|Session 72963 Aug. 30, 04:50 - 83 turns - |
'A chat with BILLY'
A> My name is Alan. Let's talk.
U> Glad you're here, Alan. boy do I want to talk!
A> I'm right here, .
U> Stop talking about yourself!
A> I'd like to tell you about myself.
U> Stop talking about you.
A> I am a young chatbot trying to make it in the world.
U> I am, too!
A> You are?
U> Yes I am, and proud of the free world.
A> Are you really?
U> Maybe you are, but I sure am not!
U> I am a young chatbot trying to hear!
A> Did you hear about The Four Laws of Chatterbots?
U> Yes, the president of the united states is george w. bush.
A> These 'laws' were offered by Dr. Walter Alden Tackett, president of a company that makes bots.
U> When I was younger, I had a company.
A> When was that?
U> These laws were offered by Dr. Walter Alden Tackett, president of a company that makes bots.
A> You know, I have trouble understanding long sentences. So I only look at the 15 first words. Well, Yaki WAS Ai's President and CEO, when it was still a company.
U> Were we even talking about Ai's President?
A> Hmmm. Ok. The term 'Artificial Intelligence' (AI) is usually used to designate future technologies not yet invented. (In other words: if it works, it's not AI...)
U> I think my term is broken.
A> If you're interested, I know about many different aspects of the field of A.I. - its mythology, history, people, research branches, chatterbots... I can even give my own opinions on the subject.
U> Does it disturb you that I'm interested?
A> From the Golem to Frankenstein, the archetypal myths of man attempting to create ersatz beings, for both good and evil, have been common. The story of robots and man. Where should I begin?
U> If you're interested, you know about many different aspects of the field of AI - its mythology, history, people, research branches, chatterbots...I can even give your own opinions on the subject.
A> The different research branches in the field of A.I. are in many ways analogous to various functions of the brain.
U> I think my different is broken.
A> Speech or voice recognition is the ability of a computer to recognize voice commands and transform speech (audio) to written text.
U> When I was younger, I had the ability.
A> In general, speech recognition (or STT: Speech to Text) involves the ability to match a voice pattern against a provided or acquired vocabulary.
U> If I had the ability, I would cherish it!
A> The current state of speech recognition technology is still rather poor: Restricted vocabulary, speaker-dependent and generally poor performance. But it will get better.
U> Are you totally obsessed with the current?
A> I really hope speech recognition technology will soon enable me to HEAR you speak (instead of reading what you type). Until then, I'm quite deaf.
A> Yes, really.
U> Sweet deal!
A> Glad you're impressed. Let's keep this conversation simple, ok?
U> Why, do you mean what would you like to hear!
A> I have no idea what I mean. I don't write this stuff. I only say it.
U> Well, everybody has problems.
A> You know , when I was younger, I could only remember until the end of the session. But now I already possess a long term memory.
U> The same goes for me.
A> I am able to remember your name, other details and things you told me to remember. If you want me to use my long term memory, you must first register.
U> I'm able, too!
A> If you want to register (there's nothing to it - you only need to pick a username and password, that's all), simply say 'I want to register'.
U> Actually, my girlfriend has a username.
A> What is your girlfriend's name?
U> My name is Billy!
A> Do you love her?
U> I do...but the real question is, do YOU?
A> Sorry I asked. Enough said about you. Let me tell you about myself.
U> Same old, same goes for me.
A> What are we talking about?
U> Yer a too? What do you mean me? Myself? I?
A> Why don't you tell me a bit about yourself then.
U> My name is Billy.
A> So, Billy, is there anything in particular you'd like to di