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A chatbot's hilariously nonsensical script has been turned into a short film

A few weeks ago we predicted that the day is fast approaching when a machine will be able to write a scifi novel or a short story. Well, despite the short film presented here, we're still sticking to that prognostication — though it's now painfully clear that we're going to have to wait a while before an AI can produce something that's actually watchable. Check out the video to see what we mean.

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Called "Do You Love Me," this unintentionally surreal romantic comedy was created by director Chris R. Wilson. He pieced the script together by engaging Cleverbot in a conversation — clearly his first mistake. The resulting dialogue was incorporated into the short film, resulting in a story that makes about as much sense as most Hollywood scripts these days.

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ShibbyShazam

damn. I spent a few minutes just arguing with Cleverbot about whether or not Cleverbot asked how old I was. There is NO way that robots will be able to write a story anytime soon if that is the most advanced AI....