Wednesday, February 17, 2016

If you hate telemarketers, you’ll love this robot designed to waste their time - The Washington Post

The battle of the telemarketing bots

"Anyone frustrated with telemarketers may have a new best friend. A Los Angeles man with an unusual passion for phone systems created a new robotic answering service that wastes telemarketers’ time.

Roger Anderson started the Jolly Roger Telephone, which lets users start a three-way call with the service so they can listen gleefully as the bot rambles on. It’s designed to provide entertainment and empowerment for everyone who has grown weary of the phone calls. Its first question of the telemarketers is often, “Is this a real person?”"
If you hate telemarketers, you’ll love this robot designed to waste their time - The Washington Post
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