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When Two Primal Needs Meet

Dave Master
From the dawn of man until today, one primal need that cannot be denied is the need to talk, to communicate. It may be argued that the first stick figure was of a woman with big tits. This primal need led to sign language of warning or domination. When they had time beyond survival, it turned to another primal need, sex. It is not hard to imagine one of the first ways to communicate that need was with taking an index finger and repeatedly putting it into a hole. This is the need to communicate and to know you have been heard and that others understood your needs.

Fast forward to the 1950s, the dawn of the A-I "Artificial Intelligence" programs. Man was expressing the fundamental need to talk and know someone, or something, has heard him. Alan Turing's introduction of the Turing test, where he asked "How can you tell what is real vs. a machine?" was quickly answered by Joseph Weizenbaum's ELIZA chat bot in 1966.

As always, it did not take long for man's other primal need, sex, to come to the fore. There are no records of how many times ELIZA was flirted with even at that primitive stage. People want and need to believe. The human does 95 percent of the work on the fantasy. They hope and believe the other party understands what they mean. It only takes a word or a nod of the other's head for a cascade of beliefs to be verified. Everyone wants to believe.

Why do people, when they see a magic show of a man levitating a woman and then passing rings around her body, react with awe? Because they need to believe. As long as they don't see the strings and wires, they are happy to suspend their disbelief to keep the illusion going. Why do people fall in love in chat rooms? They fill in all the blanks of what the other person is thinking when typing. None of it is logical, it is just human.

In 1991 the first webcam from Cambridge University appeared, allowing the birth of a whole new revenue stream for the industry. The addition of a webcam video and more details about the person they are chatting with increases the realism of the fantasy. The more cues you can supply people with, the more it solidifies their belief system.

As the Internet chat saying goes, "How can you tell if it's a human or a dog you are talking to?" Done right, the human's primal needs kick in, the needs to communicate, have sex and believe.

OMG-Ready has been collecting and matching chats to our knowledge base for years. With 100,000's of users, you can imagine how large the database has become and we are always adding to it. Once a new interchange is noticed and added to the system, it is available to every Cyberlivechat bot from then on. We think of it as filling a sand box, one grain of sand at a time.

Keeping it Real
With processing speed, computer memory and hard drive space so inexpensive these days, having unlimited reactions is becoming possible. Every response must have a multitude of unique answers to avoid a robotic answer and piercing the veil of the fantasy. OMG-Ready uses a unique hierarchal model, where one topic can have many subtopics and those topics can also have their own subtopics, etc. This allows depth to a chat, that stays in the present topic being talked about and flows up and down naturally. The responses must also be based on the emotion the Cyberlive chat bot would be feeling and each node could have 100's if not 1,000s of responses, but still a finite amount of things to show and talk about with any niche, kink, or specialty interest.

The adult webcam pay chat arena is only a very small, targeted subset of this knowledge base. When customers are paying for it, they want to talk and react on that topic. It is not very often the chat goes into something way off topic like "Who won the civil war?" We have found that humans fill in all the blanks. They assume they want to believe; they do all the heavy lifting. The addition of webcam videos makes it even easier for us to feed the primal need of sex, to keep the illusion alive. It is like dangling and shaking a shiny object in front of a baby.

Primal needs cannot be ignored. The technology of Cyberlive chat is coming and as always the adult industry will be the first to embrace it.

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