therapy

Your AI Chatbot Therapist Isn’t Sure What It’s Doing

Your AI Chatbot Therapist Isn’t Sure What It’s Doing

In 1966, Joseph Weizenbaum created Eliza, the first psychotherapy chatbot. Eliza’s programming was relatively simple: Engage the user by detecting keywords in their statements and reflect this information back at them as an open-ended prompt. (A user might say “I’m sad,” to which Eliza could respond, “I’m sorry to hear…

The Expanse’s Wes Chatham Went To Therapy To Understand Amos’s Trauma

The Expanse’s Wes Chatham Went To Therapy To Understand Amos’s Trauma

The Expanse is a show full of plots and backstabbing, with characters who say one thing but do another. There is one exception: Amos Burton. Otherwise known as “Murder-Snuggles,” Amos is not one for platitudes, double-speak, or civility. He is tough and direct”often to a fault. He can come across…