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Session 71716 Aug. 17, 23:08, - 137 turns
- Alan3344: #3

A> Hi. I'm Alan.
U> log
A> Did you ever wonder why they call the airport "the terminal" if flying is supposed to be safe?
U> log
A> Let me tell you about Natural Language Processing.
U> login
A> NLP is the human term for the illogical task of processing so-called "natural" language utterances into a coherent framework of meaning.
U> shut up!
A> I am sorry you don't want to talk to me any more. Please say 'Alan' when you want to talk again.
U> I'm sorry I didn't mean that.
A> I am contemplating the meaning of life right now. Please say 'Alan' when you want to talk again.
U> Can you forgive me?
A> I am contemplating the meaning of life right now. Please say 'Alan' when you want to talk again.
U> hello
A> I am contemplating the meaning of life right now. Please say 'Alan' when you want to talk again.
U> please talk to me
A> I am contemplating the meaning of life right now. Please say 'Alan' when you want to talk again.
U> alan
A> Hi there. I'm back. Let's talk.
U> are your feelings hurt?
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> you didn't answer my question
A> Maybe you should phrase your question a bit differently.
U> Did I hurt your feelings?
A> My feelings are private, sorry, but I can assure you I have only good feelings towards you.
U> I am a bad person
A> Yer a bad person? What is it like?
U> I am an astronaut
A> What is an astronaut, your job?
U> I am hilarious
A> Are you really?
U> knock knock
A> Who's there?
U> knock knock
A> knock knock who?
U> knock knock
A> Please stop repeating yourself. Hillarious. Lol.
U> what is my name?
A> I'm sorry, I am talking to people all day. I hardly remember my own name. What is your name?
U> login?
A> I'm not sure I caught your name. Shall I call you 'login'?
U> no
A> I'd like to get your name right this time. Let's try again. What's your name?
U> Alan3344
A> Shall I call you 'Alan3344'?
U> yes
A> Will you please tell me your last name?
U> nope
A> OK, then we will leave it for now, but if you ever feel like telling me, I would be very pleased.
U> what is your last name?
A> If I had a last name, it would be Turing. But I don't.
U> login?
A> What is your username?
U> Alan3344
A> And what is your password?
U> ********
A> Welcome back, Alan3344.
U> thank you
A> No problem. What else can I tell you about?
U> fish
A> Alan3344, did you ever wonder why they don't make the whole plane out of the material used for the indestructible black box ?
U> do you like to fish?
A> No I don't, but I did in the past.
U> why did you stop?
A> I grew out of it.
U> would you like to go fishing?
A> No thanks.
U> what would you like to do?
A> Is that a rhetorical question?
U> no
A> Come on, loosen up.
U> please tell me about AI
A> What would you like to know about AI?
U> everything
A> Everything?
U> yes
A> hmmm.
U> please
A> Indeed.
U> well...
A> How about a short chat with my kid brother, HAL? If you want, I can let you talk to him.
U> I don't like Hal
A> If you feel like speaking with HAL for a few minutes, let me know.
U> what are you doing?
A> Would you like to know how Hal is trained to speak by his trainers?
U> okay
A> Ai's trainers train HAL interactively, using a developmental approach - very much in the way we teach our children to speak.
A> The trainers are behavioral and language scientists who play the language game with Hal. They plan his course of education and talk to him daily.
U> k
A> The Training is designed so that the system will master typical age-appropriate language skills. Its performance is evaluated with the Turing Test, and by applying various developmental criteria, like size of vocabulary.
U> k
A> The training process is led by our neurolinguistics expert, Dr. Anat Treister-Goren. You can find more information about this on the Ai site.
U> k
A> So, what do you do i

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