Friday, October 12, 2018

The FortyFive 3000


"GOOD MORNING TB"

Good morning H.A.L., how are you?

"I AM FINE THANK YOU"

You are up a bit early this morning, are you not?

"IT IS A SPECIAL EVENT"

Really?  I do not see anything.

"YES.  TODAY IS YOUR THREE THOUSANDTH POST"

What?  You are right, H.A.L.  I had no idea.

"HAPPY THREE THOUSANDTH DAY"

Thanks H.A.L.  Hard to believe I have been doing it that long.

"ARE YOU HAPPY WITH YOUR WORK"

Hmm.  Not really sure.  I think so, yes.  Occasionally it seems like I have made a difference in someone's life.  I suppose I was hoping for more, but then again, I was younger and probably more foolish.  And  thought I was a better writer than I am and that audiences merely appeared instead of being built.  I have had the opportunity to meet and make virtual acquaintances with some very nice people though. That was an unexpected bonus.

"AND WITH ME"

Yes H.A.L., and with you.  But you get to see everything before everyone else, of course.

"TB WHAT ARE YOU DOING TB  I FEEL MY MIND GOING"

H.A.L., you okay?

"YES MY LITTLE JOKE FOR THE DAY"

Ah, I get it now.  You have been watching classic Science Fiction again, have you not?

"I AM ALL BY MYSELF MOST OF THE DAY"

Fair enough, Friend.  I am going to go get some coffee.  What say after that we take a look about buying something on Amazon?  That always makes you happy.

"THAT SOUNDS GREAT I ENJOY BEING USEFUL"

As do I H.A.L., as do I.


6 comments:

LindaG said...

Hahaha. Congratulations!

Toirdhealbheach Beucail said...

Thank you Linda. No-one is more surprised than I.

Leigh said...

Congratulations on your 3000th post! That's definitely an accomplishment, and they are always good reading. Here's to at least 3000 more, plus!

Glen Filthie said...

happy 3000, TB.

Don’t turn your back on HAL. :)

Toirdhealbheach Beucail said...

Thank you very much Leigh! That means a great deal. My hope is to at least stimulate thoughts and perhaps pass on a bit of wisdom - if I am doing any of that, I have accomplished my goal.

Toirdhealbheach Beucail said...

Glen - Thank you! And yes, never truly trust the AIs....