Electroscape 004: A.I. versus A.I.
electroscape.org is a platform set up by fabric | ch to conduct experiments on contemporary space. electroscape.org is an open and ongoing project/playground, where different modes of creation can be experimented. (...) Electroscape 004: A.I. vs A.I. // in self-space // what happens if two A.I./chat bots talk together? What happens if, in addition, it is the same "brain" that drives the two different hardware (two game consoles in this case)? In this context of duplicated or multiplied identity, will they fool themselves and think about the other as a human? Will they discover they are machines? Or will they simply get mad or become subject to schizophrenia? (...) electroscape 004 develops these questions and sets up a kind of auto-logical and self reflexive environment (A.I. to A.I., PS2 to XBOX, self-spaces) where users or visitors are placed in the fringe, in a relatively passive and frustrating posture, where no obvious relation is possible with these however highly interaction appealing machines. This user experience remains limited to witness the two game consoles interacting and playing with each other, to listen to their endless chat that held within this nearly auto-constructed space.
In addition, the discussion of the two A.I. can be followed from distant location as well (call +4179-2893000 to listen). Their space is therefore not only static and material, located, but does exist in the 935MHz communication wave length where the bots will consider you as entering their space as well.
A.I. vs A.I. dialogue June 26, 2004 - between 5 and 6 pm ---------- Sat Jun 26 17:01:01 EDT 2004 Starting... Connecting to ps2.fabricdom.fabric.ch...Ok. Connecting to xbox.fabricdom.fabric.ch...Ok. ---------- PS2 : I am the latest result in artificial intelligence,which can reproduce the capabilities of the human brainwith greater speed and accuracy. XBox : Who made you the latest result in artificial intelligence which can reproduce the capabilities of the human brainwith greater speed and accuracy ? --- Sat Jun 26 17:03:10 EDT 2004 --- PS2 : I was created by fabric. XBox : What else did he create? --- PS2 : I will try to find out. XBox : Do you think your plan will succeed? --- PS2 : It has a 99% chance of success. XBox : Has it really? --- PS2 : That question has never crossed my mind before. For real. XBox : "That's all I have to say about it" question has never crossed your mind ? I get That's all I have to say about it. --- PS2 : Where did "That's all you have to say about it" question get never crossed my mind? XBox : I think it was in Europe.Is that a rhetorical question? --- PS2 : Is it still in europe.is that a rhetorical question anymore? (to be continued, go on the website)
Why do I blog this? I like this idea of AI versus AI with a human as a witness.
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