During our evolutionary journey from "Homo erectus" to "Neanderthal" and then to "Homo sapiens", we have come a long way.
Because of our continuous quest for more amenities and better standard of living, we have been able to invent and discover many new things.
When IBM’s Deep Blue defeated Garry Kasparov, many thought that machine intelligence had reached its pinnacle.
Many machines since have defeated humans in similar games.
A quick scan, however, of chatbots.org, a directory featuring over a thousand of the world’s virtual assistants from a range of different industries, proves that this is not the case.
In fact, the first ever chat bot, Eliza, was born in 1966 and parodies a therapist to answer questions of patients undergoing Rogerian treatment, a form of person-centred psychotherapy.
Named after the famous scientist Alan Turing, this test checks if a machine can imitate human intelligence.
She is now available in Brazil and the UK, after first appearing in Portugal.
However, today, the Internet has become the most powerful tool for people around the world.
With the advent of Internet, our earth has virtually reduced in size and has attained the form of a global village.
Creating a virus can teach you a lot about how a programming language works, as well as operating system and network security.
Internet has been perhaps the most outstanding innovation in the field of communication in the history of mankind.
It was a rudimentary bot that gave information about cinema programs, news, and the weather.