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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Hanging Up

ChatScript Wiki

Bruce Wilcox, et. al.




'Suzette [a chat-bot] is constantly being hit on by guys making suggestions ranging from rude to aggressive to pornographic (mostly the latter)....So we started putting in responses to put these guys in their place.

Eventually we decided to give her real-world power and have Suzette ‘hang-up’ on people who were consistently abusive. ...Then the begging and pleading start as her abusers go into shock at her actually being able to stop talking to them. Sometimes they think they’ve been talking to a real person and start apologizing for being so rude.' - Bruce Wilcox