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Chatbots: Are you a human or a bot?

Alan Turing, for more than one a God and from my point of view was the one who triggers this actual concept of machines. It was during 50’s when Turing postulate Turing Test. It was theoretical postulate only and as It’s own concept was lacking of variables we have now, nevertheless, It was one of first human being asking himself if we can determine if a machine is actually behaving as one or most like a human.
It was 1966 and a MIT professor called Joseph Weizenbaum, came up with ELIZAThis bot was able to start a conversation and simulate a Rogerian psychotherapy by most of the cases rephrasing client’s statements.
But everything changed with SmarterChild, why? basically because It changed a little bit the way a bot was perceive. Before, bots was for entertaining only, this bot was able to help you in different ways, like movies or appointments.
The older chatbots just compared patterns and that was everything, they build an answer based on patterns. Now, a bot can analyze data and el…