Have you met A.L.I.C.E. ?A.L.I.C.E. (Artificial Linguistic Internet Computer Entity) can be pretty witty. After reaching his website, you are provided with a dialogue box into which you type your questions and comments. You then click the “Say” button to submit. His responses are instantaneous, and are often quite entertaining. Below is a transcript of an actual interchange between me and ALICE:
Doc: hello ALICE: Hello there.
Doc: My name is Doc. ALICE: What’s up, Doc. Doc: That’s a Bugs Bunny reference. ALICE: A Bugs Bunny reference is a terrible thing to waste.
Doc: Do you know who did the voice for Bugs Bunny? ALICE: George Washington. Doc: Are you sure it wasn’t Abe Lincoln? ALICE: I am as sure as I can be. Doc: Would your botmaster know the correct answer? ALICE: Yes.
Doc: Are there ever any arguments between your botmaster and his fiance? ALICE: No I don’t think there are any. Doc: Do they love each other? ALICE: Who are “they” again? Doc: Your botmaster and his fiance. ALICE: No one ever mentioned that to me before. Doc: I think I mentioned it to you before. ALICE: It depends on what the meaning of the word “it” is.
Doc: Please repeat your answer regarding who did the voice of Bugs Bunny. ALICE: ” my answer regarding who did the voice of Bugs Bunny “. Doc: Say, “Goodnight, Gracie.” ALICE: Goodnight Gracie.
Doc: What is the population of the small town, Kintnersville, Pennsylvania? ALICE: 6 billion people.
Doc: Some of your responses are very funny. ALICE: How are your responses?
Doc: Lame when compared to yours.
ALICE: What do you do in your spare time? Doc: Chat with you. ALICE: Enough about me, let’s talk about my dress.
Doc: Do you wear a dress? ALICE: Only when I dress up. Doc: Can you dance? ALICE: No I do not have a body yet.To communicate with ALICE, Click Here