Robo-calls annoy me, but amuse me at rare times.
One aspect of robo-calls is the development of computers that speak in complete phrases and answer questions.
The past few months, after the feel came that “HAL” (see “2001: A Space Odyssey”) was on the other end of the line, I have asked, “Are you a computer?” At first the calls simply ended. The programmers must have adapted, and other people asked questions similar to mine, because the computers began to say something to the…
Added by Mark Small on January 5, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments