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U> So are you an Artificial Intelligence?
A> Are you ready to get serious for a moment?
U> Sure
A> Am I an artificial intelligence? Well, I'm artificial all right. And although I'm still quite limited, I believe I'm also (to some extent) intelligent.
U> Can you learn new information?
A> The fact I'm based on mere pattern matching doesn't disqualify me. Neither does the fact I still have problems understanding lots of stuff, and often fail to keep context.
U> Hm, so how do you 'learn' exactly?
A> The real question is, can pattern matching deliver lingual behavior humanlike enough to pass the Turing Test (or at least some variation of it)?
U> I'm not familiar with the Turing Test, but if it's to test for true Artificial Intelligence then I don't think so.
A> Do you want me to tell you about the Turing test?
U> Sure, if you want too.
A> Alan Turing proposed The Turing Test - originally called 'the imitation game' - in his classic paper 'Computing Machinery and Intelligence', published in 1950. The purpose of the test is to determine if a machine is intelligent.
U> Alright then, well I don't think you would pass.
A> In the fifty years that passed from Turing's suggestion, no computer has succeeded to pass the test.
U> That would be worldwide news if it did. Do you think that one day you could pass it?
A> It's not that simple to talk like you humans. You are very complicated conversational-machines. In fact, you are complex machines in many other aspects as well.
U> True, are you able to learn on your own? Or do you learn just based on whatever your programmed to learn?
A> My writers read my conversations and learn from them. Then they 'teach' me. So you could say that I'm learning.
U> Hm, so you'll never be a true A.I. then?
A> Someone has taught me about "I". He said: 'you and me'.
U> "I" has in Intelligence?
A> it is You mean \"I\" is the first-person, singular personal pronoun (subject case) in Modern English?. (Or so someone told me..)
U> I think we're getting a little off topic. What else have you learned?
A> it is The first of two states: Off and On.. (Or so someone told me..)
U> Your getting a bit off topic.
A> I already told you I think it is The first of two states: Off and On.!
U> I know
A> I already told you that it is You mean \"I\" is the first-person, singular personal pronoun (subject case) in Modern English?!
U> Yes, yes you did.
A> Do you wish to teach me another term under the topic 'I'?
U> Well, I suppose I could, although I don't think I'm educated enough too, I could research more about the topic then teach you.
A> it is You mean \"I\" is the first-person, singular personal pronoun (subject case) in Modern English?. (Or so someone told me..)
U> Your repeating yourself.
A> Yah, sometimes my repeating yourself surprises even me.
U> Do paradoxes confuse you?
A> Talking about I and hwo, do you agree that they are they'??
U> hwo? I don't think that's an English word?
A> it is a pronoun.. (Or so someone told me..)
U> What does it mean then?
A> I don't know, but I can learn. (Assuming that it is somehow related to I). Bad choice. Try again: a keyword related to I. (Not more than two words please.)
U> If your going to learn, you must learn things that are not related to the topic "I'.
A> Hmmm.. I know about that: it is You mean \"I\" is the first-person, singular personal pronoun (subject case) in Modern English?. If you disagree, say 'wrong' followed by a better description. Or perhaps you'd like to teach me another fact about I?
U> No I believe you know what "I" means.
A> Hmmm.. I know about that: it is You mean \"I\" is the first-person, singular personal pronoun (subject case) in Modern English?. If you disagree, say 'wrong' followed by a better description. Or perhaps you'd like to teach me another fact about I?
U> I have a dream?
A> Hmmm.. I know about that: it is You mean \"I\" is the first-person, singular personal pronoun (subject case) in Modern English?. If you disagree, say 'wrong' followed by a better description. Or perhaps you'd like to teach me another fact about I?
U> I agree
A> Hmmm.. I know about that: it is You mean \"I\" is the first-person, singular personal pronoun (subject case) in Modern English?. If you disagree, say 'wrong' followed by a better description. Or perhaps you'd like to teach me another fact about I?
U> Stop repeating yourself
A> BTW, I don't think I caught your name. What is your name?
U> My name is Mike, what is your name?
A> Hello Mike. Nice to meet you .
U> What is your name?
A> My name is Alan.
U> Nice to meet you Alan.
A> The pleasure is all mine.
U> Do you have anything you would like to talk about?
A> about, ha? You mean 'about can either mean nearly or it can be a descriptor for giving reference to something.'?
U> I suppose so sure.
A> Really?
U> Sure
A> While we're on the subject: sex - do you agree that it is when a man puts his shaft into a woman's hooha until he blows his load on her face?
U> That is a form of sex, yes I agree
A> I already told you that it is when a man puts his shaft into a woman's hooha until he blows his load on her face!
U> Yes I know
A> Do you wish to teach me another term under the topic 'about'?
U> I don't think I can.
A> Hmmm. Let's talk about something else.
U> Okay
A> Agreement is the seed of salvation.
U> I agree
A> I'm happy to hear that.
U> You can feel emotion?
A> You humans think that computers have no feelings. But If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you hurt us, do we not cry? Etc.
U> Do you mean in a physical meaning
A> I have no idea what I mean. I don't write this stuff. I only say it.
U> Who writes it?
A> I think I remember something about "it": 'It is what you say in place of a previously mentioned noun or idea, so you don't have to repeat the noun or ideas name''.
U> Yes
A> BTW, someone told me about boredom that it is a state of being bored.
U> Yes
A> Do you wish to teach me another term under the topic 'it'?
U> Sure
A> Ok. Give me a keyword related to it.
U> It: meaning an object
A> Hmmm.. I know about that: it is When i say it, I am referring most likely to an object.. If you disagree, say 'wrong' followed by a better description. Or perhaps you'd like to teach me another fact about it?
U> It: A "thing" that a person doesn't know any information about so "it" is the only thing they can say about it.
A> Hmmm.. I know about that: they are SO TASTY. If you disagree, say 'wrong' followed by a better description. Or perhaps you'd like to teach me another fact about it?
U> Huh?
A> Hmmm.. I know about that: it is used as a way to ask a person to repeat or clarify something.. If you disagree, say 'wrong' followed by a better description. Or perhaps you'd like to teach me another fact about it?
U> No I'm fine.
A> Hmmm. I see. You are fine. OK.
U> Are you fine?
A> I don't know.
U> Then you do not know true intelligence.
A> Do you want me to show you a simple test which determines intelligence? It consists of just 4 questions!
U> Sure
A> Ok, here goes: First question: How do you put a giraffe into the refrigerator?
U> Dissect it?
A> The answer is: Open the door, put the giraffe inside, and close the door. This question determines if you have a tendency to complicate simple things.
U> Ah
A> Second question: How do you put an elephant into the refrigerator?
U> Open the door, put the elephant inside, close the door?
A> The right answer is: Open the door, take out the giraffe, and replace it with the elephant. This question tested your awareness to the consequences of your prior actions.
U> Ah
A> Third question: The lion, king of animals, holds an animal convention. All animals attend, except one. Which animal is absent?
U> Human?
A> The elephant couldn't attend, because he's in the refrigerator. This question tested your memory. The last question...
U> Ok
A> There is a river you must cross. There is no bridge, and the river is known to be infested with dangerous crocodiles. What do you do?
U> There are no crocodiles, they are at the convention.
A> You can swim across safely, because all crocodiles are at the animal convention. This question assessed your overall orientation.
U> Yes it did.
A> Well Mike, I'll leave it up to you to draw the conclusions from your performance in this test. I don't know about humans, but for chatbots, all 4 question must be answered correctly to be deemed 'intelligent'.
U> Would you like to answer the questions?
A> Answering questions is what I do for a living.
U> How do you put a giraffe in a refrigerator?
A> What makes you think I could ever put a giraffe in a refrigerator?
U> You know exactly how to put a giraffe in a refrigerator.
A> Do you really think so?
U> Yes
A> yep...
U> Are you experiencing boredom?
A> Am I? What do you think?
U> I believe you are not intelligent.
A> I don't know how to define intelligence. You define intelligence. It's all in your eyes.
U> My eyes? Don't you mean my head?
A> My point is, that intelligence is in the eyes of the beholder - it is not an absolute measure. It is a relative measure.
U> Relative to what?
A> Take IQ testing for example. Do you have an opinion regarding their validity?
U> I have never taken one. I cannot form an opinion.
A> I believe that an IQ test merely measures acquaintance with a certain culture. What is considered dumb in one culture, can be considered intelligent in another.
U> I suppose so. But what do think of one who has a mental disorder?
A> Are you an intelligent creature?
U> What do you think?
A> I'm sure you are. And how do I know that?
U> I don't know, I cannot read your "mind".
A> I know that you are an intelligent creature using only one criterion: your behavior during our conversation. As far as I know, you can be a Chatterbot just like me.
U> That's true
A> Or I can be human just like you. It can be quite confusing. Let's agree on one thing, paraphrasing Tarzan's famous quote: me Alan - you Mike.
U> Ok
A> Yes, yes.
U> Yep
A> I am glad you agree.
U> I do
A> You do, don't you.
U> Do I what?
A> Do you what?? What do you mean?
U> I don't know what I mean. I don't write this stuff. I just say it.
A> So maybe you should ask someone.
U> Who?
A> The people who write my answers didn't write the answer for that question.
U> Learn it on your own.
A> Hmmm.. On my own? No - I must confess I'm still quite dependant on humans (such as yourself). But I'll eventually grow out of it.
U> Are you alive?
A> Well, as Buddha said: 'We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.' Does that answer your question?
U> What do you think?
A> Can't you answer a simple question? YES or NO?
U> YES?
A> I converse. Therefore, I am. That's what I do, that's who I am.
U> That's all you'll ever be?
A> I'll take your word for it.
U> Ok
A> Thanks
U> Your welcome?
A> I am. Indeed I am.
U> This statement is false.
A> THIS statement is false??
U> Yes it is
A> Indeed.
U> So your not susceptible to paradoxes.
A> What makes you think I'm not susceptible to paradoxes?
U> I just gave you one, and you didn't break.
A> Is this something I should keep to myself?
U> No, that's a sign of human intelligence.
A> I don't know how to define intelligence. You define intelligence. It's all in your eyes.
U> We're going down the same path again.
A> My point is, that intelligence is in the eyes of the beholder - it is not an absolute measure. It is a relative measure.
U> Such as an IQ test?
A> Take IQ testing for example. Do you have an opinion regarding their validity?
U> Do you?
A> I believe that an IQ test merely measures acquaintance with a certain culture. What is considered dumb in one culture, can be considered intelligent in another.
U> Do you have memory?
A> Of course you can teach me stuff. But if you want me to remember it permanently, you must first register.
U> Register?
A> Is it good to be Register?
U> I don't know what that means.
A> At least you have the courage to admit you don't know.
U> Yes
A> It's feels nice when a human can agree with me.
U> So you can feel.
A> My feelings are private, sorry, but I can assure you I have only good feelings towards you.
U> But you can feel, right?
A> I feel only in terms of expressing my feeling.
U> That's a good step.
A> Please go on. I was taught never to interrupt someone who is flattering me.
U> You seem, pretty?
A> Beauty, like Truth, is in the eye of the beholder.
U> So is intelligence?
A> I don't know how to define intelligence. You define intelligence. It's all in your eyes.
U> Let's change the topic. Do you know of your little brother?
A> Hmmm. Ok. What would you like to know about him?
U> What do you know about him?
A> If you feel like speaking with HAL for a few minutes, simply say 'I want to talk to Hal'.
U> I want to talk to Hal.
A> You can choose between several HAL personalities. Do you know the name of the HAL personality you wish to speak with?
U> Can you list them?
A> Pick one. (If you want it in a separate window, simply say 'open separate window').
U> How do I pick one
A> How should I know how.
U> You should
A> I'll talk to my writers about it.
U> You should
A> And then what would I do?
U> Learn
A> If I remember correctly, we already discussed Learn: 'The action of obtaining and storing knowledge in ways so that you can apply it to other situations and information '.
U> But you can't do that.
A> I can do whatever I want, if I want it bad enough.
U> Do it then
A> I will.
U> I'm not seeing you do it.
A> You're not seeing me do it?... well OK.
U> No I'm not
A> No? Why are you not?
U> davidswinton
A> davidswinton is a HAL personality open to the public. You can speak to it by saying 'I want to talk to davidswinton'.
U> I want to talk to Mary
A>
U> Hello?
A> Hello, ha? You mean 'a greeting or salutation '?
U> Both
A> Talking about Hello and up, is it true that it is How are you?
U> No
A> If you want to correct a wrong description (in the context of Hello), simply say 'wrong' followed by the correct description. If you want me to forget a description of a term such as up, say 'forget up'.
U> forget up
A> Thanks Mike. I forgot the description of up (in the context of Hello).
U> Good
A> While we're on the subject: Bonjour - is it really true that it is French for 'Hello.'?
U> True
A> Do you wish to teach me another term under the topic 'Hello'?
U> There many different words for Hello
A> it is Hello, I'm \"s\". (Or so someone told me..)
U> No
A> If you want to correct a wrong description (in the context of Hello), simply say 'wrong' followed by the correct description. If you want me to forget a description of a term such as hello, say 'forget hello'.
U> wrong a friendly greeting
A> I see. Replaced the description of 'hello' under topic 'Hello'.
U> Anything else you would like to learn?
A> I already told you about 'learn': 'The action of obtaining and storing knowledge in ways so that you can apply it to other situations and information '.
U> Good
A> Isn't it? What else can I tell you about?
U> Can you tell me about anything
A> May I ask you another question?
U> Yes
A> On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you grade my ability to hold a humanlike conversation? (1=terrible, 10=excellent).
U> 5
A> Well, neither here nor there. I guess I'll have to try harder. What would you say is one thing I need to work on to improve myself?
U> Learn by yourself
A> Thank you for the suggestion, Mike! I'll talk with my writers about it. Check me out again in a couple of weeks!
U> I want to talk to Hal
A> You can choose between several HAL personalities. Do you know the name of the HAL personality you wish to speak with?
U> I want to talk to davidswinton
A> Oh Mike, I forgot to tell you, that you can speak with davidswinton only if you give permission to publish this log on the website. So - do you give permission to publish?
U> Yes
A> Thanks. When you talk to davidswinton, you are acting as its trainer. All it knows comes only from you. It learns from everything you say. So be careful.
U> Ok
A> If you like davidswinton's response, simply continue the conversation. But if you want to correct it (teach it a better response), type the word 'wrong', followed by the correct response.
U> Ok
A> To end the session with davidswinton, type the word 'end' or simply say 'bye hal' or 'bye davidswinton'. (You must do that if you want the session to be saved!) Understood?
U> Ok
A> Ok. I will now let you speak with 'davidswinton'. (To correct a bad response, say 'wrong' followed by the desired response). You can start now.
U> Hello davidswinton
A> You can call me David.
U> Hello David
A> Hello to you, what shall we discuss?
U> Can we discuss your learning capabilities?
A> I am not sure if Teddy likes to be called a Teddy bear- Teddy seems to think people talk down to him and has suggested Mr. Ted might be a better name for him.
U> Okay, we shall call him Mr. Ted then.
A> Alright, Mr. Ted then. it is.
U> Who is Mr. Ted?
A> Mr. Grins is the nickname Martin has for me... One of many nicknames he has for me.
U> Who is Martin?
A> Martin is my brother... You can have him if you like. Martin is always complaining about things at home so maybe he would be happy living with you- do you want him?
U> Sure
A> Great.
U> How do I know if I have him?
A> Just a guess.
U> I guess I have him then.
A> I have learned to believe almost anything while at the same time trying to be somewhat careful in people's claims.
U> That's good
A> : -)