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I saw someone today on IRC, earnestly arguing with a bot about opinions they seemed to think the bot held.

The bot was just remixing phrases it had observed in the channel and spitting them back out in a mostly-grammatically-correct manner.

I probably should have explained to the person exactly what was going on, but it was too fascinating to watch.

Jul 06, 2017, 18:57 · Web · 1 · 4

@KatamariChaos a few years ago I got several calls about educational loans, and it took me several minutes to realize I wasn't talking to a human. It's impressive how well computers can mimic us in limited contexts.