Artificial Intelligence?

Stumbler

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It is advertised that a new super computer knows everything.

A sceptical man came and asked the computer, "Where is my father?"

The computer bleeped for a short while, and then came back with "Your father is fishing in Michigan."

The sceptical man said triumphantly, "You see? I knew this was nonsense. My father has been dead for twenty years!"

"No", replied the super computer immediately. "Your mother's husband has been dead for twenty years. Your father just landed a three pound trout."
 

Markywhizz

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Does AI scare you? Are you an early adopter or a cynical sceptic. I’ve got Alexa in every room in the house. I think it’s brilliant. It may be snooping on my utterly mundane life but I’m not really bothered about it.

The benefits outweigh the downsides for me. If the government are reading all my emails they must get pretty bored. Apart from ‘accidentally‘ wandering on to pornhub occasionally I have nothing to hide.
 

Not Now Kato

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Reminds me of the first pilotless Lufthansa flight...

A synthesised voice come over the announcement system, "Gut Mornink ladies and gentlemen, ve vud like to velcom you to Lufthansa's first ever pilotless flight from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow. Zere are no pilots on zis plane, vich is being flown entirely by komputer. Ve are currently flying at 32,000 feet and I vud just like to assure you zat ze system has been fully tested and iz completely safe; so sit back and enjoy ze flight, you have nosink at all to voory about, about, about, about, about...."
 

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Of course, there's also human intelligence....

Dave, a Scouser, is touring the USA. Along the way, he stops off at a remote bar in the Nevada desert and chats to the bartender when he spots a Red Indian in full tribal dress seated in the corner of the bar.

"Blimey!" remarks Dave. "Who's he?"

"Gee, that's the memory man," replies the bartender. "He knows everything there is to know. Got a memory like an elephant, he can remember any fact. Heck, go and try him out!"

Dave heads over to the Red Indian, thinking that he can outsmart him with a question about English football.

He asks the memory man, "Who won the 1965 FA cup final?"

"Liverpool," came the instantaneous reply.

Dave was stunned. He tried again asking, "Who did they beat?"

"Leeds United," replied the memory man.

Dave tried once more asking, "What was the final score?"

The wise Red Indian didn't hesitate in answering, "2-1."

Dave thinks he'll get smart, asking the memory man for the name of the winning goal scorer. Without so much as blinking, the Red Indian says, "Ian St John."

Dave is stunned and returns home to Liverpool, where he tells everyone about the Red Indian. Dave's curiosity lingers, and he vows to return to America and pay his respects to the Indian. Ten years later, Dave finally saved up enough money to return and, after weeks of searching the Nevada desert, once more he finds the Red Indian, now in a cave.

Humbled by the Red Indian, Dave steps forward, bows, and to show his respect raises his right palm and greets the brave in his traditional tongue "How".

The memory man squints at him for a split second and replies, "Diving header in six-yard box."
 
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