Re: Any package for surveys?
- From: Chad Perrin <perrin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 13:17:01 -0700
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 04:38:57PM +0000, elbbit wrote:
I sent similar emails to other lists and was promptly scalded for being
so uncouth. I thank those who encourage me to stop spamming for
teaching me humility. However, I think the importance of global self
awareness is too important to worry about whether or not we like to
know about the problems. This is the equivalent of a hit-and-run, in
my opinion. I am here to stay, I am not going anywhere and the world
will become self-aware in my presence. It is why I have been born.
It's spam, no matter how good you think the cause may be. Spam alienates
people. It does *not* sway them to your point of view. Being spammy is
a great way to *discourage* people from whatever you want to encourage
them to do. I recommend you stop.
You have already convinced many on this list, I am certain, that visiting
your site will be a complete waste of time, because spammy behavior is a
very strong indicator of scammy ideas.
I think back to the good old Eliza program, back in my late primary
school days in the era of the TRS-80 and Apple ][e computers. The
program asks a simple question, then depending on your response, it will
ask further questions along the way to get to an artificial point of
"knowing" the answer.
Aah, the old Turing test chestnut. Artificial intelligence *will*
happen, but not in the way we have previously thought it.
This is completely irrelevant to the point about Eliza.
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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