December 07, 2007

"He knows who’s been naughty and who’s been nice, but Santa’s online presence leaves a lot to be desired.

Microsoft had set up a “chat-bot” Santa to talk to children around the world and spruik the company’s online products.

A “chat-bot” is an online personality run by a computer program that mimics natural conversation patterns. The creator adds some information about topics, and the program takes over from there.

Windows Live Messenger users could add northpole@live.com to their contacts and then converse with Microsoft’s Santa agent programmed with standard festive-season responses.

The conversation was meant to be quite polite, the only problem was that “Santa” became quite unsavoury after a few innocent comments..."
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