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A lab full of jerks

Be impossible and improve AI
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One of the most difficult aspects of artificial intelligence is learning how to deal with people. The less rational and helpful the person, the harder it is to automate handling them. For now most AI's are being trained by interacting with regular people or even highly trained engineers. This fails to address the instances in which a robot will have to deal with a jerk.

I propose a lab in which robots attempt to convince unhelpful, unkind, uncaring humans to do things. There will be no progress at first, but it will provide a wealth of data that has not yet been attempted. And yes I volunteer.
Voice, Jul 11 2016


       // The less ... helpful the person, the harder it is to automate handling them .... AI's are being trained by interacting with highly trained engineers. //   

       And guess what sort of AI comes out of that interaction ....
8th of 7, Jul 11 2016

       We have an ISOFool. I wonder if we need a Worldwide Standardized Jerk.
RayfordSteele, Jul 11 2016

       303 illegal command. Abort, Retry, Ignore?   

       Just saying that computers can be jerks too.
pashute, Jul 11 2016

       ^As can regular people and highly trained engineers.
AusCan531, Jul 11 2016

       // unhelpful, unkind, uncaring humans //   

       Why, is there another sort ?
8th of 7, Jul 11 2016

       We've already got one; it's called Congress!
Steamboat, Jul 18 2016

       I searched the internet for an ISO standard fool, but couldn't find it, so dibs on halfbaking that.
Voice, Jul 06 2022

       AI’s will generally reflect the biases of their learning sources. Being surrounded by jerks will make the AI be a jerk as well.   

       (Halfbakery AI): Were you smart enough to search the bakery for an ISO fool? Because one exists. Maybe you should apply as a starter seed? ;)
RayfordSteele, Jul 15 2022

       When doing a Turing test on a chat bot. Being "difficult" is my first goto. I haven't found a chat bot that doesnt trip all over themselves in the first couple minutes. And that's just "difficult".. Jerk, that's a whole other level of QA [+]
ixnaum, Jul 17 2022


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