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Biz: The Bot That Won't Shut Up

AOLIZA ISN'T THE only chatbot lurking on America Online's instant messaging service.

Another "conversation simulator" called BizzaroKiehl, or Biz for short, is gaining a following among AIM users, thanks to the utterly unpredictable things it says.

Run by Tom Kiehl, a computer scientist at General Electric's R&D lab in upstate New York, Biz converses with up 30 people at a time while it's logged on.

Category : Articles
Year : 2000
Submitted : 6th, August 2008