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Dialog ideas

Please just add your own – strike through if done (added to examples folder).

  • Hamster: Hook James up to an Asterisk server, call home “Please feed the hamster.” whirring bing “Done, Sir.”
  • Time: “What time is it?” (see examples folder)
  • TODOs: “What are my goals today?”, “What are my tasks today?”, “I’ve finished gardening, what’s next?”
  • Train table: “When does the next train to X leave?”, “Do I have a chance of reaching the next train?”
  • Shopping list: “James, can you find me some vegetarian recipes?” “Something with pasta.” (by Eloy)
  • Weather: “What will the weather be today?”, “Will it be raining?”
  • Quote of the day: “What is the quote of the day?”
  • Twitter: “Read me the latest unread tweets.”, “Read me my mentions.” (inside Twitter dialogue)
  • News: “What’s in the papers today?”, “What does the New York Times’ front page say?”
  • Magic Eight Ball: “(Should I marry X?) Shake the eight ball!” – “Maybe.” – “Damnit, James!” (see examples folder)
  • Banking: “What’s the balance of X’s account?”
  • Downloading: “Please download [NAME] from [iTunes|BitTorrent|usenet]”, “With subtitles?”, “Yes please”.
  • Music: “James, I’d like some proper beating.”, “James, please play some romantic music [plays Keith Sweat]” (iTunes/Spotify).
  • Jokes: “Tell me a joke” – “A neutrino walks through a bar.” (see examples folder)
  • Github: “How many pull requests are waiting for me?”, “Something in my inbox?”, “Any news on Github?”
  • Analytics: “How many pageviews did I get today?”
  • Reminder: “Remind me at 3 o’clock” (see examples folder)
  • Stocks: “How are my stocks doing?” – “AAPL is 3 percent up today.” (see examples folder)
  • Wolfram Alpha: “James, I have a question.” “How many calories are in a cubic light year of ham?” “1.5×10^54 Calories, Sir.”