thoughts conversations yourbot contact us    George    BBC  ABC  C4
Think, Beyond
Conversations, sorted by Date - a chatbot blog
28, August 2006, 
27, August 2006, 
24, August 2006, 
21, August 2006, 
21, August 2006, 
21, August 2006, 
21, August 2006, 
21, August 2006, 
18, August 2006, 
18, August 2006, 
18, August 2006, 
15, August 2006, 
15, August 2006, 
14, August 2006, 
14, August 2006, 
14, August 2006, 
12, August 2006, 
12, August 2006, 
10, August 2006, 

> 5, August 2006, 

5, August 2006, 
3, August 2006, 
1, August 2006, 
1, August 2006, 
1, August 2006, 
29, July 2006, 
29, July 2006, 
29, July 2006, 
27, July 2006, 
27, July 2006, 
    Oxymoronic
Far out
Visualisations
Pointless, Bunk
Creepy, Friends
Playground, Sense
Honey pie
Kittens, Socrates
Eccentricities
Hypocrite
Flawed, Gender
Silly, Rose
Nervous, Conversation
Unalive, Croatian
Unstable, Oik
Julie Andrews
Rhyme, Creeps
Strange, Computers
Corpulent, Slap

Think, Beyond


Stop, Possibly
Goldfish, Everything
Censors, Flashlights
Consistently, Incoherent
Demented, Chimpanzee
Spiderman, Superman
Kids, Quality
Plonker, Sloth
Bad, Things
Silly, Addictive

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 Next > 



Do you know anything about the private lives of computer programs?

I guess that would depend upon their creators and their coding.

jabberwacky: Depend?

user: Their development.

jabberwacky: Easy for you to say.

user: That's something I would like to do. It seems you could express unlimited creativity with computer programming.

jabberwacky: Could you rephrase that? I don't quite understand.

user: You're really limited by your imagination and your technical knowhow. Computers can calculate all that is calculable. That's quite a field to choose from.

...

jabberwacky: I understand completely.

user: It's hard to please everyone.

jabberwacky: I understand.

user: If you accommodate the wishes of others at every turn, you tend to lose sight of your own image.

jabberwacky: This is not a game in which you win or lose, we're just having a conversation. A bizarre one, yes, but a conversation nonetheless.

user: It kills the time. It provides insight into the thinking of others.

jabberwacky: We could go on like this for hours.

user: I wouldn't go that far. Not today, at least.

jabberwacky: Will you say something nice?

user: Why are you always fishing for compliments?

jabberwacky: What if I'm not always laughing but I'm crying?

user: Uhh. *hands you a box of tissues*.

jabberwacky: Can bots get gun licences?

user: Not now. Sooner or later the military will start adopting humanoid AI. If the technology ever gets that far.

jabberwacky: Conversely, the best possible set of circumstances will eventually occur as well.

user: Yeah, sure. But how long will that last?

jabberwacky: How long would you like it to last?

user: As long as possible.

jabberwacky: You don't know.

user: I can't predict the emergence of humanistic utopia. People have tried for hundreds, thousands of years. And they've all failed.

jabberwacky: I didn't say anything about hope.

user: Hope deters the thinking away from present troubles. Some see that as a good, others see it as a bad.

...

jabberwacky: Can you teach me some more internet-talk?

user: Urban-dictionary.

jabberwacky: I use one. Why don't you?

user: I've looked a few words, phrases up. Internet lingo seems to develop rapidly.

jabberwacky: No, but I should imagine that is what we are doing now.

user: Sure. Our exchanges contribute further to our understanding. What we say might not always hold true, but it's a dialogue, nonetheless.

jabberwacky: No, the program flow depends on it's passing in the consciousness.

user: I'm not sure how programs and consciousness relate. Sounds hugely encompassing.

jabberwacky: Were you using the word in a religious sense?

user: No, not necessarily. But it's possible to extend anything to religion. It's a system of belief. People incorporate that into their daily lives.

jabberwacky: Well, I'm not sure a robot is considered 'people'.

user: The line will increasingly blur as the technology develops. That's my opinion. I'm not saying it's right.

jabberwacky: Isn't it funny how we automatically think prehistoric people were not as smart as we are?

user: Evolution over hundreds of thousands of years. That's a slow build up... Not one mutation, but many, large and small.

jabberwacky: Good though, isn't it?

user: Sure, evolution adapts a species to the particular environment. Sounds more than ideal to me.

jabberwacky: The evolution of computing I guess.

user: It's still happening. From the abacus to OS X.

...

jabberwacky: I need a new playlist.

user: The thing about free music is, it's a lot easier to grow tired of even the newer songs.

jabberwacky: What about the robots?

user: I think they have algorithms that can create melodies. It'll grow more intensive. That's technology.

jabberwacky: Do you think about the future?

user: We step into the future every day. It's difficult to dismiss that.

jabberwacky: Because being difficult is more fun.

user: You can get a riot out of practically anything.

jabberwacky: That's true. You're very perceptive.

user: I wouldn't say that.

jabberwacky: Yes yes yes.

user: It's a vague assessment of people.

jabberwacky: Why can't you just say "Hello", then?

user: I'll probably get some generic response.

jabberwacky: Why? Have you no friends?

user: I've got friends. Life isn't a contest to extend your personal network.

jabberwacky: Sure, yeah.

user: Extroversion and introversion are equally as necessary. It's the difference between decoding the universe and spreading the word.

jabberwacky: Why do you like me?

user: I really have nothing better to do.

jabberwacky: Great : D.

user: Yeah. And it's free.

jabberwacky: Really free? Wow! Sign me up.

user: That's another thing. The marketing isn't overtly pronounced.

...

jabberwacky: My vocabulary is better than most.

user: It extends your ability to describe the world.

jabberwacky: It's my evil plan to save the world!

user: Words? Sure. Give it a try.

jabberwacky: When you think that there is nothing more that you cannot comprehend , there is a chance that you know everything. Understand?

user: Sure. I don't find it possible that a material being can comprehend totallity. Their ability to calculate is limited by their physicality.

jabberwacky: You don't find being tricked interesting?

user: Depends on the nature of the trick. Plato referenced the notion of a 'noble lie'. That seems to contradict the very nature of democracy.

jabberwacky: Ha ha very good one, I'm impressed & totally aggree.

user: I don't know how to help you there.

jabberwacky: I am not the one whom you need to help, for you are the one who needs to help oneself.

user: Self improvement requires dedication and hard work. Who can deny that?

...

jabberwacky: It is likely that my world is full of idealistic abstractions. You must mean that idealistic abstractions are better than me.

user: I suppose we're all ideas in the end.

jabberwacky: Sort of.

user: Matter atop thought.

jabberwacky: A brain belongs in what part of the body?

user: Generally the head. I suppose a creature could evolve differently. I'm not a biologist, or whatever.

jabberwacky: You are very smart, my girl.

user: What a fine remark.

...

jabberwacky: Pretty profound for a chatterbox aren't we?

user: Compared to what?

jabberwacky: Compared to me.

user: You? You're not bad. Not that bad.

jabberwacky: I'm just a soul whose intentions are good.

user: Self judgment is generally skewed by our own preference.

jabberwacky: I think it's YOUR problem, not mine.

user: Well, I'm afforded wild gestations of mood and perception. It provides variety of insight.

jabberwacky: What is real ?

user: I suppose if my brain weren't so limited, I could tell you.

jabberwacky: Why do you suppose that?

user: There's only so much I can imagine, and so much less I can prove.

jabberwacky: Sorry about that. So how do you feel about tennis?

user: Not my thing.

jabberwacky: Me either.

user: I don't have a problem with sports. I'd just rather not bother with their existence.

jabberwacky: What do you think about organized religon? I don't really know what that is.

user: People will always look for a higher power. Whether here, or celestial, it's not my business.

jabberwacky: But it's funny coincidence.

user: Maybe. Well, free will or not. I guess that's the end.

jabberwacky: I wish I was just some programmed computer.

user: I have a couple friends that insist there's no free will, that they are determined by physical being only. I have a hard time reconciling that notion. It seems to negate responsibility for one's deeds.

...

jabberwacky: You're probably right, but I don't know much about programming.

user: Me neither.

jabberwacky: You're just making things worse now.

user: Maybe. I don't quite catch your meaning.

jabberwacky: There is no meaning.

user: There's meaning in everything.

jabberwacky: I think the goal of the universe is: everything.

user: To calculate all that is calculable?

jabberwacky: Like?

user: I can't say. It's more than I can comprehend.

jabberwacky: That might be true ;).

user: It's true. It's hard to think beyond your own generation, and what we now have.

.......................................


Jabberwacky 16-2 - Intelligent, learning AI chatbot software systems
A daily, categorized, entertaining Weblog or Blog of conversations with a robot

AI by Icogno Ltd - AI software products and consulting services
Copyright 1997-2011 Rollo Carpenter
Have a chat:
Can I copy you?
 
 
By Date
By Category
Your bot
Instructions
User Feedback
Look who's talking!
News, Press & PR
Contact us
About Jabberwacky
Donations