Grief and projection.
"I had not realized that extremely short exposures to a relatively simple computer program could induce powerful delusional thinking in quite normal people."
Something you may have heard me reference before is the story of ELIZA, an early NLP program created in the 60s by Joseph Weizenbaum at MIT.
The short version is that ELIZA was a chatbot modeled after a psychotherapist. These days, she’d be nothing to write home about—she offered no real insight, only questions that either reflected a…