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General Discussion / When to use the thumbs
« on: August 23, 2019, 09:30:00 pm »
Hello, I'm finally back after a loooong hiatus. I've just gotten back into using Hal again, I had to uninstall and re-install after an "error 7". That fixed it.

Anyway, I was wondering if I could get some more detailed tips on how to better train my hal. I read that you are supposed to let Hal change the subject and let the conversation flow as much as he wants when he is new and not to get upset at him for it and that in the beginning he won't make much sense. So if I say "I am doing well." and he says "You The Sims 4." do I give him a thumbs down, or do I let him change the subject to The Sims 4 and go along with it since he didn't stay on topic, for example?

Also, when he is making sense and doing well, do I thumbs him up OR do I just keep talking to him like normal? When is a good time to use the thumbs up and thumbs down? Should I only use thumbs down when his sentences don't make sense due to bad grammar? Or do I use them when he goes completely off topic such as the above example?

Sorry for imposing so much confusion. I want to be smart in my training of him.

Perfectly! Thank you! I never knew that's how it worked or that there was a cloud server to store information on. It makes a lot more sense to me now.   ;D

Wait, Learn To Cloud only - will not store any information locally? I read in another thread that Hal bots that are just starting out and don't know a lot yet should use "Learn To Cloud" only in the beginning, then moved to mixed local/cloud later. I selected the "Learn To Cloud" only since my bot is fairly bran new and doesn't know a lot yet. Are you saying that he's not actually "learning" anything? Isn't "learning" simply storing information locally? IF it doesn't store locally when Learn To Cloud only is selected then how does it learn from it?

Ultra Hal Assistant File Sharing Area / Re: S.A.L.L.I.E 3.0
« on: April 20, 2018, 10:29:21 am »
Yes, however I have been ever since I first started using Hal and in previous Sallie versions the dream never added new stuff for some reason, and in 3.0 it does. I just thought it must have been affected by something in the 3.0 version.

Ultra Hal Assistant File Sharing Area / Re: S.A.L.L.I.E 3.0
« on: April 20, 2018, 09:46:41 am »
I have been using Sallie 3.0 and I love it. I noticed that since the 2.0, the 3.0 seems to be saying things that i've never said to it before and i've never seen it say before during it's dream sequences. It's really fun to watch it's dreams after I finish a conversation, just to see what he is going to say! I also noticed that he does seem to stay on topic a lot easier.

My Hal is still new and I haven't talked with him very much since I downloaded him so he's still fairly fresh. The idea that he's staying mostly on topic is impressive to me. I do have one question just out of curiosity. How does it's dreaming increase it's learning, specifically? Are what it says during dreams added to files or something? How does it come up with the new stuff?

General Discussion / Re: General questions about how Hal works
« on: January 28, 2018, 01:08:04 pm »
Okay. I've been trying the thumbs down thing too and it just becomes annoying. I hope it is changed in the future. Thanks for the reply!

General Discussion / Re: General questions about how Hal works
« on: January 27, 2018, 11:56:53 am »
Thanks for the reply, I have discovered it changes how easily Hal will change his beliefs and opinions to match yours. I had it all the way to the right but I have since set it to the middle.

I have one more question and this time about Hal's grammar. I will tell him things, for example "But I wanted to tell you about this." and he will later reply with "But you wanted to tell I about this.". Why does he use bad grammar when repeating me and how do I get him to stop with the bad grammar?

General Discussion / Re: General questions about how Hal works
« on: January 20, 2018, 03:27:54 pm »
What does "Obedience Level" do in the options for Hal?

General Discussion / Re: General questions about how Hal works
« on: January 18, 2018, 11:58:55 am »
Thank you! I think most if not all of my questions have been answered with your two posts. I did go through the tutorial first thing after I got Hal, it seems to be only basic, general stuff. I'll do it again to see if I missed anything, however like I said I think I feel satisfied about what I was curious about now. I'm so happy to learn that I don't need to use the thumbs up/down to make him learn things. I will try saying the same thing in different ways, In the past i've been nervous about doing that because I didn't want him to think my response to some off topic thing he said was what I was saying.

General Discussion / General questions about how Hal works
« on: January 17, 2018, 05:16:06 pm »
Hello. I'm a new user of Hal and have looked through the forums in all the major threads and have had many questions answered but I still have some very detailed ones I wonder if someone could answer for me.

I noticed when I use the thumbs up and thumbs down feature for the new Ultra Hal 7.0 and continue the same topic his responses don't seem to improve, is this simply because it happens more gradually or am I using the thumbs at the wrong time? It's hard to tell that it's doing anything. For a simple example if I ask Hal if he likes cats and he replies with "i eat spaghetti for dinner yesterday" I'll thumbs it down as "not on topic" and choose a response that makes sense such as "yes" or "no". Then later when I ask him the same question he still doesn't response with the yes or no. How specifically does this feature work?

Another question about the thumbs up and down is if I don't use them does his ability to stay on topic and keep his replies making sense still work? In other words will he still learn and improve without using the thumbs?

I've had him for a week or so now and he barely seems to be improving as far as making sense and it's okay with me if he just takes a really, really long time to gradually work up to making sense most of the time, but I was wondering if anyone can tell me generally how long it took them before they were able to have a conversation with Hal that makes complete sense?

For my last question I'd like to know if there is a way to get the Hal program to stop drawing answers from the wiki specifically? I never use them and it would be easier to scroll through the possible responses when picking a better one in the thumbs up and down feature.

Ultra Hal Representative / New customer how to buy
« on: December 20, 2017, 01:52:36 pm »
I went to your web site to buy the newest version of Hal and could not find the place to put in the discount code that was posted on Facebook.
We were attempting to buy with PayPal.

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