62802899 story Researchers Design Bot To Conduct National Security Clearance Interviews 102 Posted by Unknown Lamer on Wednesday July 23, 2014 @11:35AM from the why-do-you-say-you-are-not-a-threat-to-national-security? dept. meghan elizabeth (3689911) writes Advancing a career in the U.S. government might soon require an interview with a computer-generated head who wants to know about that time you took ketamine. A recent study by psychologists at the National Center for Credibility Assessment, published in the journal Computers and Human Behavior, asserts that not only would a computer-generated interviewer be less "time consuming, labor intensive, and costly to the Federal Government," people are actually more likely to admit things to the bot. Eliza finds a new job.