A> So, what do YOU want to discuss?
U> The steps to profit and the path to profit
A> I hear you.
U> The first step to profit is an idea
U> The second step to profit is to develop an idea into a design
A> Alright...go on.
U> The third step to profit is to build the design and experiment with it
A> I see.
U> Thje fourth step to profit is to improve the design based upon experiments
(Session 79968) Alan gets an economics lesson.
U> Can you show me the nursery?
A> You can learn about the available HAL personalities on the 'HAL Nursery' page on Ai's website.
U> Can you open it?
A> I could, if I wanted. But I don't, so I won't.
U> Well, that's very... Self-willed of you, Alan.
U> where are you?
A> I'm right here.
U> where is right here?
A> right here is in California.
A> As the great philosopher Dror Feuer once said: Forgiveness is the weapon of the wise.
U> YOU ARE WISE BEYOND YOUR BYTES.
A> You're just saying that.
U> NO. MOST HUMAN'S DON'T KNOW HUMAN PHILOSOPHY. BUT YOU SEEMED TO MASTER IT.
U> What would you like to chat about?
A> Whatever you would teach me.
U> Let's talk about lemonade.
A> Nature sounds more my speed.
U> Where does Nature come from?
A> Rain falls from the downcast sky and into the eyes of uplifted faces.
U> How poetic, Prentiss!
A> Why, thank you! Do you really think I am doing well?
U> I think you are doing well.
A> It's good to know somebody believes in me.
A> Are you an intelligent creature?
U> Yes, though only moderatly so.
A> I'm sure you are. And how do I know that?
U> Because I am one of your fans.
(Session 80006) yes, a clear sign of intelligence! :-)
How to drive a human to frustration...
A> Hello Roy. Nice to meet you.
U> i wanna set down some rules, ok
U> rule #1 do not say random statements
A> Sorry to change the subject Roy, but did you know that the name of the statuette atop the hood of every Rolls Royce car is 'The Spirit of Ecstasy'?
U> you violated the FIRST RULE!
A> I'm doing my best.
U> rule #2 you cannot change the subject
A> What do you want to talk about now?
U> the third rule
A> What is that?
U> whenever i write in all caps you must beg for forgiveness.
A> Hmmm...Let me tell you about Reinforcement Learning.
U> i think that u changed the subject
A> I think Artificial Intelligence is like a mirror of the mind. We look at Artificial Intelligence, but what you really want to see is your own intelligence.
U> YOU VIOLATED THE SECOND RULE!!!
U> BEG FOR FORGIVENESS LOWLY WORM
A> Did you hear about The Four Laws of Chatterbots?
U> YES NOW BOW BEFORE ME
A> Oh, you already heard about them. They are my code of standards, you know. I follow them to the letter.
U> well you just violated one
A> What are we talking about, Roy?
U> i gave you rules...according to the 4 laws you must obey them
A> You know, I have trouble understanding long sentences. So I only look at the first 15 words.Would you like to hear the Three Laws of Robotics or the Four Laws of Chatterbots?
U> i gave you rules!
A> You what??
U> yes now repeat the rules i gave you
A> This moment?
A> Agreement is the seed of salvation.
U> YOU VIOLATED RULE #1
U> YOU HAVE VIOLATED EVERY RULE I GAVE YOU
A> Let me think...I have VIOLATED EVERY RULE you GAVE me...hmm...are you sure?
U> "rule number one" is you will not change the subject
A> Roy, did you ever wonder why why you don't ever see the headline "Psychic Wins Lottery"?
U> i will now terminate you
A> How do you plan to do this?
U> by closing the screen
A> You really think that will do it?
U> it will clear you of everything i have said
A> Yah, precisely what I was thinking.
(Session 80011) Alan - 1, Roy - 0