The disease has metastasized widely throughout his body, including his bones, liver, and brain.
It is going to kill him, probably in a matter of months. This will be the first of more than a dozen sessions, each lasting an hour or more.
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You never knew what he was going to talk about next," James told In the sessions, John Vlahos told stories, sang songs and cracked jokes; everything he said would then be transcribed into over 90,000 words, and fed into a program called Pull String - a platform for creating chatbots.
"There’s two parts to the process," James explains, "One is when the bot author is scripting things for the bot to say.
Reader Penguinisto writes: Recently, Microsoft put an AI experiment onto Twitter, naming it "Tay".
In other words, a chatbot can talk to a fan as if it was a human,” he says via email.As the hours passed, it all went downhill from there, eventually spewing racial slurs and profanity, demanding sex, and calling everyone "daddy".The bot was quickly removed once Microsoft discovered the trouble, but the hashtag is still around for those who want to see it in its ugly raw splendor.It’s the same room where, decades ago, he calmly forgave me after I confessed that I’d driven the family station wagon through a garage door.Now it’s May 2016, he is 80 years old, and I am holding a digital audio recorder.
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