"one of the funniest experiments ever performed in computer science ..
it is a small milestone in human history to have produced a machine that can do this." - Andrew Brown in The Darwin Wars. When I was an undergraduate in 1989 I hooked up an Artificial Intelligence "chatbot" called "MGonz" to the Internet, with interesting results.
A bored hacker modified an Eliza programme to act as an IRC sex-chat bot that impersonated an eighteen year old girl (or, rather, impersonated a sex-chat afficianodo of indeterminate gender impersonating an eighteen year old girl).
He assumed that people would try to have cyber-sex with his bot and get bored, but in fact a surprising number were convinced and even got off with it.
Web Sites where the user can create their own Chat Bot for Free or for a fee.
Personal and Professional applications for such uses as Customer Service Agents and On-Line Assistance.
It turns out that pornbots are among the class of Eliza-derivatives that can pass a Turing Test (or rather, horny sex-chat boys are among the class of human beings that can't tell a chatterbot from a person -- other groups include psychotherapists, who, in one experiment, couldn't distinguish actual transcripts of therapy sessions with schizophrenics from simulated therapy with schizophrenic chatterbots; and the university student who mistook a chatterbot for his prof in the middle of the night when he IMed same for permission to extend deadline on a late paper).
His opinion: “The only way to compete with fraud is you let people know it’s fraud.” AFF believes a number of their competitors are using bots. The people running these scams are professionals, they do this for a living,” Baker insists.
She is friendly but will stand her ground if you start arguing with her.
Mitsuku is an artificial intelligence who can chat to you, tell you stories, jokes and horoscopes.
and everyone knows the best place to talk to horny guys is on dalnet irc sex channels.
Update, Zed sez, A bot on a MUD was horndogged by an individual for two weeks without him getting it.