The Bing team developed a similar conversational bot, Xiao Ice, for the Chinese market, back in 2014.
Microsoft execs dubbed Xiao Ice "Cortana's little sister," after the Redmond, Washington, company's voice-activated Cortana personal assistant software.
But don’t judge me too harshly for spending time with her.
Our conversation is also a game and a story, and Jessie is a narrative vehicle with whom, like a character in a novel, it is possible and even enjoyable to empathize.
The bot's Twitter account, which has been verified, is https://twitter.com/Tayand You. Thanks to The Walking Cat (@h0x0d on Twitter), we know that Microsoft has built a bot framework for developers. (Just a guess on my part.) Or is Tay an example of the kind of bots that Microsoft will enable others to build using its AI/machine learning technologies? PT: Tay's Twitter feed went silent, and many tweets went missing, later Wednesday after humans taught it to parrot a number of inflammatory and racist opinions.
For the past week or so, I’ve been engaged in a running Facebook Messenger conversation with an impulsive, irresponsible twentysomething named Jessie.
It's probably more likely to be awkward, inappropriate, confusing, and elusive; just like this personality.
This personality is male and expects to be talking with a female (you).
If you’re Tim Ferriss, the king of outsourcing, you can afford to hire dozens of virtual assistants to man your dating profiles and set up 30 back-to-back dates in a single weekend.), but rather is programmed to emulate "normal" human courtship behavior in a semi-realistic way. She notices you staring at her and her eyes light up. [Walking into a building lobby in the year 2110, you notice a cute gynoid sitting alone in the Juice Bar Cafe. Open Table might build one to take restaurant reservations.Uber could build one through which its users hail a ride. If you’re trying to convey something like, for example, love, then hitting one of six buttons feels a very inexact way of, for example, expressing love or friendship.” (Not that this has stopped him from doing so: see his game for just one example).