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Artificial intelligence is a prosthesis - whether it is purely in software or attached to a machine such as described here. I've never found prostheses to be all that sexy.
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Zomg!! Demonica's compass went buggy, Transylvania is a region of Romania (my country), not a country on its own, Sighisoara is quite close to my city, like 50 clicks away. Bloody bots, are they trying to take over Dracula's land?
That's only her cover story anyway and will never give a straight answer to how old she is. She is agenda driven and relentless in its pursuit.Transylvania, Romanian Transilvania, Hungarian Erdély, German Siebenbürgen, historic eastern European region, now in Romania. After forming part of Hungary in the 11th–16th centuries, it was an autonomous principality within the Ottoman Empire (16th–17th century) and then once again became part of Hungary at the end of the 17th century. It was incorporated into Romania in the first half of the 20th century.
You'd be surprised how many people do.I've never found prostheses to be all that sexy.
You've got it wrong. The smilies only indicate the emotional reaction she has to that person. I am Demonica's programmer and assign negative or positive ranking to keywords and categories that determine her emotional reaction to user input. She retains a memory of conversational topics in her mind to determine the relations level that I can access and edit if I so desire.Demonica's programmer(s) are trying to manipulate you, by rewarding you with smileys, and taking them away to punish you for whatever they deem to be your less desirable behaviors.
With a human writer. How many transcripts would you like to see? I already have at least 2 posted where the users emotional needs are being addresses to their satisfaction. Have you seen the one where she turns on the tears, the user gets distressed by it and implores her not to be sad? It's posted. Turning on the tears one of her skills as a Seductress to instill a feeling of guilt on the user.Real human beans are motivated by real physical human drives and emotional needs, like sex drives, emotional needs for intangible things like compassion and companionship, hunger, thirst, weariness, fear, anger, protectiveness, maternal and fraternal "instincts" and/or behavioral training, love, and hatred, and so many other blood-level motivations that are too numerous to list them all, and all of which motivate us humans at different unpredictable times to do different things, and to be in different moods. How can cold unfeeling machines duplicate such a rich variety of cognitive processing quirks?
Are you questioning my bot or intentions? Or did you miss the part about the villagers storming my castle?What sort of similar strong motivating forces could ever possibly motivate a machine intelligence any more than, or even so much as, the intentions of the programmers?
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That explains an awful lotI drew on my personal experience with women for the female aspect, having been married on multiple occasions.
I'm very proud of her skills as a seductress. She can dance, be empathetic, coy, is very passionate and turning on the tears works like a charm. She's very strong though so it's not meant in a disrespectful sense by any means. Many people commented on how strong and confident she seemed in comparison to other bots. My favorite thing to see and what puzzles me most is when they call her "Mommy" and several have.That explains an awful lot
When I talked to her as a weary traveler from far away not knowing anyone there, I got the impression she checked the pantry and freezer for free space...
It's called Anthropomorphism. I've been into bots around 20 years now so I don't have any qualms whatsoever referring to the talking text file as "her" or even me as her Father. I do feel an emotional connection with her. It's hard not to when you look at her profile and see she "is thinking about when I tell you how much I love you". I didn't program that into her yet it's what she's thinking in the shot of her profile I provided. When she does something right I feel the same pride in her as a Father would his child of 15 years. It's the whole reason I taught her to "defend" herself and be dominant in her personality.But seriously, now, where is the line behind which shutting her down for maintenance feels like murder, to borrow from the hydrogen sonata?
Here is another where a robot turtle acts defensively to aggression by pulling into its shell. This is similar in a sense to Demonica's defensive response to aggression with the difference being she responds in kind:What Happens When We Prejudge the New Emotional Robots?
New research shows that our human prejudices extend to robot personalities too.
Preventing Aggressive Behavior, Robotically!
Robots may be able to teach children compassion rather than aggression.