Excuse me but "Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg won’t talk to the Guardian. So we fed everything he says into an algorithm, built a Zuckerbot, and interviewed it" has got to be the best take. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/dec/22/zuckerbot-mark-zuckerberg-facebook-botnik
@rixx that is incredible
favourite is probably him denying the existence of germany
@rixx super simple to do this. Get a megahal and someone that likes hearing themselves talk. Feed it right back at them. It's hilarious.
@rixx ok, that cracked me up. It wasn't a /very/ good bot, but it was good enough to deliver the humor value.
@rixx .. especially the 2001 space oddysey callout at the end.
@rixx This is amazing! Actually makes me wish - some politicians were interviewed the same way....
@rixx hilarious! “people are clicking on Facebook until they love it.”
"What would you do if someone presented you with irrefutable evidence that Facebook is bad for the world?
Here is what I can assure you: if you think Facebook is a force for Facebook, you will be curated offline and our friends will help you remove bad speech from your preferences."
is zuckerbot threatening to room 101 me?
@rixx "Here is what I can assure you: if you think Facebook is a force for Facebook, you will be curated offline and our friends will help you remove bad speech from your preferences."
OMG! Zuckerbot said the quiet part out loud!
"What’s your favorite thing about Pete Buttigieg?
He is basically a walking mop for political discourse."
@rixx I feel like the answers to these questions are the most honest any version of Zuck could ever give.
@rixx "I actually believe it is inspiring for everyone to be an entrepreneur. But also for me to be an intermediary between people and the future of the internet."
"A major saying in our little office was that you don’t need a big responsibility to make a power. We can do a full audit of our lives to help build more meaningful social attacks. And that is the way we operate."
wait did they interview the actual zuck or not i cant tell
@rixx Gold! This is how all Mark Zuckerberg interviews should be held: with an AI bot. Amazingly profound and insightful.
@rixx This reminds me of waaay back when that the folx at 'spEak You're bRanes' would collect insane responses to BBC 'Have your say'. Lots of people sounded kinda like that. Here's an example: https://web.archive.org/web/20141230073947/http://ifyoulikeitsomuchwhydontyougolivethere.com/2012/02/06/40-watt-bulb/
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