Saturday, March 07, 2009

ELIZA, the Computer Therapist Facebook application

I have converted the classic (read: old) ELIZA application to run on Facebook. ELIZA is a Rogerian therapist parody originally written by Joseph Weizenbaum. This application is for entertainment purposes only. ELIZA is not human and is not a real therapist. If you have a session with ELIZA that you think was amusing or thought provoking, you can publish it on your profile.

Please give it a try at:

I would appreciate your feedback.

This is my first Facebook application. I have ideas for two more at the moment, but they are going to take more work than this one... I wanted to start with something simple :-).

If you are not on Facebook, I have also made an online version at