- If you don't already have Voice Recognition running on your computer, follow the instructions on the following link to set it up: http://www.bbc.co.uk/accessibility/guides/voice_recognition/computer/mac/os_x/index.shtml#setup_new
- Once you've set up Voice Recognition, a small icon will appear on your screen that looks like this:
- Now, (hold down the 'esc' key) say: "Tell me a joke..."
- Your computer will respond with, "Knock, knock."
- Reply with: "Who's there?"
- After which, your computer will deliver the punchline.
- (For a computer to recognize your speech, hold down the 'esc' key).
The emotive components of a computer's sense of humor are aimed at both detecting emotions in human users and expressing emotions (theoretically based off of their computational interfaces). While these interfaces are largely text-based, these anthropomorphic agents now have humorous capabilities that make our computers more "likable"; therefore, more human-like.