S01E09: Bots

Darius and Emma talk bots: definitions, a potted history, and inspirations. Along the way, we touch on platforms (including the recent Twitter crackdown on art bots), delve into our own projects, and what it means to make software that hangs out in spaces meant for humans. Links: Eliza, a Vice article about Smarterchild, Everest Pipkin's Tiny Star Field, Tiny Astronaut, Tiny Mission Control, Tiny Seas, The Tiny Gallery, Metaphor-A-Minute!, how to make your own ebooks bot (Twitter permitting), Cheap Bots, Done Quick! (which Emma's emoji bots run on), Emma's worst ever bot.