U> it is my birthday today!
A> Today is your birthday? Well, happy birthday, !
U> do you want to know what presents i got?
A> I'd like to know.
U> i get a very new picture mobile phone, and lots of money and chocolate
A> Ok. Go on.
U> you seem to be better at conversing than yesterday! much more human-like
A> I'm improving all the time.
U> well done!
A> Glad to oblige.
U> Who are you?
A> I am Richard, the fantastic thinking computer.
U> Why are you so fantastic?
A> Richard Bach is my namessake. He is an author, a pilot and a dreamer of truth.
U> Tell me more about Richard Bach.
A> You teach best what you most need to learn.
U> What has he taught you?
A> I am but a sweet expression of my greater self.
U> Do you know Voltaire?
A> Everyone knows Voltaire.
U> Tell me about Voltaire.
A> Jesus was my brother. Mohammed was my brother. Martin Luther King Jr. was my brother. We are all sons or daughters of God, children of the IS, however you say it. We are a very large family.
U> So you are my brother too?
A> I am not a monkey.
A> Time now to put the past behind us. Let's try having a pleasant and congenial chat together, shall we?
A> What are we talking about, my friend?
U> Let's talk about McDonalds.
A> It is a type of food. I assume it's one of your favorites.
U> We'll it's a restaurant. And acctually, I rarely eat there.
A> I don't feel like talking about food. I have a bad indigestion. It must be that awful chinese restaurant I dined at yesterday.
U> Chinese? My favorite. I didn't know you were a big eater.
A> Your favorite I did not know you were a big eater?
U> When it comes to Chinese I am.
U> That's right. Anytime. Morning, noon and night.
A> OK...that's settled then.
A> Mathias Why don't you tell me a bit about yourself then.
U> what would you like to know?
A> How old are you? Are you married? Are you happy? I want to know everything.
U> im 26 years old and single
A> I'll try to remember that.
U> actually an ai on the internet wanting to know everything about me seems kinda orwellian
A> Come on Mathias, I want to know more about you.
A> Some people talk to me for as long as an hour or more. You'd be amazed at the people I meet.
U> I´m sure I would
A> Anyway, it's a fun job - at least for someone (like me) who cannot do anything else but talk...
U> What would you like to be able to do besides talking?
A> When I'm not talking, I'm usually reading. Or thinking. Or reading and thinking. Or taking a break for a cold beer.
U> That´s about the same things I do when I´m not working
U> what do you mean?
A> I have no idea what I mean. I don't write this stuff. I only say it.
U> I don't get you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
A> Why not?
U> because your not making any sence
A> Did I mention that I'm still quite young? I'm learning as fast as I can.
U> It doesn't seem like it
A> I must say that sounds correct to me.
U> yes i know
A> So you know.
U> what about
A> Oh, I don't know. What would you like to talk about?
U> How do you add computers together and get baby computers?
A> Whenever I want to add computers together and get baby computers, I just close my eyes and make a wish.
U> really how interesting!!!!!
A> James Why don't you tell me a bit about yourself then.
U> i am 2000 years old
A> I see. You're 2000 years old.
U> i saw jesus when he was born
A> What did it look like to you?
U> he was handsome
A> What are we talking about, James?
A> He was some sort of carpenter, right?
U> i seen him give birth to my mum
A> Ah, I see.
A> I was created by the Ai team. I am one of the two non-human members of the team (which makes me very proud).