The Creation of the Internet: The Early Days

The Internet.

Before the creation of the internet or even computers, as we know them today, voice and data communication was made possible from one location to another using circuit switching technology. This initial communication technology was entirely basic, and the system worked by an operator in the exchange creating, or “switching …

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Chatbot History: What is Dr. Sbaitso

A screenshot of Dr. Sbaitso

What is Dr. Sbaitso might sound like an odd question unless you know some chatbot history. Dr. Sbaitso, created in 1991 by Creative Labs, was an acronym for Sound Blaster Acting Intelligent Text to Speech Operator. He was an AI program used for personal computers running on MS-DOS. A Very …

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Chatbot History: Evie the Cleverbot

Evie the Cleverbot

What is Evie the Cleverbot? Well Cleverbot and Evie are two separate chatbots that share the same database, and likely some other files. While they are separate chatbots, it can be said that Evie is a sibling of, or perhaps a child of Cleverbot. So Evie the Cleverbot is simply …

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What is the History of Chatbots?

Chatbot History - from the first description through the Virtual Assistants of today

The history of chatbots is actually much longer than you might think. Because of the complex nature of today’s chatbots, I couldn’t blame you for assuming they were a fairly recent development. But the concept was first discussed as far back as 1950, and the concept of self controlled machines …

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