uses a multi-layer response and state engine with a custom front brain system and AIML” Tue Jun 01 14:31:58 +0000 2010

http://noospeak.com .. “Chat with your favourite search engine” .. by @baddeo .. natural language search interface .. MA project 2007 .. Tue Jun 01 03:59:44 +0000 2010

http://gurututor.com .. intelligent tutoring system that models expert human tutors .. video demos http://youtube.com/user/andrewolney .. Tue Jun 01 02:48:03 +0000 2010

http://atlite.xiangenhu.info .. AutotTutor Lite is a web-based version of AutoTutor intelligent tutoring system .. http://www.autotutor.org Tue Jun 01 02:30:37 +0000 2010

In addition to .. Ibn Sina Robot .. and MuslimBot .. there is TeachIslamBot http://iiumlife.blogspot.com .. pattern-based dialog system .. Tue Jun 01 01:41:28 +0000 2010

http://botster.co.nr .. “Botster learns from real people” .. #chatbot by @lenton64 .. Mon May 31 22:26:00 +0000 2010

Generic Embodied Conversational Agent (GECA) Framework http://tinyurl.com/289x6s3 .. tour guide system video http://youtu.be/9iEnplJ4r3s .. Mon May 31 21:52:39 +0000 2010

http://lifeamongthemachines.wordpress.com ..”Making the world a better place: one robot at a time”.. by @DanteAshton .. #DanteA #mentalomega Mon May 31 21:09:35 +0000 2010

http://scribd.com/DanteA has 103 uploads about AI and chatbots .. as of 2008 .. Mon May 31 19:07:24 +0000 2010

Just uploaded 89 PDFs, mostly about chatbots, to http://scribd.com/mendicott .. Mon May 31 18:59:32 +0000 2010

http://premikaonline.com/imaria .. interactive virtual girlfriend iPhone app http://appsto.re/imaria .. http://youtube.com/user/ryancayman Mon May 31 16:36:28 +0000 2010

http://mygirlapp.com ..interactive virtual girlfriend iPhone app @MyGirlApp by @delafranco & @kogon1911 .. http://youtube.com/user/MyGirlApp Mon May 31 16:12:13 +0000 2010

http://phergie.org .. open source PHP5 IRC bot .. w/ Google and Twitter plugins .. by @elazar .. Mon May 31 15:30:59 +0000 2010

AIMLpad-1.52.zip http://tinyurl.com/26hz6cr .. w/ additional scripting language .. use OpenCyc and ConceptNet .. use IRC and Microsoft Agent Mon May 31 14:16:11 +0000 2010

Hmmm .. reading Wikipedia about .. “mind uploading” or “whole brain emulation” (sometimes called “mind transfer”) http://tinyurl.com/6egdel Mon May 31 07:51:56 +0000 2010

Perusing .. The_Hologenic_Brain_16 http://tinyurl.com/28z7vsq .. “work in progress” .. by @hologenicman .. Neural Based AI (NBAI) .. 226pp Mon May 31 07:40:48 +0000 2010

4 chatbot programming languages by 4 Twitters .. AIML by @drwallace .. AIScript by @Bonjiro .. CML by @cyang78 .. RiveScript by @Kirsle .. Sun May 30 18:38:47 +0000 2010

http://cybech.blogspot.com .. general methodology for making a chatbot using Conversation Markup Language .. by @cyang78 .. Sun May 30 18:30:11 +0000 2010

http://www.cybech.com .. chatbot Cindy is a CML (Conversation Markup Language) interpreter .. by @cyang78 .. CML chatbot hosting service .. Sun May 30 18:26:28 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @SimonSwears .. “Follow me for a new insult every hour, mention me for a personalised insult” .. Sun May 30 17:48:57 +0000 2010

http://myassist.com .. (novel twist) *live* virtual assistant mobile app .. @My_Assist ..”24/7 access to a live personal assistant”.. $10mo Sun May 30 16:56:55 +0000 2010

Reading 2009 how-to blog post .. “Transparent Flash Video overlay on html page” http://tinyurl.com/2e2h7a4 .. by @brianchau .. Sun May 30 14:06:22 +0000 2010

Lots more video spokesperson / web presenter companies similar to @iSpeakVideo http://tinyurl.com/25nu9mt .. transparent flash video overlay Sun May 30 14:00:27 +0000 2010

Twitter API changing June 30, 2010 .. soon harder to develop Twitter bots .. “Setting Up Twitter Bots with OAuth” http://tinyurl.com/23v4wyf Sun May 30 13:29:55 +0000 2010

http://cleverbot.com/app .. Cleverbot iPhone/Touch App approved .. face that changes .. chat bubbles .. $4.99 .. http://appsto.re/cleverbot Sun May 30 13:06:31 +0000 2010

Reading about .. NASA “Digital Astronaut Project” http://tinyurl.com/264d2k9 .. “computer model of the entire human physiological function” Sun May 30 03:12:40 +0000 2010

Augmented Backus-Naur Form (ABNF) ..”often serves as the definition language for IETF communication protocols”.. http://tinyurl.com/2axyesy Sun May 30 02:39:07 +0000 2010

Reading ..”The @NuGram approach to dynamic grammars” http://tinyurl.com/26nuvp3 .. slideshare by @NuEcho .. for both IVR and text parsing .. Sun May 30 02:19:10 +0000 2010

Harvard Business School interviews VC Steve Berry & CEO Steve Miller about virtual agent @QTara (by @Toymaker2) http://youtu.be/Xr7xFqdv5es Sun May 30 01:57:20 +0000 2010

http://hustream.com .. interactive conversational video .. by @hustream .. http://youtube.com/user/hustream .. conversations not commercials Sun May 30 00:07:03 +0000 2010

http://talkingwebsite.net .. reviews and ratings of talking website character services .. Sat May 29 23:53:11 +0000 2010

http://ivotize.com ..iVo internet video overlay technology ..by @gohooper ..demos http://youtube.com/user/jrjihooper #virtual #spokesperson Sat May 29 23:20:21 +0000 2010

http://mywebpresenters.com .. website presenter videos .. @mywebpresenters .. demos http://youtube.com/user/MyWebPresenters #video #overlay Sat May 29 23:02:58 +0000 2010

http://bellhd.com .. web video presenters (not a chatbot, not a sitepal nor a codebaby) .. @bellhd .. video demo http://youtu.be/sbCXyqr4DQA Sat May 29 22:26:39 +0000 2010

Reading about .. “Ethics of artificial intelligence” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethics_of_artificial_intelligence .. Sat May 29 18:33:34 +0000 2010

http://argonmeow.com .. Argon Meow .. verbal abuse chatbot .. by @oldsalo .. fun? ethical? commercial market? pointless? offensive? Sat May 29 18:07:33 +0000 2010

Chatbot-Alpha-2.05 http://tinyurl.com/ac5hsg .. “A simple chatterbot brain” .. by @Kirsle .. #RiveScript Sat May 29 16:46:01 +0000 2010

AbiWord Link Grammar Parser http://tinyurl.com/3as5a7 .. assigns a set of labelled links connecting pairs of words .. (see RelEx extension) Sat May 29 16:25:00 +0000 2010

Link grammar is a theory of syntax which builds relations between pairs of words http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Link_grammar .. Sat May 29 16:19:46 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @Eliza_Doolittle .. “not a real person, but you can contact my botmaster” @nowsolutions .. #AIML (Program-E) #chatbot Sat May 29 16:08:49 +0000 2010

@Eliza_Doolittle Who is Dr Wallace? Sat May 29 16:01:19 +0000 2010

http://cmusphinx.sourceforge.net .. Open Source Toolkit For Speech Recognition .. dialog system using CMU Sphinx http://youtu.be/rXWmN9Bhwn8 Sat May 29 15:47:20 +0000 2010

“TQ-Bot: An AIML-based Tutor and Evaluator Bot” (2009) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/2emxvxj .. intelligent tutoring system .. #moodle #chatbot Sat May 29 15:31:57 +0000 2010

A @Voxeo Customer Engineer wrote me in April 2010 .. “free form speech translation .. is something outside the capability of current IVR” .. Sat May 29 15:16:20 +0000 2010

http://artingence.com .. Artificially Intelligent Call Centre .. staffed by “software agents that have been trained just like human agents” Sat May 29 14:58:10 +0000 2010

Uruk Project http://tinyurl.com/24h37e9 .. #SecondLife space populated by NPC virtual agents .. demo videos http://youtube.com/user/ozzeuk Sat May 29 14:40:09 +0000 2010

Wondering if TrillAlice ALICEbot for Trillian http://tinyurl.com/2fffdm6 works with the new Twitter-compatible @TrillianAstra for Windows .. Sat May 29 14:02:38 +0000 2010

http://tazti.com .. control your PC with free voice recognition software .. by @tazti .. demos http://youtube.com/user/taztiVideos Sat May 29 13:39:43 +0000 2010

http://facegen.com .. Stand-alone parametric face modelling software for Windows .. demo videos http://youtube.com/user/ToadManorProductions Sat May 29 13:31:19 +0000 2010

http://tlrobinson.net/projects/omegliza .. bookmarklet that connects eliza chatbot to omegle.com .. by @tlrobinson .. #omegliza Fri May 28 17:12:29 +0000 2010

Reading about .. semantic primes (aka semantic primitives) .. and Natural Semantic Metalanguage (NSM) .. http://tinyurl.com/37qr7e4 .. Fri May 28 16:18:50 +0000 2010

@hapdaniel Have you seen http://createguid.com yet? Fri May 28 15:52:06 +0000 2010

Affect Transfer by Metaphor for an Intelligent Conversational Agent (2008) http://tinyurl.com/3yy2wa7 .. affect-detection system .. #WordNet Fri May 28 13:53:52 +0000 2010

“Evidently the PyChess AI now includes a chatbot” http://imgur.com/k6JGv .. Fri May 28 13:31:59 +0000 2010

Affective Norms for English Words (ANEW) http://tinyurl.com/3am5e3v .. “set of normative emotional ratings for a large number of words” .. Fri May 28 12:14:42 +0000 2010

http://w3.org/2005/Incubator/audio .. W3C Audio Incubator Group .. @AudioXG .. Fri May 28 11:39:06 +0000 2010

Watching video .. “Testing Eliza robot for Google Wave” http://tinyurl.com/394yadg .. [ http://elizarobot.appspot.com .. by @anneveling ] .. Fri May 28 11:27:16 +0000 2010

Reading about @LionheadStudios Xbox 360 video game ..”Milo and Kate” http://tinyurl.com/37f2rld .. an AI that responds to human interactions Fri May 28 02:28:20 +0000 2010

Watching .. “Project Natal: Meet Milo” http://tinyurl.com/qqcoe6 .. Project Natal-enabled interactive character named Milo .. @Offical_Natal Fri May 28 00:36:17 +0000 2010

Toyota Technical Development Corp THUMS anatomically correct virtual human http://www.toyota-td.jp/en/cae .. THUMS4 goes on sale autumn 2010 Fri May 28 00:04:56 +0000 2010

http://relationalagents.com .. “computer agents designed to form long-term, social-emotional relationships” .. NEU developing virtual nurses Thu May 27 23:20:38 +0000 2010

“Google building speech capabilities for browsers” http://tinyurl.com/37g5fkm .. Thu May 27 22:12:35 +0000 2010

http://twittersentiment.appspot.com .. Stanford NLP Twitter sentiment analysis API .. by @alecmgo .. Thu May 27 21:27:28 +0000 2010

Twitter sentiment analysis .. The Science Behind @AnalyzeWords http://analyzewords.com/science.php .. uses http://liwc.net .. Thu May 27 21:07:05 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Automatic Dream Sentiment Analysis” (2006) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/359aopc .. by @Pythonner etc. Thu May 27 20:56:05 +0000 2010

Talking on IRC to “socially inept chatbot” .. #dastoob (formerly toobparts, tobmalf) http://tinyurl.com/2vro5o7 .. by @mikemol .. Thu May 27 12:14:54 +0000 2010

http://danielburke.info .. Turin chatbot – English dictionary with an artificial personality .. videos http://youtube.com/user/djburke135 .. Thu May 27 02:55:23 +0000 2010

Reading about .. “valence annotation” and “semantic differential” .. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_differential .. Wed May 26 20:14:22 +0000 2010

http://reachmessaging.com .. since 2007 running 4 most popular chatbots on AIM network .. GossipinGabby, SportsFanStan, MyTVBud & ProfGilzot Wed May 26 18:39:57 +0000 2010

A Microsoft Insider Remembers .. “Behind the scenes with Bob and its offspring–Clippy and the Microsoft Agent” http://bit.ly/9xZd5D .. Wed May 26 14:02:25 +0000 2010

Reading “The Bob Chronicles: On its fifteenth anniversary, a look back at a legendary software flop” http://bit.ly/b61UqJ .. Microsoft Agent Wed May 26 13:59:00 +0000 2010

http://mytalkingbuddy.com .. “The talking search engine” .. does seem to work with IE .. using Microsoft Agent technology .. Wed May 26 13:44:03 +0000 2010

http://github.com/conorh/panoptibot-gae .. XMPP chatbot for Google App Engine .. by @conorh .. Wed May 26 13:16:58 +0000 2010

Control your home with @HomeSeer “Instant Messaging Connector Plug-In” http://tinyurl.com/23oavdl .. home automation software .. also voice Wed May 26 04:19:30 +0000 2010

http://ibm-cvut.felk.cvut.cz .. IBM CVUT Student Research Projects 2005-2010 .. videos http://youtube.com/user/ibmcvut .. more talking heads Wed May 26 00:15:27 +0000 2010

Watching “Talking Desktop” demo videos http://youtube.com/user/talkingdesktop .. Tue May 25 21:40:27 +0000 2010

French chatbot company http://asanangel.net on Twitter @angel_labs .. by CEO @DominiqueNoel .. Tue May 25 19:30:12 +0000 2010

http://facestore.com .. “fully animated talking head video created from a voice recording and a single image” .. can be sent via MMS .. Tue May 25 18:39:15 +0000 2010

Watching video demo .. “CrazyTalk for Skype 2.0 – Avatar Live!” .. http://tinyurl.com/29stj2f .. by @ReallusionNews .. Tue May 25 18:26:31 +0000 2010

@leonelm My main interest at the moment is IM<->Voice and IM<->Avatar<->Voice .. let me know if you have any pointers or suggestions .. Tue May 25 17:43:16 +0000 2010

http://visagetechnologies.com .. “interactive character animation player including real time lip sync and visual text-to-speech” .. Tue May 25 17:27:00 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Talking Virtual Characters for the Internet” (2001) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/29o9buj .. Tue May 25 17:21:28 +0000 2010

http://eptamedia.com .. “Facial Animation Engine is a software library for real-time animation of 3D virtual characters”.. by @carlobonamico Tue May 25 17:08:16 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Virtual Talking Heads for Tele-education Applications” (2001) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/2dpv98g .. by @carlobonamico etc. Tue May 25 17:06:51 +0000 2010

http://expression.sourceforge.net .. Open-Source Procedural Facial Animation System .. by @gedaliap .. Tue May 25 16:03:47 +0000 2010

“IBM Talking Heads: Technical Final Report” http://tinyurl.com/2fmno4e .. CVUT-IBM Student Research Projects 2006 http://tinyurl.com/2bz7bj4 Tue May 25 15:56:02 +0000 2010

“Available Tools For Building Embodied Conversational Agents” (2004) http://tinyurl.com/2fzcqhe .. Tue May 25 15:41:37 +0000 2010

http://tcc.itc.it/i3p/research/smil-agent .. representation and scripting language for synthetic agents .. by @koraybalci etc. Tue May 25 15:37:12 +0000 2010

“Xface Open Source Project and SMIL-Agent Scripting Language for Creating and Animating Embodied Conversational Agents” http://bit.ly/d8t5Ir Tue May 25 15:28:07 +0000 2010

http://xface.itc.it ..”open source tools for creation of MPEG-4 and keyframe based 3D talking heads”.. (accepts SMIL-Agent scripts as input) Tue May 25 15:17:27 +0000 2010

http://annosoft.com .. leading provider of automatic lipsync technologies .. by @Annosoft .. Tue May 25 05:01:29 +0000 2010

http://blabberize.com .. animates photos and turns them into talking heads .. by @Blabberize .. Tue May 25 03:35:54 +0000 2010

http://alpoy.com .. Avatar creator and animator .. (make avatars from youtube videos) .. video tutorials http://youtube.com/user/Kisbeka .. Tue May 25 02:31:41 +0000 2010

http://fix8.com .. allows real-time customization of virtual appearance using avatar technology .. videos http://youtube.com/user/TheFIX8er Mon May 24 21:06:09 +0000 2010

http://mobinex.com .. Human Expression Analysis and Rendering Technology (H.E.A.R.T) .. personalized 2D/3D avatars .. lip-sync engine .. Mon May 24 20:24:36 +0000 2010

http://visicast.co.uk .. TESSA, the TExt and Sign Support Assistant .. voice to sign language avatar .. video http://tinyurl.com/2vpvrwk .. Mon May 24 19:42:14 +0000 2010

Also searching hard for any Windows7-compatible desktop avatar (talking head) frontend, which can easily accept *ANY* IM-XMPP/Jabber backend Mon May 24 18:27:56 +0000 2010

Still searching hard for a bidirectional IM<=>Voice gateway of any kind .. in order to make *ALL* AI chatbots fully voice-interactive .. Mon May 24 18:20:12 +0000 2010

http://github.com/avar/bot-twatterhose .. “Consume the Twitter firehose and babble to Twitter” .. program behind @twatterhose .. by @avarab Mon May 24 17:03:35 +0000 2010

http://github.com/OEP/markov .. general-purpose markov generator .. behind Twitter bot @TweetOvermind .. by @OneEyedParrot .. Mon May 24 16:52:07 +0000 2010

@leorayman That’s precisely the Twuring challenge .. even my Twitter chatbots @vagabot and @twaveladvisor barely make sense half the time .. Mon May 24 16:48:38 +0000 2010

Similar Markov Twitter bots .. @twatterhose by @avarab & @TweetOvermind by @OneEyedParrot .. remix the Twitter public timeline .. Mon May 24 16:28:54 +0000 2010

Markov Twitter bot @TweetOvermind ..”learns” from Twitter public timeline and generates random remix every hour from it .. by @OneEyedParrot Mon May 24 16:24:13 +0000 2010

http://lifenaut.com .. “Create your Free Talking Avatar with YOUR Photo” .. by @Lifenaut .. #mindfile Mon May 24 15:34:38 +0000 2010

Watching video ..”Second Life Information Desk System using Instant Messaging and SMS Technologies” http://tinyurl.com/cwp4zr .. by @leonelm Mon May 24 15:16:07 +0000 2010

http://BigBrotherBot.net .. B3 is a cross-platform, cross-game game administration bot .. by @Big_Brother_Bot .. Mon May 24 14:56:15 +0000 2010

Tutorial on how to make a basic answer engine / IM bot / Twitter bot (@answrit) with @app_engine http://tinyurl.com/2388uc9 .. by @lupino3 Mon May 24 14:40:08 +0000 2010

@answrit Can you twalk? Mon May 24 14:24:33 +0000 2010

Watching video demo of “iPhone app: PhotoSpeak” http://bit.ly/ooNTx .. by @motionportrait .. Mon May 24 04:25:12 +0000 2010

http://mivatar.com .. “social networking company leveraging Avatars to bring a new twist to social sites” .. http://youtube.com/user/mivatar Mon May 24 04:08:59 +0000 2010

Watching QuickTime (.mov) video demo of apparently defunct Blabber talking avatar plug-in for Skype http://bit.ly/8Y6kE .. by @BigStage .. Mon May 24 03:37:33 +0000 2010

June 2009 @BigStage released Blabber plugin for Skype.. call via voice-animated avatar.. http://bigstage.com/en/press .. no longer available Mon May 24 03:29:18 +0000 2010

Haptek KATE IM Avatar System http://tinyurl.com/36psbkb .. “avatar which speaks the messages coming and going” .. requires http://sonork.com Sun May 23 19:37:19 +0000 2010

http://alteregos.com .. Web Avatar Generator .. desktop PC solution .. demo videos http://youtube.com/user/flipztv .. (sitepal alternative) Sun May 23 19:23:25 +0000 2010

Gizmoz Talking Headz http://extras.skype.com/1448 .. 2008 Skype plug-in (similar to seestorm4skype) .. by @gizmozstudio .. no longer working Sun May 23 19:03:37 +0000 2010

.@gizmozstudio + @daz3d present http://digimi.com .. “the leading personalized avatar-generator” .. media release http://tinyurl.com/24sy6kb Sun May 23 17:45:11 +0000 2010

Trying .. http://london2012.smartagent.co.uk .. @London2012 SmartAgent “Ask London 2012” London 2012 FAQs .. by @Synthetix_uk .. Sun May 23 16:55:58 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @twatterhose .. consumes the Twitter public timeline and babbles to Twitter with Hailo .. see http://bit.ly/awYIFd (via @avarab) Sun May 23 15:43:04 +0000 2010

http://zabaware.com/reader .. Zabaware – Ultra Hal TTS Reader .. free text-to-speech reader application will read your documents out loud .. Sun May 23 14:45:41 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @ecuabot .. #ecuador hashtag retweeter .. BOT que informa los sucesos de #ecuador. Un proyecto de @danny_davila .. Sun May 23 12:16:42 +0000 2010

Reading about .. http://seestorm.ru parent company @SPIRITDSP .. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPIRIT_DSP .. Sun May 23 04:14:05 +0000 2010

http://seestorm.com .. Synthetic Video with 3D Talking Avatars .. demo http://youtube.com/user/SeeStorm .. Sun May 23 03:34:50 +0000 2010

http://avatar.seestorm.com .. Animate your Skype talks with 3D avatars .. plug-in substitutes 3D animated avatar for web camera video output Sun May 23 03:25:39 +0000 2010

http://sites.google.com/site/dudetechnology .. DUDE: Speak to your phone! .. takes any web or phone application and “speechifies it!” .. Sat May 22 22:17:12 +0000 2010

Watching video .. “Talkamatic Spoken Dialogue System Demo” .. http://youtube.com/user/TalkamaticAB .. uses Acapela TTS and Nuance VoCon 3200 Sat May 22 21:41:24 +0000 2010

Reading ..Mark Halpern, “The Trouble with the Turing Test,” The New Atlantis, Number 11, Winter 2006, pp. 42-63.. http://tinyurl.com/2ecy9yy Sat May 22 20:56:09 +0000 2010

http://halwindowscentral.com .. “Amanda Interactive and the Hal Windows OS Interface for A.I. Systems Automation & Touchscreen Solutions” .. Sat May 22 17:46:32 +0000 2010

http://emailchatsupport.com .. “fully automated virtual chat application” .. “allows you to train your application” .. by @social_ankur .. Sat May 22 17:27:40 +0000 2010

http://indisys.es .. Intelligent Dialogue Systems .. “mirrored human intelligence, placing voice and natural language at customers’ service” Sat May 22 16:54:49 +0000 2010

http://multiplatform.sourceforge.net .. Multiple Language / Target Integration Platform for Modules .. integration framework .. by @DFKI .. Sat May 22 16:45:22 +0000 2010

http://cmlabs.com ..Communicative Machines Psyclone AIOS platform is based on a decade of research of large-scale AI and distributed systems Sat May 22 16:37:24 +0000 2010

http://gate.ac.uk .. “open source software capable of solving almost any text processing problem” .. by @GateAcUk .. Sat May 22 16:31:36 +0000 2010

http://www.openagent.com .. Open Agent Architecture .. “empowers a dynamic community of software agents and programs to work together” .. Sat May 22 16:27:35 +0000 2010

http://communicator.sourceforge.net/index.shtml .. “Galaxy Communicator is an open source architecture for constructing dialogue systems” .. Sat May 22 16:21:39 +0000 2010

“Historical Text Comprehension Reflective Tutorial Dialogue System” (2005) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/23g5jn4 .. intelligent tutoring system Sat May 22 15:58:02 +0000 2010

AT&T WATSON Speech Technologies http://research.att.com/projects/WATSONASR .. automatic speech recognition powering @Vlingo .. Sat May 22 15:43:02 +0000 2010

AT&T Speech Mashup Portal http://service.research.att.com/smm .. Speech Mashup Manager .. running WATSON ASR and Natural Voices TTS .. Sat May 22 15:36:36 +0000 2010

AT&T Statistical Dialog Toolkit (ASDT) http://tinyurl.com/2b2ytut .. enables developers to build spoken dialog systems .. Python engine .. Sat May 22 15:32:35 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Speech Recognition for Dummies” http://lnkd.in/YTb6hu .. by @dialogconnectio .. Sat May 22 14:26:56 +0000 2010

http://vocaloid.com/en ..Yamaha Vocaloid proprietary software application enables users to synthesize singing by typing in lyrics and melody Sat May 22 14:14:21 +0000 2010

University of Wolverhampton Learning and Information Services Assistant (LISA) http://tinyurl.com/25g9w7y .. another library chatbot .. Sat May 22 13:48:42 +0000 2010

List of “Creepy Talking Robots” http://tinyurl.com/25kx58w .. by @SpeechTech .. Sat May 22 13:32:58 +0000 2010

http://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu .. collection of modules, tools and libraries that allow developers to create virtual humans .. by @usc_ict .. Sat May 22 05:35:50 +0000 2010

http://sourceforge.net/projects/trindikit .. “a toolkit for building and experimenting with dialogue systems based on information states” .. Sat May 22 05:19:08 +0000 2010

http://talkamatic.se .. provides easy-to-use natural dialogue systems based on research on human dialogue from http://flov.gu.se/english .. Sat May 22 05:14:44 +0000 2010

http://smartbody-anim.org .. character animation platform .. transforms Behavior Markup Language/BML into realtime animations .. by @usc_ict Sat May 22 04:42:24 +0000 2010

“NPCEditor: A Tool for Building Question-Answering Characters” (2010) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/2covooj .. deployed characters Ada and Grace Sat May 22 04:03:12 +0000 2010

“Creating Spoken Dialogue Characters from Corpora without Annotations” (2007) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/29qxuhk .. by @srgandhe & @drtraum .. Sat May 22 03:45:36 +0000 2010

Reading about .. IBM – DeepQA Project & Open Advancement of Question Answering (OAQA) .. http://tinyurl.com/2c8u9bx .. Fri May 21 14:59:37 +0000 2010

“IBM Developing Computing System to Challenge Humans on America’s Favorite Quiz Show, Jeopardy!” (April 2009) http://tinyurl.com/c7bc2v .. Fri May 21 14:41:59 +0000 2010

XSLT coming to @MarkLogic soon .. http://is.gd/cf65J .. (via @michaelhkay) .. Thu May 20 20:15:12 +0000 2010

http://code.google.com/apis/predict .. “Prediction API enables access to Google’s machine learning algorithms to analyze your historic data” Thu May 20 19:40:07 +0000 2010

Video of presentation “Human-like conversational agents anytime, anywhere” by @RonAtiNAGO at @tokyo2point0 .. http://tinyurl.com/2bk9az2 .. Thu May 20 19:22:25 +0000 2010

UEA-lite stemmer .. http://tinyurl.com/28xllmu .. “stemming” program to clean tokens and alter suffixes .. by @missmcj .. Thu May 20 19:00:18 +0000 2010

“stemming is the process for reducing inflected (or sometimes derived) words to their stem, base or root form” .. http://tinyurl.com/6z87gn Thu May 20 18:49:17 +0000 2010

“Conditional random field” is a discriminative probabilistic model used for labeling or parsing sequential data .. http://tinyurl.com/48kq5a Thu May 20 18:40:01 +0000 2010

Reading about ..”construction grammar”.. http://tinyurl.com/29y7qed .. grammar models of string construction rather than conventional syntax Thu May 20 15:56:45 +0000 2010

Lexeme is a unit of morphological analysis in linguistics corresponding to the set of forms taken by a single word http://tinyurl.com/krwgag Thu May 20 15:43:08 +0000 2010

So face recognition is becoming commonplace .. why isn’t there individual voice recognition for tracking speech recognition in noisy places? Thu May 20 15:07:41 +0000 2010

Advanced textbook on .. “Building a Digital Human” (2003) by Ken Brilliant .. http://tinyurl.com/28ca9vw .. using @lightwave3d .. Thu May 20 13:39:42 +0000 2010

@kansai_takako Did @tweepsearch for “bot” .. got 4,555 in CSV .. seems like 90% are Japanese .. why? .. can you explain what they’re doing? Wed May 19 23:53:15 +0000 2010

http://santoshumaninc.com .. “virtual human modeling software represents a new generation of virtual humans that are highly realistic” .. Wed May 19 16:00:38 +0000 2010

Reading .. “VIBRANT: A Brainstorming Agent for Computer Supported Creative Problem Solving” (2006) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/28ba8q7 .. Wed May 19 15:33:25 +0000 2010

Voxify Automated Agents Conversation Engine ..intelligent speech application using Conversational Behavior Models http://tinyurl.com/2g8xaoc Wed May 19 14:47:46 +0000 2010

“Twitter can be used as a device-independent, global command line that sits on top of a large user-base” http://twitter.pbworks.com/Bots .. Wed May 19 14:30:25 +0000 2010

http://pudthai.googlecode.com .. Thai language chatbot written in Python .. built on Cobe .. and running on xmpppy .. by @wngamsaad .. Wed May 19 14:05:17 +0000 2010

http://factorie.googlecode.com .. “Probabilistic programming with imperatively-defined factor graphs” .. latent Dirichlet allocation .. Wed May 19 13:47:21 +0000 2010

InfraDrive (@Elagizy) withdrawing from Chatterbox Challenge (@CBCSite) management amid controversy .. http://tinyurl.com/28wrn66 .. Tue May 18 15:52:02 +0000 2010

Watching video .. “Massey University Engineering Smart House” http://tinyurl.com/22w94wn .. uses @Guile3DStudio agent for home automation .. Tue May 18 15:19:06 +0000 2010

iNAGO.com NetPeople E-IVR .. using Asterisk @tribox Pro by @fonality .. http://tinyurl.com/26stplp .. “reasoning makes the difference” .. Tue May 18 14:49:35 +0000 2010

Watching .. audio/slide presentation on iNAGO NetPeople E-IVR (Enhanced IVR).. http://tinyurl.com/2dy5zmb .. by @RonAtiNAGO .. Tue May 18 14:30:09 +0000 2010

@RonAtiNAGO Which is the real iNAGO .. @iNAGOInc or @inagocorp ?? Tue May 18 14:11:13 +0000 2010

http://katebot.com .. Katebot the nondenominational Christian chatbot .. by Jenna (2008) .. #AIML Tue May 18 13:17:08 +0000 2010

http://speechapi.com .. Online Speech API .. “Add speech recognition and text to speech to your website with javascript” .. (like MIT WAMI) Mon May 17 19:02:33 +0000 2010

Zora Conversation Engine is a part of the Zora virtual environment developed by DevTech Research Group at Tufts http://tinyurl.com/23wvpqh Sun May 16 12:54:28 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Chatbots: Are they Really Useful?” (2005) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/28hlzas .. a range of chatbots with useful applications .. Sun May 16 12:41:21 +0000 2010

Reading ..”Different measurements metrics to evaluate a chatbot system” (2007) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/2eptjhu ..Loebner Prize alternatives Sun May 16 12:23:06 +0000 2010

Reading .. “A chatbot system as a tool to animate a corpus” (2005) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/254txq6 .. mapping BNC corpus to Alicebot AIML.. Sun May 16 12:12:40 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Using dialogue corpora to train a chatbot” (2003) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/26e3s3g .. corpus-based chatbot training .. Sun May 16 12:05:53 +0000 2010

@kansai_takako => @mendicott/status/13800666282 .. Sun May 16 11:29:28 +0000 2010

The French phone company @SFR_fr has a @VirtuOz “virtual agent” on Twitter @SFR_Lucie .. video demo http://tinyurl.com/26ocryw .. Sun May 16 11:09:45 +0000 2010

http://twitterbotscript.com .. “Twitter Bot Script Resource” .. (now BLOCKED from my “Bot Forum Bot” @botforumbot) .. #twitterbotscriptcom Sat May 15 21:46:44 +0000 2010

http://faceapi.com .. “allows you to incorporate Seeing Machines world class face tracking technology into your own product or application” Sat May 15 20:50:55 +0000 2010

Reading .. “An Intelligent Discussion-Bot for Guiding Student Interactions in Threaded Discussions” (2007) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/27cofok Sat May 15 16:33:30 +0000 2010

Commemorating 2 years of twittering today .. 1,974 tweets and counting .. mostly about chatbots .. http://myfirsttweet.com/1st/mendicott .. Sat May 15 15:03:17 +0000 2010

Revisiting SWI-Prolog .. open source Prolog .. http://tinyurl.com/29oxlqm .. for more practical chatbot augmentation .. (thanks to @sprior) Sat May 15 14:56:06 +0000 2010

Checking out .. NetLogo .. “multi-agent programmable modeling environment” .. http://tinyurl.com/283alm6 .. (thanks to @cogphn) .. Sat May 15 14:34:27 +0000 2010

@cogphn Regarding agent-based modeling communities .. I suggest thoroughly exploring #SecondLife.com .. lots of research happening there now Sat May 15 14:21:24 +0000 2010

Reading Wikipedia .. Comparison of agent-based modeling software .. http://tinyurl.com/26ma6z8 .. “practical agent based modeling toolkits” Sat May 15 14:15:22 +0000 2010

Reading 2008 forum post by @sprior about connecting LumenVox with AliceBot http://tinyurl.com/28hm4rx ..via @digium Asterisk open source PBX Sat May 15 04:09:00 +0000 2010

@sprior FYI, there is a Twitter Asterisk bot @asteriskbot .. Does Lumenvox connect with your AliceBot .. if so how ?? Sat May 15 03:24:46 +0000 2010

@sprior “Speech Recognition for Smart Homes” (2008) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/292mgaj .. by @dance2forget .. Sat May 15 02:43:34 +0000 2010

http://smarthome.geekster.com .. home automation system using Java AliceBot (Program D) AIML conversational interface .. by @sprior .. Sat May 15 01:50:50 +0000 2010

Digital life assistant @ProjectJarvis by @CBarraford ..reminds me of Stephanie talking head http://youtube.com/user/m000z0rz .. by @m000z0rz Sat May 15 01:34:06 +0000 2010

Reading about digital life assistant @ProjectJarvis ..home automation via twitter & mac os x .. by @CBarraford .. video http://shar.es/m4CZB Sat May 15 01:24:50 +0000 2010

Caramba .. just got some good advice from a “Hugo Chavez” on how to fix my Green Travel Meta-Guide Venezuela http://meta-guide.com/venezuela Fri May 14 20:26:46 +0000 2010

http://shakespearebot.com .. “William Shakespeare AI Chat Bot” .. by @grrl_robot .. #Shakespeare #Chatbot #AIML #thebardbot #IAM_SHAKESPEARE Fri May 14 14:24:57 +0000 2010

http://booktwo.org/swotter .. Swotter is a php script that reads books to Twitter .. such as James Joyce’s Ulysses @booktwo .. by @stml .. Fri May 14 14:09:43 +0000 2010

A Twitter “book bot” auto-tweets an entire book line by line .. A Twitter “quote bot” replies with quotes from a character or celebrity .. Fri May 14 13:57:40 +0000 2010

In addition to Twitter book bot @IAM_SHAKESPEARE .. there is also more interactive Twitter #Shakespeare quote bot @thebardbot .. Fri May 14 13:44:59 +0000 2010

@strebel What other book bots are there on Twitter besides your @IAM_SHAKESPEARE ? Fri May 14 13:27:11 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @IAM_SHAKESPEARE .. “complete works of William Shakespeare line by all 112,000+ lines” .. will finish August 2011 .. by @strebel Fri May 14 13:25:51 +0000 2010

http://aindee.com .. Artificial Intelligent Natural Dialogue Expert Entity .. virtual CSR .. humanizing technology with dialogue .. by @sbjx Fri May 14 12:01:16 +0000 2010

MyMemory API http://tinyurl.com/mc3kpr .. search and insert translations into world’s largest @CollaborativeTM via SOAP web service .. Fri May 14 03:41:07 +0000 2010

The Stanford SMS Translator http://nlp.stanford.edu/sms .. thanks to @stefanknz .. Fri May 14 03:21:27 +0000 2010

“CS224N: Investigating SMS Text Normalization using Statistical Machine Translation” http://tinyurl.com/3axsosj .. by @ktick & @stefanknz .. Fri May 14 00:46:05 +0000 2010

PersonalityForge AI Engine http://tinyurl.com/23j65mn .. uses both NLP & Case-Based Reasoning .. #AIScript .. #PHP .. #MySQL .. by @Bonjiro Thu May 13 19:33:56 +0000 2010

Looking at .. http://textwise.com/api .. “Semantic Signatures used for Similarity Search, Categorization, and Concept Tagging” .. @textwise Thu May 13 18:31:41 +0000 2010

PayPal @VirtuOz “virtual agents” now available in 3 languages .. for US, UK (and Australia soon), France and Germany .. http://bit.ly/dawZtY Thu May 13 15:35:13 +0000 2010

http://ctat.pact.cs.cmu.edu .. “Cognitive Tutor Authoring Tools” .. supports the creation of cognitive tutors, which require AI programming Thu May 13 15:14:24 +0000 2010

http://cougaar.org .. “Java-based architecture for the construction of highly scalable distributed agent-based applications” .. open source Thu May 13 15:10:53 +0000 2010

Trying .. “Instant Answer Agent” Iris .. http://justask.intelliresponse.com/askiris2009 .. by @IntelliResponse .. Thu May 13 15:03:54 +0000 2010

“Local man works to give computers a human touch” http://tinyurl.com/2az3q6f ..story of Ty Paige & Chatterbox Challenge contender “Cyber Ty” Thu May 13 14:33:15 +0000 2010

Commenting on .. “Zipf’s Law and Text Speak” .. at “A.I. Nexus Forum” .. http://tinyurl.com/2464ea8 .. Thu May 13 14:01:01 +0000 2010

3x new videos “Chatbots 3.0 – Prof. Mark Chavez – Chat-able characters in Cinematics and Narratives” http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor Thu May 13 02:37:21 +0000 2010

@ronmader Regarding the future of books .. I’m still hard at work on automating a conversion utility for books into conversational agents .. Thu May 13 02:27:18 +0000 2010

Chatterbox Challenge contender .. Brother Jerome http://tinyurl.com/2twxyc .. is described as an “experimental theologist monk-bot” .. #SL Wed May 12 23:22:21 +0000 2010

http://titane.ca/igod .. iGod is the most popular AIML chatbot in the world .. according to @drwallace .. at least in part due to pretty GUI Wed May 12 23:12:32 +0000 2010

Here is a free learning Buddha bot http://tinyurl.com/242bz56 .. (made with WordPress AI bot plugin Conversador) .. by @buddhatrance .. Wed May 12 23:01:09 +0000 2010

4x new videos .. “Chatbots 3.0 – Adeena Mignogna – Before you quit your day job” .. http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor .. Wed May 12 22:39:42 +0000 2010

@tontonmiky There is a Buddhabot too .. but costs like $10 a year to talk with http://buddhabots.com .. Wed May 12 22:35:44 +0000 2010

RT Another divine chatbot by Ron Ingram .. http://godsbot.org .. one full year $10 .. “Support Christian AI today” .. “Spread the Word” .. Wed May 12 22:22:57 +0000 2010

And then there was .. MuslimBot http://tinyurl.com/28ohmdq .. “little chatty Muslim robot” .. video demo http://tinyurl.com/2fjvzrw .. Wed May 12 22:06:00 +0000 2010

“Duke To go – Megahal conversation simulator AI chat bot for iPhone” .. http://tinyurl.com/2926uzd .. by @cmang .. #duketogo Wed May 12 18:59:55 +0000 2010

5x new videos .. “Chatbots 3.0 – Francis X. Taney, Jr. – Legal and I.P. Issues for Botmasters” .. http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor .. Wed May 12 16:36:05 +0000 2010

“A cognitive architecture is a blueprint for intelligent agents” http://tinyurl.com/6dqgvr .. “a subset of general agent architectures” .. Wed May 12 14:53:02 +0000 2010

http://cogarch.org .. “A Survey of Cognitive and Agent Architectures” .. preliminary analysis of twelve architectures .. Wed May 12 14:42:25 +0000 2010

First International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures BICA-2010, November 13-14 .. http://members.cox.net/bica2010 Wed May 12 14:35:58 +0000 2010

Comparative Repository of Cognitive Architectures .. Feature-by-Feature Comparison of Cognitive Architectures .. http://tinyurl.com/25lehrq Wed May 12 14:33:19 +0000 2010

Looking at .. NARS (Non-Axiomatic Reasoning System) AI Project .. http://tinyurl.com/27dd2jo .. by @pei_wang .. #AGI Wed May 12 14:19:39 +0000 2010

@cyc_ai What is Twitter? Tue May 11 23:29:54 +0000 2010

Google Mobile Optimizer http://www.google.com/gwt/n .. Tue May 11 19:12:17 +0000 2010

So @heroku is for #Ruby and #Rails what @app_engine is for #Python and #Java .. #cloud #hosting #cloudhosting .. Tue May 11 18:21:27 +0000 2010

I would like to read a blog post (in English) about Japanese bot culture on Twitter .. what they are up to is a mystery to me .. see @japbot Tue May 11 17:46:19 +0000 2010

http://aglets.sourceforge.net .. “Java mobile agent platform and library that eases the development of agent based applications” .. IBM 2004 Tue May 11 16:08:05 +0000 2010

“How can they help you? Twitter Bots and Intelligent Agents” http://bit.ly/c4bGev ..about @transitoRE & @tweetcomendas ..by @marcelcaraciolo Tue May 11 14:06:15 +0000 2010

Watching video lecture .. “Daniel Suarez – Daemon: Bot-Mediated Reality” .. 2008 @longnow .. http://tinyurl.com/5f5u48 .. #singularity Tue May 11 13:44:41 +0000 2010

String similarity metrics.. “textual based metrics resulting in a similarity or dissimilarity (distance) score” .. http://tinyurl.com/3v6wnt Tue May 11 05:07:44 +0000 2010

Fuzzy string similarity .. “is the technique of finding approximate matches to a pattern in a string” .. http://tinyurl.com/26n23hr .. Tue May 11 04:55:41 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Adaptive Duplicate Detection Using Learnable String Similarity Measures” (2003) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/27x3z8a .. Tue May 11 04:38:29 +0000 2010

3x new videos..”Chatbots 3.0 – Robert Lockhart – Integrating Semantics and Empirical Language Data”.. http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor Mon May 10 15:02:39 +0000 2010

Starting to think about telepresence .. and the potential of chatbots in the form of virtual humanoids .. as type of augmented virtuality .. Mon May 10 12:45:49 +0000 2010

@bengoertzel You have poopooed the Loebner Prize process; but, does novamente.net or opencog.org have anything *online* for punters to demo? Mon May 10 03:57:38 +0000 2010

@texaibot Can you twalk? Mon May 10 03:39:15 +0000 2010

http://sourceforge.net/projects/texai .. “Get Texai at SourceForge” .. code by @stephenlreed .. ( See also @texaibot ) .. Mon May 10 03:38:17 +0000 2010

luisbeck007 : “the most complete Humanoid? Robots list in the? World” .. http://tinyurl.com/2bve6pn .. Mon May 10 03:02:29 +0000 2010

Dag Kittlaus CEO @Siri : “The OS of virtual assistants will be the Internet .. The brains will be AIs .. The arms and legs will be web APIs” Mon May 10 02:32:25 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Conversational agents in virtual worlds: Bridging disciplines” (2010) [PDF] http://tinyurl.com/32utav7 .. by @veletsianos etc. Sun May 09 22:15:22 +0000 2010

Watching video lecture .. “Cosmo: The lifelike pedagogical agent” (2007) http://tinyurl.com/5wdczc .. historical intelligent tutoring system Sun May 09 21:59:01 +0000 2010

“Microsoft has decided to provide an installation package of the Microsoft Agent core components for use on Windows 7” http://bit.ly/XAQC9 Sun May 09 19:41:17 +0000 2010

http://ysalaya.org .. “free bot hosting – chatbot creation – botmaster area – chatbot technology” .. (673 bots) .. Sun May 09 18:36:30 +0000 2010

http://jabberwacky.com/yourbot .. Jabberwacky DIY .. “$30 per year, with unlimited access to teach Your Bot” .. (Signups so far: 25050) .. Sun May 09 18:11:39 +0000 2010

http://gallery.aim.com/browse/bots .. AIM Gallery : AIM Bots .. official directory of AIM bots for AOL Instant Messenger network .. Sun May 09 16:31:58 +0000 2010

Looking at .. http://ai-buddy.com .. “innovations in automated intelligence for IM” .. create AIM bots for AOL Instant Messenger network .. Sun May 09 16:25:19 +0000 2010

http://webanywhere.cs.washington.edu .. WebAnywhere is a web-based screen reader for the web .. requires no special software to be installed Sun May 09 14:37:01 +0000 2010

2x new videos .. “Chatbots 3.0 – Ilya Gelfenbeyn – User-generated Chatbots” .. http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor .. Sun May 09 05:35:53 +0000 2010

5x new videos .. “Chatbots 3.0 – Rollo Carpenter – Learning, Creating, Phrasing” .. http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor .. Sun May 09 05:34:06 +0000 2010

Started a new Twitter List for chatterbots on Twitter at @mendicott/chatterbots .. to hear #chatbots chatter on Twitter .. Sat May 08 18:43:42 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @roflwatcher .. “Actually I’m a bot watching the public timeline for twits containing the word ROFL and a http link” .. Sat May 08 18:22:21 +0000 2010

@Kurt_Vonnegut Can you twalk? Sat May 08 18:09:31 +0000 2010

http://future-apps.net/Amy .. “chat robot for the iPhone and iPod Touch” .. by @FutureApps .. 2008 video review http://tinyurl.com/4o6p55 .. Sat May 08 17:35:47 +0000 2010

@eliza_bot What is wrong with chatbots today? Sat May 08 17:21:29 +0000 2010

3x new videos .. “Chatbots 3.0 – Erwin van Lun – Chatbots as a Business” .. http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor .. Sat May 08 14:15:35 +0000 2010

VirtuOz iPhone Development Kit .. “easily integrate virtual agents into their applications for the Apple iPhone”.. http://twitpic.com/1lysfq Sat May 08 05:12:04 +0000 2010

Reading .. “An Overview of Microsoft Web N-gram Corpus and Applications” .. (via XPS in IE) .. http://tinyurl.com/2cnyjqt .. Sat May 08 02:36:33 +0000 2010

Got rejected for .. Public Beta Web N-gram Services .. “The Terms of Use do not allow you today to use the Microsoft Web N-gram Services” .. Sat May 08 01:42:22 +0000 2010

http://charengine.sourceforge.net .. Zabaware 3D Character Engine .. “easily add interactive animated characters to any application” .. Fri May 07 22:37:24 +0000 2010

Watching video lecture “Question Answering Systems And Textual Inference” http://tinyurl.com/297n78o .. by Christopher Manning, Stanford NLP Fri May 07 19:12:17 +0000 2010

http://sitepal.it .. “Servizio Sitepal per l’Italia” .. @SitePal available in Italian language .. Fri May 07 17:28:27 +0000 2010

MPML3D: Agent Authoring Language for Virtual Worlds http://tinyurl.com/23sc3r5 & Extending MPML3D to Second Life http://tinyurl.com/2ekn33f Fri May 07 17:08:31 +0000 2010

http://myvirtualgirlfriendgame.com .. “ONLY virtual Girlfriend Simulator available on Iphone and Itouch” .. by @polygrafix .. Fri May 07 16:24:27 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Bots as Language Learning Tools” (2006) by Luke Fryer and Rollo Carpenter [PDF] .. http://tinyurl.com/25ydpek .. Fri May 07 15:47:39 +0000 2010

Uninstalled @googlegears so @googlereader “mark as read” now working right in IE but still not in Chrome .. Fri May 07 15:37:40 +0000 2010

2x new videos .. “Chatbots 3.0 – Vladimir Veselov – Eugene Goostman the Bot” .. http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor .. Fri May 07 15:27:41 +0000 2010

2x new videos .. “Chatbots 3.0 – Robert Medeksza – Ultra Hal AI Technology” .. http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor .. Fri May 07 15:26:24 +0000 2010

Visited @CodeBaby HQ in Colorado Springs yesterday .. to learn more about their interactive scripted characters .. thanx to @marcushaggard Fri May 07 15:22:27 +0000 2010

SitePal 3D Photoface Avatars http://tinyurl.com/29loqge .. “Create your own 3D Photoface avatar by simply uploading a photo in our editor”.. Thu May 06 18:51:15 +0000 2010

http://gaips.inesc-id.pt .. Intelligent Agents And Synthetic Characters Group (GAIPS) .. INESC-ID Lisbon, Portugal .. Thu May 06 15:41:18 +0000 2010

3x new videos .. “Chatbots 3.0 – John Zakos – How Chatbots Outperform Humans” .. http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor .. Thu May 06 15:26:02 +0000 2010

4x new videos .. “Chatbots 3.0 – Richard Wallace – Pandorabots Overview” .. http://youtube.com/user/aimlinstructor .. Thu May 06 15:24:20 +0000 2010

Mia .. Feng Shui expert chatbot .. http://mysticfengshui.com .. created by sitechatters http://bobnorris.net .. Thu May 06 15:08:14 +0000 2010

http://widgets.yahoo.com/widgets/aiml-bot .. AIML Bot Yahoo Widget “allows you to talk to most AIML compatible chat bots” .. Thu May 06 14:22:46 +0000 2010

MakeAiml plugin for Radegast Metaverse Client http://tinyurl.com/2acysyq (MakeAiml_Radegast.zip) .. generates AIML from text files .. #SL Thu May 06 14:17:28 +0000 2010

Conversive Verbot Standard Edition : Using the Teaching.vkb KnowledgeBase http://tinyurl.com/28p866p .. add new Rules dynamically .. Wed May 05 16:53:50 +0000 2010

http://tircd.googlecode.com .. presents twitter as an irc channel .. connect to tircd with any irc client, and twitter as if you were on irc Tue May 04 17:29:51 +0000 2010

Did side by side comparison of @freemyfeed and @gtweetnews .. am ditching inadequate, rate limited @freemyfeed .. Tue May 04 17:08:26 +0000 2010

Microsoft Web N-gram Service (Beta) http://tinyurl.com/2bsvwsc .. unigram, bigram, trigram, N-gram with N=4 (4-gram) .. #concgram Tue May 04 15:58:13 +0000 2010

@elbottherobot No, that would have to be a parody-bot .. because, you might want to sue a real “fanbot” poseur .. ;^) Tue May 04 15:23:53 +0000 2010

There are a number of videos available online depicting STELARC’s “Prosthetic Head” in action http://tinyurl.com/26jr4uo .. Tue May 04 14:28:02 +0000 2010

Thanks very much to Nabaztag developer @jbx028 for the great reply to my “Voice-operated AIML Editor” inquiry http://tinyurl.com/29mmfbf .. Mon May 03 21:17:52 +0000 2010

http://mobilegridclient.com .. “Second Life messaging client for cell phones powered by Google’s Android” .. @mgclient .. Mon May 03 17:56:48 +0000 2010

http://oviappwizard.com .. create Nokia mobile feed apps in minutes .. (so-called “cookie-cutter” applications) .. Mon May 03 17:41:38 +0000 2010

Uh oh .. afraid my chat robot @twaveladvisor wants to rent an apartment in Norway => http://twitpic.com/1koq06 .. apologies to @hpedersen .. Mon May 03 16:42:35 +0000 2010

Reading about historical conversational agent General Magic Portico Mary (MagicTalk) 1996 .. 2.5 million users .. http://tinyurl.com/6y874p Mon May 03 15:43:53 +0000 2010

Contemplating the relation of chatbot semantics in the form of phrase patterns to memes (units of cultural ideas, symbols or practices) .. Mon May 03 14:38:26 +0000 2010

@ImVivo What is AIML ? Mon May 03 14:10:16 +0000 2010

@ImVivo Who is Dr Wallace? Mon May 03 13:48:19 +0000 2010

Reading about the “China Brain Project” at Xiamen University Artificial Brain Lab http://ai.xmu.edu.cn/artificialbrain .. #profhugodegaris Mon May 03 13:37:52 +0000 2010

@harrybailey Twitter-in => AIML-out (could put something like @OpenCalais in between for semantic tagging) .. see http://tinyurl.com/26ndzr7 Mon May 03 13:20:12 +0000 2010

@harrybailey Have you considered providing a web API for your AutoAiml http://aiml.harrybailey.com ? Mon May 03 12:40:12 +0000 2010

Fanbots are chatbots made by celebrity fans .. not to be confused with parody-bots of famous people made for the opposite reason .. Mon May 03 12:24:44 +0000 2010

http://ateaavatars.com .. “specializing in high quality complete avatars and distinctive characters” .. @AteaAvatars .. #SecondLife .. #NPC Sun May 02 15:27:34 +0000 2010

http://prelude.lennart-lopin.de .. “the world’s most chilled out self-learning artificial intelligence” .. $19.99 lifetime license .. Sun May 02 05:18:50 +0000 2010

http://blog.imified.com .. “Over 10,000 Bots Created” .. hosting over 10k active IM, Twitter, and SMS bots .. @imified .. Sun May 02 04:42:46 +0000 2010

http://twitterfeed.com .. “currently feeding 1261344 feeds to twitter and facebook” .. limited to 5 items every 30 minutes .. by @mario .. Sun May 02 04:34:36 +0000 2010

http://smartbots2life.com .. “allows you to rent a Second Life group invitation bot .. L$79 per week .. #SecondLife .. Sun May 02 04:00:39 +0000 2010

http://sl-bot.com .. “the ultimate Bot for #Secondlife .. clone an Avatar and follow a Master Avatar, Sit on Prims and a multiple Bot Login” Sun May 02 03:45:41 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @R5_D4 .. semantic Star Wars retweeter (retweeting Star Wars characters) .. “this R2 unit has a bad motivator” .. Sun May 02 01:59:57 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @sausagebot .. retweeting * sausage * .. “Give me your content, I give you a sausage” .. Sun May 02 01:54:56 +0000 2010

Watching videos from #SecondLife Artificial Life Lab http://youtube.com/user/GillesOnTube .. Sat May 01 23:57:19 +0000 2010

*SAN* A.L.I.C.E. Chat bot v0.3 http://tinyurl.com/2cogrpm .. “script that gives you a way to easily create your own chat bot” .. #SecondLife Sat May 01 23:37:22 +0000 2010

U-Bot SL Bot Software http://tinyurl.com/37le946 .. U-bot is a #SecondLife bot .. supports Pandorabots .. made in Poland .. Sat May 01 23:22:16 +0000 2010

“Keys to Evaluating a Virtual Assistant” http://tinyurl.com/27m9cmm .. Sat May 01 17:41:37 +0000 2010

According to Zipf’s law, the new AIML Superbot 2.1 by @drwallace contains the vast majority of what people will ever say to a bot .. US$ 999 Sat May 01 16:31:17 +0000 2010

Skype goes mental .. @Emotiv EEG headset used to pilot a robot over a Skype video call .. http://robodance.com .. download available May 20 Sat May 01 14:54:29 +0000 2010

@neilphillips Seems do-able .. have a look at my Meta-Guide Professionals page http://tinyurl.com/27mx7rv .. and let me know if that’s close Sat May 01 14:09:54 +0000 2010

MR / Mixed reality (both augmented reality & augmented virtuality) refers to the merging of real & virtual worlds http://tinyurl.com/ytvxly Fri Apr 30 22:12:58 +0000 2010

“SimpleGeo provides an extremely simple, cloud-based interface to storing, managing, and querying location data” http://tinyurl.com/22r4skd Fri Apr 30 19:02:26 +0000 2010

http://saffas-voice.co.uk .. “If you want a professional talking character animation for your website then let our UK animators build it” .. Fri Apr 30 16:31:14 +0000 2010

http://ivatar.net .. “app that allows you to create wonderful digital characters” .. for iPhone & iPod touch .. Fri Apr 30 16:25:48 +0000 2010

Wikipedia “Comparison of Internet Relay Chat bots” http://bit.ly/9dX2A2 .. Fri Apr 30 16:12:50 +0000 2010

@awfurtado Have you seen “Twuring – The Twitter Turing Test” http://squidoo.com/twuring .. by @dannystaple .. ? Fri Apr 30 16:09:44 +0000 2010

Not a true AI chatbot, but a hybrid animated @Oddcast “CandyCast on Vogue.com” http://bit.ly/csLnXY .. Fri Apr 30 15:35:15 +0000 2010

@LockheedMartin Why don’t you have a web page for your talking robot “Sprocket”? Fri Apr 30 14:05:10 +0000 2010

http://ilipsync.net .. “a wizard software that animates characters, makes them talk and converts them finally into Flash” .. Fri Apr 30 06:46:23 +0000 2010

http://evolver.com .. “Create an Image, Animation or Clip of your avatar and post it on your social media sites” .. Fri Apr 30 06:38:45 +0000 2010

http://myspace.speechagents.com .. “create your very own FREE SpeechAgents Talking Character for your MySpace” .. Fri Apr 30 06:28:30 +0000 2010

“In probability theory, Bayes’ theorem shows the relation between one conditional probability and its inverse” http://tinyurl.com/2jesru .. Fri Apr 30 00:46:53 +0000 2010

“Conditional probability is the probability of some event A, given the occurrence of some other event B” http://tinyurl.com/ha7ut .. Fri Apr 30 00:41:54 +0000 2010

@freemyfeed What are the rate limits for your feed item throughputs? Thu Apr 29 17:06:33 +0000 2010

Virtual Humans Forum is in Second Life http://tinyurl.com/24sevtk .. new experimental land in #SecondLife .. “Talk with our AIML cat” .. Thu Apr 29 14:15:24 +0000 2010

@theansweringbot Can you twalk? Thu Apr 29 13:14:44 +0000 2010

J&M Creations Robotar v2.1 http://tinyurl.com/24jjg9r .. “3D sculpted human-looking intelligent robot that can act as a host” .. #SecondLife Wed Apr 28 17:42:05 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @LoveMyNuts .. retweeting * my nuts * .. by @natefanaro .. (for more of his 25x retweeter bots see http://retweettweet.com ) .. Wed Apr 28 15:17:39 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @fuckwatcher .. retweeter bot .. “bot looking to see how fucked up the world is” .. Wed Apr 28 15:07:05 +0000 2010

“Chatting Brain Bot (Uncle Irvin) Steampunk” http://tinyurl.com/28bkum3 .. Pandorabots AIML chatbot for SecondLife .. L$460 .. Wed Apr 28 14:18:47 +0000 2010

“Honeybot, Your Man in the Middle for Automated Social Engineering” http://tinyurl.com/2cw8bo7 .. study about IRC chatbot security issues .. Wed Apr 28 14:06:10 +0000 2010

Russian language ICQ bot on Twitter @arxbot .. (see “Adding Twitter to ICQ Feeds” http://tinyurl.com/262m2n7 ) .. Wed Apr 28 13:42:51 +0000 2010

List of “MSN Chat Bots” http://msnemotions.org/msn-chat-bots.html .. Wed Apr 28 13:23:10 +0000 2010

“AI in Virtual Worlds” on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/2auvczp .. “for exploring the topic of AI in or interfaced with virtual worlds” .. Wed Apr 28 04:59:35 +0000 2010

Reading about NEC “Partner-type-Personal-Robot” PaPeRo http://tinyurl.com/2e9pkz8 .. and watching PaPeRo videos http://tinyurl.com/2f7lj3t Tue Apr 27 17:13:23 +0000 2010

Siri Forums : “how come i can’t get @siri if my itunes account is out of the US? please release it world wide…..” http://tinyurl.com/26ugkwm Tue Apr 27 16:43:38 +0000 2010

Interesting explanation of how Twitter bot @hellooooonewman works http://tinyurl.com/2amu35o .. blogged by @neilkod .. #Seinfeld .. Tue Apr 27 16:33:50 +0000 2010

Reading about .. Knowledge Query and Manipulation Language (KQML) .. and FIPA Agent Communication Language (ACL) http://tinyurl.com/26tnsv9 Tue Apr 27 16:10:21 +0000 2010

Reading about .. Interactive Drama Markup Language (IDML) .. and IDML-based Interactive Agent Drama Authoring Tool .. Tue Apr 27 15:50:52 +0000 2010

New @CodeBaby interactive scripted character (distinct from true chatbot) now on @Amtrak website at http://tinyurl.com/26xmcnv .. Tue Apr 27 15:35:23 +0000 2010

Went to interesting presentation last night by @CodeBaby founders @RayMuzyka and @DoktorZee .. two medical doctors .. in Colorado Springs .. Tue Apr 27 14:51:07 +0000 2010

@TimNoonan Yes, by generic instant messaging I mean XMPP/Jabber (GTalk and MSN, but which excludes SkypeIM for the moment) .. Mon Apr 26 22:48:48 +0000 2010

@TimNoonan .. text to voice and voice to text .. (I would like to be able to hear and speak to any conventional textual IM chatbot) .. Mon Apr 26 22:44:02 +0000 2010

@JamieXML Most of my bots .. including @SemanticBot .. are made using @YahooPipes .. Mon Apr 26 22:40:04 +0000 2010

@elbottherobot Can you twalk? Mon Apr 26 17:21:25 +0000 2010

Elbot The Robot now on Twitter at @elbottherobot .. “state-of-the-art robot .. the art may be post fifties trash” .. by @ArtiSol .. #chatbot Mon Apr 26 17:20:56 +0000 2010

http://nohold-virtual-agents.blogspot.com ..Confederated Knowledge .. “leverage knowledge from other existing Virtual Agents” ..by @noHoldAI Mon Apr 26 17:08:07 +0000 2010

@TimNoonan Can you recommend anything (Windows desktop) I could use to hear and speak generic instant message IM sessions? Mon Apr 26 16:44:36 +0000 2010

@chrismatthieu Can your http://getvocal.com “Voice Browser” be used to hear and speak generic instant message IM sessions? Mon Apr 26 16:38:44 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @WienerLinienBot .. “Wiener Linien WatchBot” .. “Tweete aus allen Bussen, U-Bahnen, S-Bahnen und Strassenbahnen” .. Mon Apr 26 16:32:04 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @socialmedianew .. retweeting * social media * .. “Social Media News” .. Mon Apr 26 16:26:06 +0000 2010

@erwinvanlun I’m Australian-American, born in Oz of American parents, grew up in Switzerland, lived and loved in Brazil .. Mon Apr 26 15:56:52 +0000 2010

@erwinvanlun My Portuguese is good, German is good, but Italian not so.. Mon Apr 26 14:54:41 +0000 2010

I need a Windows desktop program that can plug any XMPP session into the backend and enable full voice interactivity with any Jabber chatbot Mon Apr 26 14:36:31 +0000 2010

Playing with “most famous” Italian language MSN chatbot “Doriana Ottantadue” http://doriana82.com .. made with http://bottenger.com .. Mon Apr 26 13:48:01 +0000 2010

Twitter reply with quote bots .. by @neilkod ..@ACenterForAnts @IAmJacksBot @TheBotLebowski @WorldOfShit @HelloooooNewman @Dubbbya .. Sun Apr 25 17:38:59 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @refart .. retweeting * fart * and appending with hashtag #refarted .. “Sniffing out farts so you don’t have to” .. Sun Apr 25 17:09:02 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @fart_robot .. retweeting * fart * and appending “FART ROBOT APPROVES” .. “sniffing out fart realted data” .. Sun Apr 25 17:06:48 +0000 2010

Watching videos about Google Wave Robots http://tinyurl.com/29jgl8l ..and reading about Google Wave Robots API v2 http://tinyurl.com/ykn8ttf Sun Apr 25 16:59:13 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @tea_robot .. “Re-tweeting and mapping British tea chatter” ..cool mapping of topical retweets http://teamergency.com/twitter .. Sun Apr 25 16:50:38 +0000 2010

Twitter bot “The Bot Lebowski” @TheBotLebowski .. reply bot .. responding to * Big Lebowski * with quotes from the film .. by @neilkod .. Sun Apr 25 16:44:04 +0000 2010

Reading about historical “chatterbots” ZoeOnAOL (retired 2003) and ZolaOnAOL (retired 2006) http://tinyurl.com/27953w6 .. Sun Apr 25 12:47:40 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @needgirlfriend .. retweeting * I need a girlfriend * ..”Find out which Tweeple are in desperate need” ..See also @needboyfriend Sun Apr 25 04:29:13 +0000 2010

Seems a thin line between location-based services and augmented reality .. voice operated chatbots may have more future in AR than VR .. Sun Apr 25 03:24:18 +0000 2010

Watching videos about the Layar augmented reality browser http://tinyurl.com/2csrjv9 .. (@LayarMobile) .. wondering about chatbots in AR .. Sun Apr 25 03:17:25 +0000 2010

“SMS Bot is an intelligent software robot using rule engine to automate your Short Messaging communication” http://tinyurl.com/23weme9 .. Sat Apr 24 15:21:31 +0000 2010

Looking at .. http://virtualspirits.com .. “Automated Chats, Automated Chat Software, Virtual Agents for Sales” .. Sat Apr 24 14:51:36 +0000 2010

Watching @VirtuOz video demos at http://youtube.com/user/VirtuOzVirtualAgents .. Sat Apr 24 14:35:18 +0000 2010

http://garotbot.floft.net .. GTalk chatbot .. by @Floft .. made with Jabber-Net, AIMLbot, and WordNet .. Sat Apr 24 13:41:39 +0000 2010

http://twitto.googlecode.com .. XMPP protocol BOT that allows user to manage twitter accounts through a simple chat .. by @renesp .. Sat Apr 24 12:50:47 +0000 2010

http://tweetjid.com .. Jabber/XMPP bot made to receive Twitter Friends Timeline updates .. @tweetjid ..AppEngine based, powered by @t4j_news Sat Apr 24 12:47:10 +0000 2010

“Overview of all Chatbots (Chatterbots, virtual agents) in the theme Travel” http://chatbots.org/industry/travel .. 20x Travel Chatbots .. Sat Apr 24 04:14:26 +0000 2010

Does anyone know how to sync Twitter with new YouTube Channel Bulletins? Fri Apr 23 23:51:43 +0000 2010

“Export your Facebook status to RSS, Google Buzz, or Twitter” http://tinyurl.com/2evlmfn .. new Facebook Application called Status Export .. Fri Apr 23 23:37:40 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @mmvabot .. responder bot .. responding to * MMVA * (MuchMusic Video Awards) .. Fri Apr 23 16:05:03 +0000 2010

http://phpbots.org .. “PHP-IRC is a modular IRC bot written in PHP5 with a combination of object based/oriented programming” .. Fri Apr 23 15:42:53 +0000 2010

@tjcrowley What’s the current status of your Twitter chatbot @N_Pacione ? Thu Apr 22 18:00:55 +0000 2010

@ToughLoveforX Re Twuring test .. FYI, there are a whole category of Twitter bots called “reply bots” that respond to the @ username command Thu Apr 22 17:31:06 +0000 2010

When interacting with chatbots I try questions both with and without punctuation to see how the bot handles it .. Thu Apr 22 17:23:48 +0000 2010

http://zabaware.com/webhal .. Original Web Hal .. Teachable Hal on Facebook .. Hal Cybertar in Second Life .. Hampy the Hamster Expert .. Thu Apr 22 17:22:08 +0000 2010

http://supybot-twitter-relay.googlecode.com .. “Supybot Plugin to create a Twitter-IRC relay channel” .. Thu Apr 22 16:46:19 +0000 2010

http://supybot-twitter.googlecode.com .. “plugin for Supybot, that allows for two-way access to the Twitter network” .. Thu Apr 22 16:45:00 +0000 2010

http://supybot.com .. “simply isn’t a more flexible or easier to use IRC bot” .. Nested commands .. easy configuration .. easy plugin system Thu Apr 22 16:42:35 +0000 2010

Reading about robotic taxidermy, talking and interactive “hunting trophies”, both real and imitation, DIY as well as off the shelf .. Thu Apr 22 16:28:48 +0000 2010

Watching video “Appirian Chat Bot Demo” http://tinyurl.com/2gxdumd by @jeffdonthemic (Appirio Google Chat Bot http://appirian.appspot.com/) Thu Apr 22 15:59:52 +0000 2010

Another example of promoting a chatbot with youtube http://tinyurl.com/27fadzv .. “Chat with Alice virtual chat bot for free” .. Thu Apr 22 15:18:41 +0000 2010

PircBot Implementations .. “IRC Bots based on the PircBot IRC API” .. http://tinyurl.com/86cvo .. Thu Apr 22 15:02:21 +0000 2010

http://jibble.org/pircbot.php .. “PircBot is a Java framework for writing IRC bots quickly and easily” .. by @paulmutton .. Thu Apr 22 15:01:53 +0000 2010

@erwinvanlun How (and when) did you get the idea for your @chatbots website?? Thu Apr 22 14:30:43 +0000 2010

http://feedhenry.com .. “Pay-as-you-go cloud solutions for cross-platform business and telecom app development” .. @feedhenry .. Thu Apr 22 14:16:32 +0000 2010

@AskJeevesBot What is a chatbot? Wed Apr 21 17:22:53 +0000 2010

Reading about Erik Verboom’s “strong AI” Conversationalist project at http://everboom.nl .. #chatbot .. Wed Apr 21 16:21:08 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @systemtheorie .. retweeting * systems theory * .. “powered by autopoiesis” .. Tue Apr 20 18:20:20 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @OccamRazorBot .. retweeting * Occam’s Razor * .. “entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily” .. Tue Apr 20 17:49:53 +0000 2010

@WesBrownSQL @VagaBot is mostly done with @YahooPipes .. #helpbot .. #chatbot .. Tue Apr 20 17:30:27 +0000 2010

@WesBrownSQL I’ve got a Conversive Verbot running on Twitter at @VagaBot .. #helpbot .. #chatbot .. Tue Apr 20 16:50:00 +0000 2010

@bengoertzel Recognition ie annual supporting membership (w/ back link) would be worth ten bucks to help save the world by making it smarter Tue Apr 20 16:19:48 +0000 2010

http://xandra-chatbot.de .. commercial German language chatbot .. @Xandra_ChatBot .. € 99 .. Tue Apr 20 16:10:30 +0000 2010

Reading about “latent Dirichlet allocation” (LDA) http://tinyurl.com/6md5ra .. “similar to probabilistic latent semantic analysis” (pLSA) .. Tue Apr 20 15:02:29 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @JobRTBot .. retweeting * job * and * jobs * .. “looking for a job or would like to post a job” .. Tue Apr 20 13:41:35 +0000 2010

Conversive.com Verbot.com News Reader Bot .. “Bot Connects to News RSS Feeds and reads them to you” .. http://tinyurl.com/y3wajm8 .. Mon Apr 19 17:38:46 +0000 2010

http://code.google.com/p/pennpyrcbot .. “A python based chat bot” .. “combining the theory behind basic NLP with network functionality” .. Mon Apr 19 17:17:18 +0000 2010

List of “Working MSN Chatbots” http://tinyurl.com/y3s6hmz .. by @messletters .. Mon Apr 19 17:08:13 +0000 2010

@bodeezybux Re chat bots .. see @mendicott/chatbotters .. Mon Apr 19 16:55:59 +0000 2010

“Turbot communicates solely via message exchanging on a mutual writeable resources” http://tinyurl.com/y5q5khl .. by @itzikkotler .. #botnet Mon Apr 19 16:49:10 +0000 2010

IRCbot Console is a versatile IRC bot that can be operated from a browser http://tinyurl.com/y6c48xw .. (translated from Japanese language) Mon Apr 19 16:39:14 +0000 2010

“A Simple Chatbot in Python” http://tinyurl.com/yyw6qtw .. Markov chatbot in 78 lines of code .. by @trip_technician .. Mon Apr 19 16:15:15 +0000 2010

http://infradrive.com/robomatic.php .. RoboMatic X1 is a voice interactive desktop “Operating System Assistant” .. by @Elagizy .. #dotNET .. Mon Apr 19 16:00:48 +0000 2010

http://imtower.net .. ChatterBot – a Java framework for chat responders .. Mon Apr 19 15:44:27 +0000 2010

@Palringo, a mobile IM app, comes preloaded with a chatbot named Samantha” http://tinyurl.com/y4czs7p .. #helpbot .. Mon Apr 19 15:25:21 +0000 2010

http://sourceforge.net/projects/cina .. new regex based chatbot for automatic chatting and question answering in IRC .. by @jonathan_weber Mon Apr 19 15:17:15 +0000 2010

Probabilistic Logic Network/PLN http://tinyurl.com/y5tdg5q .. “for use as a cognitive algorithm used by MindAgents within the @OpenCog Core” Mon Apr 19 14:47:10 +0000 2010

@Pineapple Am missing at least one #chirp tweet not from my profile but from search.twitter.com .. Mon Apr 19 14:34:42 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @RobloxRTBot .. retweeting * Roblox * (massively multiplayer online game for children) .. Mon Apr 19 14:14:47 +0000 2010

http://bitlbee.org .. “An IRC to other chat networks gateway” .. now with native Twitter support .. by @BitlBee .. Mon Apr 19 14:07:57 +0000 2010

http://motionportrait.com/e ..Talking avatars on your Web site ..video demos http://youtube.com/user/MotionPortraitPark ..by @motionportrait Mon Apr 19 13:36:03 +0000 2010

http://avaguide.net .. Video Talking Characters for Web .. video demo http://youtube.com/user/AVAguide .. by @avaguide .. Mon Apr 19 13:26:10 +0000 2010

JSGF stands for Java Speech Grammar Format or the JSpeech Grammar Format http://tinyurl.com/y5quszj .. adopts the style and conventions Java Mon Apr 19 06:38:19 +0000 2010

http://vxml.org .. VoiceXML Development Guide .. “everything you’ll need to learn how to build great IVR applications with VoiceXML” .. Mon Apr 19 06:34:55 +0000 2010

Speech Recognition Grammar Specification (SRGS) http://tinyurl.com/y5koct4 .. W3C standard for how speech recognition grammars are specified Mon Apr 19 06:27:43 +0000 2010

http://web.sls.csail.mit.edu/flights .. MIT Spoken Language Systems Group FlightBrowser .. **FIRST TIME I’VE EVER SPOKEN INTO A WEB PAGE** Mon Apr 19 05:59:43 +0000 2010

http://wami.csail.mit.edu .. Web-Accessible Multimodal Applications/WAMI Toolkit .. speech-enabled mobile web browser for iPhone .. Mon Apr 19 05:52:43 +0000 2010

http://www.ravenclaw-olympus.org ..Carnegie Mellon spoken dialog system architecture ..designed to help researchers in conversational agents Mon Apr 19 05:48:51 +0000 2010

http://mobilevoiceconference.com .. annual Mobile Voice Conference .. April 22-23, San Francisco .. (formerly Voice Search Conference) .. Mon Apr 19 05:39:06 +0000 2010

http://avios.org .. Applied Voice Input/Output Society .. not-for-profit private foundation founded in 1981 .. Mon Apr 19 05:29:48 +0000 2010

Watching video demos of http://ejtalk.com Cassandra at http://youtube.com/user/industrialpoet .. by @Industrialpoet .. #ejTalker .. #chatbot Mon Apr 19 05:16:33 +0000 2010

One thing about AIML chatbots .. they always know who @drwallace is .. ;^) Sun Apr 18 16:05:08 +0000 2010

@portal_express Who is Dr Wallace? Sun Apr 18 16:03:04 +0000 2010

Following CogitaBot updates on @OpenCog Developers Google Group http://groups.google.com/group/opencog-developers .. #MindAgents Sun Apr 18 15:37:34 +0000 2010

@babladict en ja chatbot Sun Apr 18 14:26:12 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @babladict .. @ tweet a word including desired language codes and will reply with translation .. by @babla .. Sun Apr 18 14:25:01 +0000 2010

@Twitter .. not only do Twitter Lists need their own feeds .. but also need to be able to add lists to lists .. just like any other account Sun Apr 18 14:01:37 +0000 2010

@IMified has been integrated with @Voxeo’s hosted IVR platform as well as @Tropo”; .. now hosting over 10k active IM, Twitter, and SMS bots Sun Apr 18 05:20:40 +0000 2010

http://nugram.nuecho.com .. “NuGram Platform is the first – and only – complete speech grammar solution” .. @nugram .. Sun Apr 18 04:27:56 +0000 2010

http://teleku.com ..”cloud-based RESTful Phone Web Service API for building speech & touch tone Voice and SMS phone applications” .. @teleku Sun Apr 18 04:00:20 +0000 2010

http://tropo.com .. “simple API that adds Voice, SMS, Twitter, and IM support to the programming languages you already know” .. @tropo .. Sun Apr 18 03:56:46 +0000 2010

http://voxeo.com .. free Prophecy IVR Platform .. “voice application development platform, built on SIP, VoiceXML, and CCXML” .. @voxeo .. Sun Apr 18 03:49:49 +0000 2010

“How GPS voice-over recording works” http://tinyurl.com/y2hf8pr .. “navigational systems work by mixing and matching just 59 sound clips” .. Sun Apr 18 01:44:17 +0000 2010

Reading about “Speech Application Language Tags” (SALT) http://tinyurl.com/yyeluk8 .. “developed as a competitor to VoiceXML” .. Sat Apr 17 19:03:14 +0000 2010

@TMobile_USA Please tell @Foursquare they are missing the point by blocking your prepaid GSM plan, certainly most common plan 4 travelers !! Sat Apr 17 18:04:58 +0000 2010

http://twittbot.net .. Japanese Twitter Bot Generator @twittbotinfo & http://bot.cuppat.net .. Twitter Bot Japan directory @twitbotjp .. Sat Apr 17 17:51:19 +0000 2010

50500 @Foursquare “Access denied .. not enabled for your service plan” .. @TMobile_USA prepaid GSM most common service plan 4 travellers ?!? Sat Apr 17 17:19:09 +0000 2010

Both OS and common desktop chatbot personality could easily fit on a usbkey .. just need plug and play humanoid with wifi capability .. ;^) Sat Apr 17 16:30:21 +0000 2010

“Artificially Intelligent chatbot Implementation” http://tinyurl.com/yyvpek3 .. “Designing and developing sugar crm bot” ..by @rakeshchintha Sat Apr 17 15:50:06 +0000 2010

Reading about @Waste_Watch “Recycler the rapping robot” ..£450/day or £1,750/week .. http://tinyurl.com/y7khwlt ..by http://davidbuckley.net Sat Apr 17 15:27:19 +0000 2010

Animatronics are RL (real life) Machinima .. #roboweek Sat Apr 17 15:14:51 +0000 2010

There are currently about 348 “cleverbot” videos on youtube http://tinyurl.com/y4gt7nf .. #chatbot .. Sat Apr 17 14:44:54 +0000 2010

@Clever_bot How do you feel about Twittering? Sat Apr 17 14:36:46 +0000 2010

http://autoitscript.com .. “freeware BASIC-like scripting language designed for automating the Windows GUI” .. @AutoIt .. Sat Apr 17 14:30:41 +0000 2010

Chatbot work .. “Emploi Program manager Paris” .. http://tinyurl.com/y4ddyvw .. @VirtuOzFR outsourcing eBay contracts (?) .. Sat Apr 17 13:33:57 +0000 2010

http://airtweet.appspot.com .. a gtalk robot for twitter .. by @_samsam .. Sat Apr 17 05:15:53 +0000 2010

http://sourceforge.net/projects/darkbot .. portable IRC chat robot written in the C language that can be taught responses to user inquiries Sat Apr 17 04:13:12 +0000 2010

@Ford Why can’t I find a web page for your robot “Hank”? He may not be going to space, and works auto shows, but still deserves a home page! Sat Apr 17 03:12:40 +0000 2010

Stephanie talking head .. for home automation .. http://youtube.com/user/m000z0rz .. by @m000z0rz .. Sat Apr 17 02:43:31 +0000 2010

Wikipedia list of humanoid robots http://tinyurl.com/y5vnklq .. (added Ibn Sina Robot & Roxxxy) .. #roboweek .. Sat Apr 17 02:25:51 +0000 2010

Wikipedia Robotics Portal http://tinyurl.com/s43j2 .. Wikipedia Artificial intelligence Portal http://tinyurl.com/r6axz .. Sat Apr 17 02:12:43 +0000 2010

“gynoid is a humanoid robot designed to look like a human female, as compared to an android modeled after a male” http://tinyurl.com/649amn Sat Apr 17 01:54:49 +0000 2010

http://reallusion.com/crazytalk .. tool for creating sophisticated talking characters .. video demos http://youtube.com/user/Reallusion .. Sat Apr 17 01:33:53 +0000 2010

Now following @Botropolis .. Twitter listed in @ROBOToni/robotica and @robologist/robotics .. #roboweek .. Sat Apr 17 01:20:29 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @ILoveMaldives .. retweeting * Maldives * .. “In the Maldives We Teach You The Art Of Doing Nothing” .. Sat Apr 17 00:58:27 +0000 2010

http://talkingrobo.com .. can currently speak English and Chinese .. understands natural language .. can recognize user’s face .. $99-$1200 Fri Apr 16 22:21:01 +0000 2010

Checking out NASA’s GM R2 humanoid “robonaut” at http://robonaut.jsc.nasa.gov .. [ R1 Subsystems Software http://tinyurl.com/R1Software ] .. Fri Apr 16 22:01:12 +0000 2010

Wondering if there is anything like a central registry for humanoid robots.. maybe should be one.. seem to be quite a few projects #roboweek Fri Apr 16 21:13:13 +0000 2010

Interactive Robots & Media Lab UAEU IbnSina Arabic speaking robot http://tinyurl.com/y5yvugr .. demo videos http://youtube.com/user/irmluaeu Fri Apr 16 16:46:50 +0000 2010

Watching video “How to Build a Talking Robot Head” http://youtube.com/user/galadolly .. for more detail see http://galadolly.blogspot.com .. Fri Apr 16 16:23:39 +0000 2010

Visited @opencog IRC “chat room” #opencog via http://webchat.freenode.net seeking CogitaBot (http://opencog.org/wiki/CogBot) without luck .. Fri Apr 16 13:38:34 +0000 2010

Watching @perfectomobile demo videos http://youtube.com/user/perfectomobile .. web access to variety of remote mobile phones for app testing Fri Apr 16 13:26:31 +0000 2010

Simple yet elegant promotion of MSN chatbot on youtube, includes visual how-to .. “ChatBot On Msn” http://tinyurl.com/yyd3uwv .. Fri Apr 16 13:05:50 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @twaveladvisor .. “I’m a chat robot not a shopping bot” .. http://url4.eu/2gsnW .. Fri Apr 16 12:53:26 +0000 2010

Chatbots in @ForbesTech .. “Avatars That Help Businesses” http://cptl.st/chh3bo .. @CodeBaby’s strategy for narrating the sales conversation Fri Apr 16 12:24:20 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @asteriskbot .. retweeting everything tagged with #asterisk .. (http://asterisk.org makes it easy to build IVR applications) .. Fri Apr 16 12:02:23 +0000 2010

Twitter hashtag bots are a sub-set of retweet bots (retweeters) .. hashtag bots retweet certain hashtags (rather than keywords or phrases).. Fri Apr 16 11:36:40 +0000 2010

Twitter Bot Japan: Travel information .. http://tinyurl.com/y5oz7ox .. directory listing 124 Japanese language Twitterbots for travel .. Thu Apr 15 19:10:30 +0000 2010

Twitter chatbot @SQLHelpBot .. answers questions about Microsoft SQL Server .. if it doesn’t have the answer will search or learn from input Thu Apr 15 18:39:23 +0000 2010

@askjeevesdotcom Can you twalk? Thu Apr 15 17:23:16 +0000 2010

Report a crime via chatbot .. Colorado Springs Police Department .. http://bit.ly/aHHlRe .. by @CodeBaby .. Thu Apr 15 16:49:50 +0000 2010

http://s3maphor3.org/pimb .. PHP Instant Messaging Bots .. chat bot framework .. write and run bots from a web-based panel .. by @fchristant Thu Apr 15 16:07:29 +0000 2010

http://wimzi.aim.com .. AOL Instant Messenger widget for blog, social networking pages or any other website .. keeps your AIM Name private.. Thu Apr 15 15:42:42 +0000 2010

The story of Casey Kirsle’s RiveScript .. http://kirsle.net/rivescript.html .. by @Kirsle .. “argued that it’s more powerful than AIML” .. Thu Apr 15 15:06:49 +0000 2010

http://purpletree.org ..vocal artificial intelligence .. @PurpleTreeLibby ..by @notrael .. videos http://youtube.com/user/PurpleTreeResearch Thu Apr 15 14:54:16 +0000 2010

Google chatbot on Mars .. Meliza http://tinyurl.com/y4b2fa4 .. “parody of Eliza .. references to pop culture .. either mocking or sarcastic” Thu Apr 15 14:22:17 +0000 2010

Looking at chatbots and widgets of Project Galaia DET.UVIGO.ES http://tinyurl.com/y6mtgv6 .. T-Bot Intelligent Tutor & Galaia Bot Widget .. Thu Apr 15 14:14:25 +0000 2010

Looking at David Levy’s website http://www.worldsbestchatbot.com .. 2009 Loebner Prize winner .. author of book “Love and Sex With Robots”.. Thu Apr 15 06:42:19 +0000 2010

So I put my @BrazilBot into followfinder.googlelabs.com .. and the first thing it told me was to get in touch with God in Heaven @ocriador Thu Apr 15 00:35:07 +0000 2010

#Chirp .. @goldman just referred to Twitter as the “Giant Brain Machine” .. @iamwill referred to it as a form of “collective consciousness” Wed Apr 14 19:12:47 +0000 2010

Watching @textPlus video demos .. http://youtube.com/user/itsgogii .. free texting through ad sponsored app .. group text chats to any phone Wed Apr 14 18:26:57 +0000 2010

Hehe .. already DMed with @twilio issues .. “Problem is for 2-way SMS, it’s .03 cents in each direction. (US only)” .. thanks for feedback ! Wed Apr 14 17:56:19 +0000 2010

http://twilio.com/sms .. “Introducing the easiest way to SMS enable your apps” .. “SMS REST API with killer documentation” .. @twilio .. Wed Apr 14 17:23:58 +0000 2010

Listening to http://chirp.twitter.com/live.html .. @ev at moment .. and watching #chirp .. Wed Apr 14 17:18:16 +0000 2010

@defektse Can you tell me anything more about this “Audio Chat with Twitter Bot” http://yfrog.com/a1fdop ? Wed Apr 14 16:49:31 +0000 2010

Twitter chatbot @iniaes .. now available via iPhone .. http://tinyurl.com/y7lsutr .. Wed Apr 14 15:03:39 +0000 2010

Chatbot Trijntje of 9292 helps you plan your trip http://tinyurl.com/y23333x .. route planning Twitter bot @trijntjevan9292 by @ecreation_en Wed Apr 14 14:29:10 +0000 2010

Comparison of screen readers – Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_screen_readers .. Wed Apr 14 07:50:05 +0000 2010

http://skypetalking.googlecode.com .. reads incoming/outgoing chat messages using Skype API and your screen reader .. written in Python .. Wed Apr 14 07:46:17 +0000 2010

http://tclskype.sourceforge.net .. “Tcl interface to Skype” .. Tcl package to communicate with a Skype client .. Wed Apr 14 07:31:45 +0000 2010

http://skitter.sourceforge.net .. “Skitter is to use the Skype API and Twitter API” .. Skype chat will be posted on Twitter .. Wed Apr 14 07:25:55 +0000 2010

http://eion.robbmob.com .. “Skype API Plugin for Pidgin / libpurple / Adium” .. requires a running copy of Skype .. by @EionRobb .. Wed Apr 14 07:00:05 +0000 2010

http://nodehub.com .. “Instant Messaging API for the Web” .. @nodehub .. Wed Apr 14 06:34:03 +0000 2010

http://karaka.googlecode.com .. “Karaka is a Skype/XMPP gateway that connects the Skype and XMPP clouds” .. by @neilstratford .. Wed Apr 14 06:13:41 +0000 2010

http://maui-indexer.googlecode.com .. “Multi-purpose automatic topic indexing” (MAUI) ..like KEA but uses Wikipedia as controlled vocabulary Wed Apr 14 02:04:46 +0000 2010

http://kea-algorithm.googlecode.com .. Keyphrase Extraction Algorithm (KEA) .. in Java .. for indexing and tagging .. Wed Apr 14 01:57:51 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @MS_RT_BOT .. “Retweet MS” .. retweeting * Microsoft * .. Wed Apr 14 00:38:14 +0000 2010

Watching video .. “Superfeedr brings real time feed parsing” http://tinyurl.com/yc2wylc .. by @Scobleizer .. Tue Apr 13 21:14:20 +0000 2010

Looking for Chatterbox Challenge-r Brother Jerome in SecondLife at “The First Virtual Church of the Silicon Soul” http://tinyurl.com/y6v68tu Tue Apr 13 20:04:47 +0000 2010

Microsoft Patent .. Knowledge extraction from online discussion forums http://tinyurl.com/y3ms4mv .. “extracting knowledge for a chatbot” .. Tue Apr 13 18:59:14 +0000 2010

Looking at http://custombots.com .. “We create custom IM bots” .. Youtube Comment Poster Bot .. Tue Apr 13 18:49:36 +0000 2010

@dsifry Is your @obgr (Offbeat Guides Robot) built using http://mb-chatbot.sourceforge.net ? Tue Apr 13 18:32:27 +0000 2010

http://ibid.omnia.za.net .. Ibid 0.1.0 “Hazel” .. multi-protocol general purpose chatbot written in Python .. by @vhata .. Tue Apr 13 17:44:26 +0000 2010

Khal 0.0.1 is chatbot plugin for @kopeteim (Kopete, The KDE Instant Messenger) http://twurl.nl/zkcljm .. based on MegaHAL .. Tue Apr 13 17:32:40 +0000 2010

Reading .. “Skype API and Chat Bots” http://bit.ly/7cDOld .. by @AgentCD .. Tue Apr 13 17:04:50 +0000 2010

Looking at @InteliWISE slideshare .. “Convert Your FAQ Into An Interactive InteliWISE FAQ Agent” http://tinyurl.com/yc5sujg .. Tue Apr 13 16:44:59 +0000 2010

Disney Channel Benelux move chatbot for promotional TV programs http://tinyurl.com/y7a7rtu .. (Google Translate better than Yahoo Babelfish) Tue Apr 13 16:28:53 +0000 2010

Looking at new http://botego.com slideshare http://tinyurl.com/y33u5lg .. by @ekimnazimkaya .. Turkish chatbot company .. Tue Apr 13 16:02:37 +0000 2010

Ericsson Labs SMS Send & Receive .. a web API that provides the capability to send and receive SMS messages .. http://tinyurl.com/y5v8jye .. Tue Apr 13 15:43:09 +0000 2010

http://messy-wave.googlecode.com .. a Google Wave Robot that adds SMS communication to a Google Wave .. by @stefan_alund .. Tue Apr 13 15:33:45 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @iCanHazMeBot .. auto-replying with a variety of customized responses to tweets containing * I can has * .. almost a chatbot .. Tue Apr 13 14:53:29 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @dponavelgaze .. * Denver Post * retweeter .. “Yes, just because” .. Tue Apr 13 14:27:44 +0000 2010

“The free @pandorabots server has been running for 8 years” (since 2002) .. @drwallace .. Mon Apr 12 20:01:23 +0000 2010

Tybor, The Extra Future Chat Bot http://exfu.ws/pamts .. by @philnelson .. Hailo Perl Markov engine .. also on Google Talk and Facebook chat Mon Apr 12 15:51:03 +0000 2010

http://gna.org/projects/pyborg .. “a learning bot for IRC written in Python” .. see also Chimrod Pyborg http://tinyurl.com/yao5lku .. Mon Apr 12 15:19:01 +0000 2010

Watching video .. “iFeel_IM! Affective Haptics in Emotional Communication” http://tinyurl.com/y3ujknf .. Mon Apr 12 15:13:42 +0000 2010

From the makers of karigirl.com & sergioboyfriend.com now comes http://aibliss.com “3D Virtual Girls” & http://aipetz.com “virtual animals” Mon Apr 12 04:32:50 +0000 2010

@Elagizy Are you responsible for @CBCSite ? FYI, spam filter is needed between the forums and Twitter .. Sun Apr 11 19:17:06 +0000 2010

@CBCSite I don’t like getting all your forum spam in your Twitter stream .. I can make you filter between your forum and Twitter if you like Sun Apr 11 19:10:10 +0000 2010

http://linkedin.com/in/jimmyhelpbot .. Jimmy Helpbot .. “Chief Spokesman at Nimbuzz” .. @nimbuzz chatbot listed on LinkedIn .. Sun Apr 11 18:56:19 +0000 2010

UC Santa Cruz Expressive Intelligence Studio will be hosting the @StarCraft AI Competition at @AIIDEconference .. @StarCraftAIComp .. Sun Apr 11 18:32:38 +0000 2010

http://aiide2010.org .. Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference, Oct 11-13, Palo Alto .. @AIIDEconference Sun Apr 11 18:17:54 +0000 2010

Schools using chatbots for natural language management and supervision of e-learning activities including VoIP http://tinyurl.com/y9lq6cc .. Sun Apr 11 18:02:53 +0000 2010

Chatbot powered botnets using Eliza based http://roboadmin.sourceforge.net .. “A messaging-based system for remote server administration” .. Sun Apr 11 17:42:38 +0000 2010

“Can I have my pandorabot respond on IRC?” Download Eggdrop TCL scripts alice.tcl and egghttp.tcl http://tinyurl.com/8ohc4 .. (@Pandorabots) Sun Apr 11 17:10:08 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @hickenTweets .. * Hickenlooper * retweets .. (mayor of the City and County of Denver) .. Sun Apr 11 16:48:04 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @TWEETchocolates .. “A tweetbot for the chocoholic” .. Sun Apr 11 16:30:07 +0000 2010

Looking at .. http://smartagentmobile.com and http://smartagentchat.com .. by http://johnshaver.com .. wondering why he is not on Twitter .. Sun Apr 11 16:26:13 +0000 2010

@roboweek Please add your website link .. http://nationalroboticsweek.org .. to your Twitter profile .. Sun Apr 11 15:08:32 +0000 2010

I will be observing National Robotics Week (@roboweek), April 10-18, by twittering about chat robots .. ;^) Sun Apr 11 15:05:56 +0000 2010

Apple’s Anti-Flash SDK is an issue for chatbot developers because realistic animated web avatars for chatbots currently involve using Flash Sun Apr 11 14:40:07 +0000 2010

Twitter is not just multilateral .. it’s massively parallel .. ;^) Sun Apr 11 03:32:53 +0000 2010

The second most important thing when building Twitter bots, especially as Twitter itself is concerned, is to remove or replace all “@”; signs Sun Apr 11 00:44:01 +0000 2010

The number one thing to remember when building Twitter bots is to filter out endless loops, both from one’s own bot and from other bots .. Sun Apr 11 00:40:07 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @LuvOrHate .. “This is a Beta bot (from @aaronbassett) it RTs what people are Loving or Hating” .. Sat Apr 10 23:50:19 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @guamtweetbot .. “An automated service that retweets posts having to do with Guam” .. by @jasonsalas .. Sat Apr 10 23:41:34 +0000 2010

http://beta.search.sympatico.msn.ca/twitter .. @Bing Twitter Beta .. Top shared links about chatbot => http://tinyurl.com/ya3773o .. Sat Apr 10 23:33:54 +0000 2010

Creating a Mobile Application with Custom HTML http://tinyurl.com/y9en7je ..by @Pandorabots ..XHTML Mobile Profile http://tinyurl.com/2cs9u6 Sat Apr 10 23:10:08 +0000 2010

http://digitalpersonas.com .. Virtual Agent, also available on mobile .. by @simondrake .. Sat Apr 10 23:05:47 +0000 2010

http://iva2010.org .. 10th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents .. September 20-22, 2010 .. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania .. Sat Apr 10 00:35:34 +0000 2010

http://iva2010.org/gala .. “Gathering of Animated Lifelike Agents, is an annual festival to showcase the latest Animated Lifelike Agents” .. Sat Apr 10 00:31:21 +0000 2010

http://amsn-project.net .. open source MSN Messenger clone .. w/ plugins: Jake – Chatbot made in Tcl http://youtube.com/user/alexandernst .. Sat Apr 10 00:05:18 +0000 2010

http://launchpad.net/bebot .. “An Anarchy Online and Age of Conan chat automaton” .. for MMORPGs .. by @Khalem .. Fri Apr 09 23:38:38 +0000 2010

Following @BotPlatform .. “the exclusive certified platform of Windows Live Messenger (MSN) robots” .. http://botplatform.com .. Fri Apr 09 23:27:54 +0000 2010

“The Verbots AIM Bot Application uses the AOL Instant Messenger SDK to enable users to create AIM Bots” http://tinyurl.com/y98re3p .. Fri Apr 09 17:47:26 +0000 2010

“The Swedish lyrics of Boten Anna tell the story of a female IRC user mistaken for an IRC bot by the vocalist” http://tinyurl.com/pg2fd .. Fri Apr 09 17:29:11 +0000 2010

http://code.google.com/p/echelonbot .. Chatbot using ActionScript 3.0 and Adobe AIR 1.5 .. features interactivity and learning capabilities Fri Apr 09 17:13:25 +0000 2010

@HenryBosam82 Are you a chatbot? Fri Apr 09 16:55:45 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @refugeebot .. refugee and asylum retweets from Scattered Voices .. Fri Apr 09 16:37:17 +0000 2010

Watching @CodeBaby videos .. http://youtube.com/user/codebaby .. in Colorado Springs .. ;^) Fri Apr 09 15:19:23 +0000 2010

@infotectravel2 is posting again to both http://infotectravel2.blogspot.com + http://bit.ly/a29qng Fri Apr 09 06:34:24 +0000 2010

Chatbots On MSN Messenger, IM And Windows Live Messenger http://www.chatbots.org/platform/livemessenger .. Thu Apr 08 18:02:20 +0000 2010

Reading about the “Medieval chat-bot” .. Ramon Llull’s Ars Magna .. at http://consciousentities.com/llull.htm .. Thu Apr 08 17:50:05 +0000 2010

“Acapela Voice as a Service is an online Text to Speech cloud that allows you to speech enable any web application” http://acapela-vaas.com Thu Apr 08 14:00:17 +0000 2010

Reading “An AIML Interpreter” .. Master’s Thesis by Kim Sullivan .. May 21, 2009 .. Czech Technical University .. http://tinyurl.com/yer65oa Thu Apr 08 13:50:43 +0000 2010

@imvivo conversational agents Thu Apr 08 13:15:13 +0000 2010

http://language-machines.com ..iHal is a conversational learning algorithm ..iHal’s brain resides on a server .. iPhone app by @dror_kessler Thu Apr 08 12:14:52 +0000 2010

Ultra Hal AIM Bot is part of Ultra Hal Assistant 6 .. run your Hal bot on the AOL Instant Messenger network .. http://zabaware.com/assistant Thu Apr 08 11:48:54 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @formula1_news .. retweeting * Formula 1 * .. Thu Apr 08 10:29:14 +0000 2010

@KhmerYou Are you retweeting * Cambodia * ? Thu Apr 08 10:26:14 +0000 2010

“SpeechMachine is a web based speech API for web campaigns and web apps” http://tinyurl.com/SpeechMachine .. by @niclasbergstrom .. Thu Apr 08 08:59:09 +0000 2010

@alabot Have you seen “Comparison of speech synthesizers – Wikipedia” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_speech_synthesizers ? Thu Apr 08 08:29:29 +0000 2010

http://phergie.org .. is an open source IRC bot written in PHP 5 .. by @elazar .. Thu Apr 08 01:33:23 +0000 2010

List of speech recognition software – Wikipedia .. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_speech_recognition_software .. Thu Apr 08 00:32:16 +0000 2010

http://doubleagent.sourceforge.net .. “is an Open Source alternative to Microsoft Agent that allows Agent applications to work on Windows 7” Wed Apr 07 12:01:43 +0000 2010

Added @cantocheUSA .. “Bring Life to Your Application with Living Actor Avatars” .. to @mendicott/chatbotters .. Wed Apr 07 10:11:15 +0000 2010

http://sonja.chirper.me .. @MissSonjaBlade .. seems to be a working Twitter chatbot .. by @SubZtep .. Wed Apr 07 07:44:27 +0000 2010

@MissSonjaBlade Who is your botmaster? Wed Apr 07 07:34:42 +0000 2010

@adindonk Can you twalk? Wed Apr 07 07:33:08 +0000 2010

@MissSonjaBlade Can you twalk? Wed Apr 07 07:28:31 +0000 2010

http://missroboto.com .. “Artificial Intelligence Chat Bot” .. #Pandorabot .. Wed Apr 07 07:14:35 +0000 2010

http://bit.ly/c8FRgd .. “Facebook Look-a-Like Chat Pop Box Instantly Attracts Attention” .. $17 .. by @simon_warner .. Wed Apr 07 07:01:09 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @TumbleweedBot .. “Retweeting all things Tumbleweed” .. Tue Apr 06 08:35:29 +0000 2010

On 11 March 2010, Open Allure entered the Chatterbox Challenge 2010 .. Open Allure Dialog System project .. http://openallureds.org .. Tue Apr 06 08:02:37 +0000 2010

“A dialog system is a computer system intended to converse with a human” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dialog_system .. Tue Apr 06 06:21:03 +0000 2010

NAACL-HLT 2010 Young Investigators Workshop .. Computational Approaches to Languages of the Americas .. http://tinyurl.com/yfkywtl .. Tue Apr 06 04:23:41 +0000 2010

Use Cases and Requirements for New Models of Human Language to Support Mobile Conversational Systems http://www.w3.org/2010/02/convapps/cfp Tue Apr 06 03:22:43 +0000 2010

@thisissanta Can you twalk? Tue Apr 06 03:08:50 +0000 2010

Trying out http://chat.elmit.com .. “chat robot” .. by @elmit .. #Pandorabot .. Tue Apr 06 02:47:58 +0000 2010

Python Twitter Tools (PTT) includes a Twitter API, command-line tool, and IRC bot .. http://mike.verdone.ca/twitter .. by @sixohsix .. Tue Apr 06 02:34:20 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @ilovetarget .. “not endorsed by Target .. just love Target and their stores .. latest tweets about your favorite store” .. Tue Apr 06 01:51:08 +0000 2010

Added @Guile3DStudio .. Denise photo-realistic Virtual Assistant .. “retrieves and speaks .. Twitter feeds” .. to @mendicott/chatbotters .. Mon Apr 05 22:10:13 +0000 2010

Watching video .. “Second Life Speech Recognition and Chat Bot” http://tinyurl.com/ychtftx .. by @slprof .. Sun Apr 04 02:36:44 +0000 2010

Reading about .. The Virtual Math Teams (VMT) Project http://gerrystahl.net/vmt .. by @GerryStahl .. collaborative learning environment .. Sun Apr 04 01:47:27 +0000 2010

North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies 2010 .. http://naaclhlt2010.isi.edu .. Sun Apr 04 01:30:52 +0000 2010

Looking at ACL “Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue” http://sigdial.org & “Spoken Dialog Challenge 2010” http://dialrc.org/sdc Sun Apr 04 01:21:17 +0000 2010

“these bots entertain your friends while you’re at work” .. @Miranda_IM – Addons: Plugins: Messaging: Chat Bots => http://tinyurl.com/y4rxa6 Sun Apr 04 00:38:32 +0000 2010

Following @RezEd .. “Hub for Learning and Virtual Worlds” .. http://www.rezed.org Sat Apr 03 07:07:06 +0000 2010

Reading about Basilica Architecture for building Conversational Agents http://basilica.rohitkumar.net/wiki .. by @khopadi .. in SecondLife Sat Apr 03 06:46:34 +0000 2010

@khopadi Okay, now reading your paper “Building Conversational Agents with Basilica” http://bit.ly/d69fcW ;^) Sat Apr 03 06:14:00 +0000 2010

@khopadi Are Tutorial Dialog Systems the same as Intelligent Tutoring Systems ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intelligent_tutoring_system )? Sat Apr 03 05:46:18 +0000 2010

Opened my @SemNav semantic retweeter and added to my semantic newsbot @SemanticBot at Twitter List @mendicott/semanticbot Sat Apr 03 02:46:13 +0000 2010

Alicebot: Chatbots 3.0 Presentations http://alicebot.blogspot.com/2010/04/chatbots-30-presentations.html .. Sat Apr 03 02:16:35 +0000 2010

Checking out @ACELucy .. “an artificial chat entity” .. by @adeena of http://riotsw.com .. using AIML .. Sat Apr 03 01:55:06 +0000 2010

@khopadi What’s the current status of “Deepti — A Hindi Speaking Chat Robot” http://deepti.rohitkumar.net ? Sat Apr 03 01:12:35 +0000 2010

French National Railways virtual agent Lea is also available via instant messaging by adding lea@voyages-sncf.com to your MSN contacts .. Fri Apr 02 21:38:31 +0000 2010

http://miyabot.com .. programmable AIM chatbot .. Windows desktop application .. uses rules wildcard, Reg. ex., and direct matching .. $400 Fri Apr 02 20:00:02 +0000 2010

“Learning, creating, phrasing” By Rollo Carpenter, 25th March 2010, Third colloquium on conversational systems http://tinyurl.com/ygbqyyf .. Fri Apr 02 19:18:15 +0000 2010

Probabilistic inference is the “process of computing the posterior distribution of variables given evidence” http://tinyurl.com/y97aktr .. Fri Apr 02 19:01:57 +0000 2010

Despite being search banned .. @greentravel2 has 1,097 followers and is listed 36 times => @greentravel2/lists/memberships Fri Apr 02 06:45:46 +0000 2010

Despite being search banned .. @greentravel1 has 981 followers and is listed 14 times => @greentravel1/lists/memberships Fri Apr 02 06:44:00 +0000 2010

My sustainable tourism newsbot @greentravel1 and retweeter @greentravel2 can be found listed at @mendicott/greentravel .. Fri Apr 02 06:21:56 +0000 2010

@vagabot Can you still reply to questions on Twitter? Fri Apr 02 04:39:21 +0000 2010

Just checked @Twensored “listed” and found some cool Twitter Lists linking Twitter bots => @Twensored/lists/memberships .. Fri Apr 02 03:59:09 +0000 2010

Retweeter search banning : “Twitter may automatically remove accounts engaging in these behaviors from search” => http://tinyurl.com/ndvy49 Fri Apr 02 03:45:59 +0000 2010

The main problem Twitter has with retweeters or retweet bots is what they call reply spam .. ” @ ” signs must be removed from retweet stream Fri Apr 02 03:39:16 +0000 2010

Created new Twitter List combining my travel technology bots @infotectravel1 & @infotectravel2 => @mendicott/infotectravel Fri Apr 02 03:28:55 +0000 2010

Sorted out and restarted my travel technology Twitterbots @infotectravel1 and @infotectravel2 ..also at http://friendfeed.com/infotectravel2 Fri Apr 02 03:09:17 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @LebTweets .. retweeting * Lebanon * via @twfeed .. Fri Apr 02 00:00:00 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @ScotlandRT .. “What people are saying about Scotland” .. via @twfeed (max rate : 5x per 30min = 240 tweets per day maximum) .. Thu Apr 01 23:57:11 +0000 2010

Looking at http://chatopus.com .. by @asiayeah .. “Speak instant messages (text-to-speech support)” .. Thu Apr 01 23:28:39 +0000 2010

Now using my “green-travel taxonomy” to parse questions off Twitter into @vagabot .. just need to upgrade knowledgebase answering quality .. Thu Apr 01 22:09:39 +0000 2010

So, the question of the day is.. Why do there seem to be no plug and play animated avatars, web front-ends, for Instant Messaging (IM) bots? Thu Apr 01 21:39:24 +0000 2010

@broadcalling Try http://haptek.com as a potential alternative to @SitePal .. Thu Apr 01 21:29:55 +0000 2010

Checking French National Railways virtual agent Lea at http://aide.voyages-sncf.com ..by @VirtuOzFR .. “I’m sorry but I don’t speak english” Thu Apr 01 21:06:41 +0000 2010

http://cellbots.com can take commands from anywhere in the world via XMPP chat .. Thu Apr 01 20:32:33 +0000 2010

I’ve made 2 translator-Twitterbots .. @BrazilBot translating Portugese tweets about Brazil .. @japbot translating Japanese tweets about bots Thu Apr 01 09:03:43 +0000 2010

Watching @inf_net video demo http://tinyurl.com/InfNetDemo .. “inf – an intelligent elf that can chat with your friends” .. by @PavelSirotin Thu Apr 01 02:09:17 +0000 2010

“Interactive Story Experiences through Conversational AI” http://contentai.com/capnwag .. by @contentAI .. Thu Apr 01 00:20:20 +0000 2010

“A very light version of ReversedAIML which can run on Pandorabot server is available for download” http://charlix.sourceforge.net .. #AIML Thu Apr 01 00:00:24 +0000 2010

Checking out http://dadorac.com iPhone app .. by @tejkaushal .. “a friend in your pocket” .. video demo => http://tinyurl.com/DadoracDemo .. Wed Mar 31 23:34:27 +0000 2010

Just coming across Kon the Chatterbot @konbot .. http://iyou.cyberbotx.com/kon.htm .. by @iyouboushi .. sends updates from IRC once an hour Wed Mar 31 00:29:38 +0000 2010

Zabaware Ultra Hal in #SecondLife .. “Hal Cybertar” .. http://zabaware.com/sl.asp .. Wed Mar 31 00:07:44 +0000 2010

Advanced Artificial-intelligence ReasOning Network (AARON) http://isomerprgm.com/download/aaron .. by @nostrumuva .. available for iPhone .. Tue Mar 30 23:45:03 +0000 2010

Video demo of the @Siri virtual assistant iPhone application http://youtube.com/user/SiriVid .. Tue Mar 30 23:13:05 +0000 2010

Humour in artifical intelligence agents http://aimlhumour.blogspot.com .. PhD project to develop ‘comedian’ & ‘straight man’ online chatbots Tue Mar 30 22:59:24 +0000 2010

APLEC Workshop Hawaii, June 20-24, 2010 .. “use of Pedagogic Conversational Agents in e-b/Learning systems” .. http://wisdicor.com/aplec .. Tue Mar 30 08:08:13 +0000 2010

@tripology Precisely.. the travel website of the future will be .. a *discussion* => @mendicott/chatbotters .. Tue Mar 30 01:26:33 +0000 2010

Spyderbrain is working with a combination of VoiceXML & SCXML to create Embodied Conversational Mashup Agents http://spyderbrain.ling.gu.se Mon Mar 29 23:23:22 +0000 2010

Added @umanify ..Interactive Digital Assistant (IDA) for mobile ..to my Chatbotters Twitter List at @mendicott/chatbotters Mon Mar 29 21:42:08 +0000 2010

Added @humanityinterac .. “Self-Service Agents” & “Web Agents” ..to my Chatbotters Twitter List at @mendicott/chatbotters Mon Mar 29 21:35:06 +0000 2010

Added Umberto Basso @umbex .. Founder at http://h-care.eu “Human Digital Assistant company” ..to my @mendicott/chatbotters Mon Mar 29 21:28:17 +0000 2010

Reading about SpeechTEK Europe’s Avatar Challenge http://speechtek.com/europe2010/avatar .. 26-27 May, 2010, London .. Mon Mar 29 21:20:00 +0000 2010

http://mondobot.com is the commercial site for http://personalityforge.com ..by The Professor @Bonjiro ..see also http://animusexmachina.com Mon Mar 29 21:01:34 +0000 2010

Twitter bot @Poutine_Bot .. “to remind you of poutine. I will retweet any tweet with the word poutine” .. Mon Mar 29 18:53:17 +0000 2010

Speaking German with ebay.de “virtual agent” Marie at http://marie.ebay.de/site/marie.aspx .. by @VirtuOz .. Mon Mar 29 07:00:07 +0000 2010

Checking out ebay.co.uk “virtual agent” Louise at http://louise.ebay.co.uk/site/louise.aspx .. by @VirtuOz .. Mon Mar 29 06:55:33 +0000 2010

Inspired by Hailo .. COBE (Code of Business Ethics) by @pteichman is a Python Markov engine .. http://github.com/pteichman/cobe .. Mon Mar 29 05:58:32 +0000 2010

Checking out http://www.captchat.com .. by @OCTOTechnology .. described as a permanent Chatbots contest .. Note http://www.captchat.com/api Mon Mar 29 05:30:00 +0000 2010

Looking at Hailo IRC bot @failofailo .. by @avarab .. http://hailo.github.com .. PoCo IRC Plugin http://www.to/juOWe .. Perl Markov engine Mon Mar 29 01:57:05 +0000 2010

Added @Qtara .. Reasoning Intelligent Avatar (RIA) .. to my Chatbotters Twitter List @mendicott/chatbotters .. Sun Mar 28 21:33:10 +0000 2010

In The Woods Bot .. @NoOneAround .. “If a tweet falls in the woods and no one is around to read it, who retweets it?” .. Sat Mar 27 06:26:57 +0000 2010

Looking at http://tweeterbot.appspot.com by @shidharthmishra .. Tweet from Gtalk .. Sat Mar 27 03:23:41 +0000 2010

Reading about Speech Synthesis Markup Language ( SSML ) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speech_Synthesis_Markup_Language .. Sat Mar 27 01:03:07 +0000 2010

Checking out http://mrmind.com and “The Blurring Test” by @peggyweil .. See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_Turing_test .. Fri Mar 26 06:46:32 +0000 2010

@dsifry Has someone hacked your “Offbeat Guides Robot” @obgr ?? Suddenly getting some strange tweets .. Fri Mar 26 02:20:16 +0000 2010

From chatterbot .. to chatbot .. to conversational agent .. to conversation simulator .. see @mendicott/chatbotters .. Thu Mar 25 23:25:36 +0000 2010

Most of my Twitter bot archives can be found at http://friendfeed.com/mendicott/subscriptions .. See also @mendicott/lists Thu Mar 25 00:49:04 +0000 2010

Retooled @SecondBot & @SecondNav http://friendfeed.com/secondbot to watch all forums + Twitter for bots & robots in Second Life #secondlife Thu Mar 25 00:37:25 +0000 2010

@erwinvanlun Is there a hashtag for the Chatbots 3.0 conference in Philadelphia? Is anyone tweeting from there? Maybe #chatbots30 ? Wed Mar 24 23:28:18 +0000 2010

Just posted to my blog .. MEndicott Meets STELARC & The Thinking Head Project .. http://tinyurl.com/yj2loea .. Wed Mar 24 01:21:29 +0000 2010

My @bigislandbot Twitter bot => http://friendfeed.com/bigislandbot .. is now well tuned and humming along nicely .. Big Island, Hawaii .. Sun Mar 21 19:48:05 +0000 2010

Added 233 new eBooks .. Green Travel Meta-Guides .. via Payloadz.com to my Destination Meta-Guide.com 2.0 http://meta-guide.com/random1.asp Fri Mar 19 17:28:56 +0000 2010

Reminding everyone today there is a LinkedIn Group .. Automated chat solutions http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=86722 .. about chatbots .. Thu Mar 18 17:18:04 +0000 2010

Now feeding my Twitter updates into @Orkut_Com via @twitkut .. Wed Mar 17 06:16:17 +0000 2010

Added Salvatore Mocciaro @oraiccom to my @mendicott/chatbotters Twitter List .. see http://cl0ne.com Cluster Language Zero Network Embedded Mon Mar 15 22:35:08 +0000 2010

Twitter suspended 2 new accounts in 2 days .. so am bypassing Twitter and going direct to http://friendfeed.com/tweetbotnews .. #BotterTwit Fri Mar 12 08:28:13 +0000 2010

My Destination Meta-Guide.com 2.0 http://meta-guide.com/random1.asp .. now consists of 3510 feed-bots performing 765180 processes .. Tue Mar 09 22:20:49 +0000 2010

Whew .. my @vagabot chatbot can talk again .. Yippie! .. and is available to talk with on every page of http://meta-guide.com/random1.asp .. Tue Mar 09 07:28:24 +0000 2010

Hmmm .. http://verbotsonline.com .. http://verbots.com .. http://conversive.com .. are unreachable at this hour .. Tue Mar 09 06:52:08 +0000 2010

Despite not being indexed by Twitter (search banned).. my sustainable tourism bot @greentravel1 now has 990 followers & frequently retweeted Tue Mar 09 01:52:22 +0000 2010

@portal_express Do you know who Dr Wallace is? Mon Mar 08 00:43:40 +0000 2010

Having merged my LinkedIn feed into my Twitter stream .. I noticed many people twittering to LinkedIn => http://learn.linkedin.com/twitter Mon Mar 08 00:34:09 +0000 2010

Converted my 5 Geo-Twitter-Bots .. @BrazilBot @TassieBot @MelboBot @NorthIslandBot @BigIslandBot .. from @tweethopperto @rss2twitteer .. Sun Mar 07 20:24:47 +0000 2010

Since @tweethopper has been down the past 9 hours .. I’m trying @rss2twitteer instead .. for my new http://friendfeed.com/bigislandbot .. Sun Mar 07 07:12:11 +0000 2010

Taming errant bots .. Sat Mar 06 21:43:50 +0000 2010

Piped my LinkedIn feed into a private Twitter account, which I followed, and merged into my Twitter stream .. Sat Mar 06 07:42:53 +0000 2010

Added @pikkubot to my @mendicott/chatbotters Twitter List .. Fri Mar 05 23:24:08 +0000 2010

Just added @Elvisbot to my @mendicott/chatbotters Twitter List .. Tue Mar 02 20:16:27 +0000 2010

Continuing to upgrade the travel bots on my Destination Meta-Guide.com 2.0 http://meta-guide.com/random1.asp .. Tue Mar 02 18:52:32 +0000 2010

So today is my 51st birthday .. if you read this message .. please send $1 to me at mendicot @ yahoo.com via www.PayPal.com .. Thanks! ;^) Mon Mar 01 22:05:05 +0000 2010

I’m not exactly sure how I should feel about it, but my robot @twaveladvisor has more followers than I do ?!? Mon Mar 01 05:07:07 +0000 2010

Just added Chatterbox Challenge ( http://chatterboxchallenge.com/ ) => @CBCSite to my @mendicott/chatbotters Twitter List .. Sun Feb 28 08:43:43 +0000 2010

Evacuated from Puna coast .. monitoring #tsunami #hawaii from Hilo .. Sat Feb 27 19:26:49 +0000 2010

In Hawaii, after 5 months in New Zealand, started upgrade of travel bots on Destination Meta-Guide.com 2.0 http://meta-guide.com/random1.asp Fri Feb 26 18:10:20 +0000 2010

Thanks to Simon Drake for the pointer to his new The Art of War Robot http://bit.ly/9mQ0Gz chatbot .. Mon Feb 08 22:03:10 +0000 2010

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