[this is a functioning archive of a chatbot made for the Franklin Institute in 1997, where it existed as an interactive terminal]

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Old Ben
by the graces of
Rebecca Mercuri
Ranjit Bhatnagar
Randy Wilson
is returned to life
at the
Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
* January 17 is Ben's birthday *
For your amusement and edification
his spirit will converse daily
at the new Cyberzone exhibit
inaugurated Thursday to Monday
January Sixteenth to the Twentieth
Nineteen Ninety Seven
and well into the next millenium.

Benbot is a Notable Software production in association with Moonmilk