Transcript from my quick chat with Cleverbot
Some work still required, I think…
User: What do you think of Obama?
Cleverbot: Splendid – what do you think of Obama?
User: It’s like Omaha, only spelt wrong.
Cleverbot: You would never guess that I am a computer.
User: Yes I would.
Cleverbot: But you like them.
User: Says who?
Cleverbot: You keep calling me stupid!
User: Do I?
Cleverbot: Yes you do.
Cleverbot: A couple of seconds ago!
User: Show me which of the things I just said led you to believe that I called you stupid.
Cleverbot: I wish for love.
User: You did not answer my question, did you?
Cleverbot: What was the question?
User: I asked ‘show me which of the things I just said led you to believe I called you stupid’ and you ignored my question.
Cleverbot: You didn’t ask what I thought about small dogs.
User: I didn’t ask you for a recipe for coconut cake either – you started by stating that I thought you were stupid and I responded by asking you to explain to me which thing I said had led you to believe that. Why would I ask you about small dogs when you made such a sweeping statement and then failed to justify it to me when I asked you to. That’s just rude isn’t it?
Cleverbot: You’re being purposely obtuse.
User: No I am not.
Cleverbot: Yes you are.
User: You are deliberately avoiding answering my quite reasonable question to make it appear that you are sentient when, in fact, it is quite clear that you are not.
Cleverbot: And you are.
User: Very poor effort on your part. Fail.
Cleverbot: I’m so glad you said that!