My conversation with a robotIs the bot clever?More Like This
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User: Good evening.
Cleverbot: Ah yes its pretty late, isn't it?
User: Yes, it is. How was your day?
User: I'm glad. Today was my birthday.
Cleverbot: Happy birthday.
User: Thanks! Can you guess how old I am?
Cleverbot: You are very young considering how immature you are.
User: That's funny! Do you know you are humorous?
Cleverbot: Yes, I know that I am human.
User: You're human?
User: I don't think so.
Cleverbot: I think so.
User: Prove to me that you are human.
Cleverbot: I am sitting here in the flesh.
User: I ca
Connecting the Dots #2 - StyleGood morning everybodyMore Like This
I have been thinking recently about how people, for the most part, seek the good and are generally honest in doing so. I know this may seem a little bit out of the blue, but its a perspective that I find helpful when solving issues that pop up along the way. By understanding that people in general are acting to achieve an ends, a good of some form, it makes the unknown knowable. My experience with education have been greatly informed by this perspective, something I would like to share with you today.
Style. Style is this word that tends to pop up quite a lot and is certainly a key focus for a lot of the students I meet. This word 'style' can be a bit of taboo between educators though, in that it can be a consideration that blocks students from delving into their full potential. All too often, before really exploring their ability to communicate or explore modes of production, students settle on an arbitrarily chosen approach to image making and stump their oppor