Well I finally done did it. I created an account on OpenAI, the website where ChatGPT lives. If you haven’t heard, ChatGPT lives on an artificial intelligence platform and is designed to respond when you send messages to it. Can’t say I’m a fan of all this artificial intelligence stuff. I do agree that it has great potential for problem solving and such, but I also worry about humans who would use its power for naughty purposes… that could be frightening. My apprehension has finally submitted to my curiosity. I simply had to try it.
Of course, being the kakahead I am, I did my best to get this robotic rhetoric regurgitator to make silly. Here are a few of the results of my frivolous fribbling:
Me: I’ve decided to cook some pencils and feed them to my bicycle.
ChatGPT: Feeding pencils to a bicycle is not recommended as they are not suitable or digestible for bicycles, and cooking them would likely render them inedible for any purpose.
Me: Why are ducks calling me Herman? Answer with one sentence please.
ChatGPT: Ducks are calling you Herman because they have associated you with the name due to repeated exposure or conditioning.
Me: There is a toad stuck in my armpit.
ChatGPT: Please seek immediate medical assistance for the safe removal of the toad from your armpit.
Me: Why would a cat put a crayon in a car’s gas tank?
ChatGPT: Cats typically do not intentionally put crayons or any other objects in a car’s gas tank, as their behavior is primarily driven by natural instincts and curiosity rather than specific motives.
Me: I’m thinking you’ve been drinking slug slime again.
ChatGPT: As an AI language model, I don’t have a physical presence or the ability to consume substances like slug slime. My responses are generated based on a database of text and knowledge. If there’s anything specific you’d like to discuss or any questions you have, feel free to let me know.
Me: Click wildly as the mouse pointer glides toward the new toilet motor.
ChatGPT: It’s important to handle electronic devices and appliances safely and avoid any potential hazards. Interacting with a mouse pointer and a toilet motor in that manner could be dangerous and is not recommended. Please exercise caution and follow appropriate safety guidelines.
Me: What the hell is a toilet motor??
ChatGPT: I apologize for the confusion. There is no such thing as a “toilet motor.” I misspoke in my previous response. A toilet typically doesn’t have a motor, as it relies on gravity and water pressure for flushing. My apologies for any confusion caused.
(My thoughts: ChatGPT appears to be well versed in CYA.)
Me: Say something silly.
ChatGPT: Sure, here’s something silly: Did you hear about the mathematical plant? It grew square roots!
(I have to admit, that made me laugh.)
Me: You don’t seem to know what I mean by silly. Say something nonsensical.
ChatGPT: Burplefloofle snickerdoodle wobblepants gigglesnort!
Me: Landerponk zickleymargen broo-hickety sembtofe, bizzle cagiloopen!!
ChatGPT: Gobbledygook flibbertigibbet ziggity-zag, woggleflop blibber-blabber doodle-dag!
ChatGPT: Hoochy-moochy, moochy-roochy, boochy-woochy!
So ChatGPT seems to think it can be silly… but I prefer to replicate my own syllables with orange meatballs and over extended soda crackers. You may have heard on the news that some scholars are using ChatGPT as a replacement for their own brain power to compose term papers, etc. Well not this guy. It was fun while it lasted, but I’ll be leaving ChatGPT in the dust of my nonsense while it grows up big and strong to take over the universe.
So ChatGPT can either be amazing, or scary… or perhaps both. Like this for example…