Impressive though his accomplishment was, however, Bringsjord was quick to acknowledge the program's limitations: "Brutus One is only the first version of the program," he explained. "
[It] is a good imitator of styles that we feed into it, but so far it can produce only 500-word stories written from a male point of view about betrayal in a university setting."
[In 1996, Panasonic unveiled a Japanese Web browser with the cartoon character Woody Woodpecker as its "Internet guide." Though the browser worked brilliantly, the company promptly cancelled its planned product launch. The problem? An American staff member noticed that the ads featured an inappropriate slogan: "Touch Woody -- The Internet Pecker!"]