@SuricrasiaOnline but the part where it's giving you the finger for both random digits is really :a_plus:

@SuricrasiaOnline hey wolfram alpha,
here is a random digit for you 🖕

@SuricrasiaOnline of all the random digits it could have given you, it had to be the middle finger

@SuricrasiaOnline I think Wolfram Alpha got mixed up with Wolfram Beta here. :blobhyperthink:


this may be the greatest easter egg of all or first contact with an AI, and the fact both of these are plausible says a lot about how weird the world really is

@SuricrasiaOnline When I ask Wolfram Alpha questions, I *usually* end up sorry I asked. It's extremely rare that it actually ends up interpreting my question correctly, let alone giving me a useful answer.

@SuricrasiaOnline I think the only query I've gotten a good answer from WA for is "mass of moon in cheese". It gave me the nutrition facts for a ball of cheese the mass of the moon. Which is what I wanted!

@varx @SuricrasiaOnline We know the caloric content of a cubic light year of wasabi because of wolfram alpha.

@SuricrasiaOnline "dogs per cat" -> "Assuming Tigra (Marvel Comics) | Use [Cat (Red Dwarf)] or [Walter Hardy] instead"

"emoji" -> "Interpreting as: OTZ ... Input interpretation: Ralph Wien Memorial Airport"

Moin ™ @SuricrasiaOnline,
Did You expect an other answer?
Wolfram alpha, it's fits to my idea of that service.
Some nerdy, scientific.


@SuricrasiaOnline As one of my professors used to say, a computer has only one finger to count on, and it's either up or it's not.

I mean I heard digit is also a bone of the hand. I looked for digit and random and found 6 sense of digit-> merriam-webster.com/dictionary
One is finger or toe
And random has also 4 definitions as an adjektive. merriam-webster.com/dictionary
One is: „being or relating to a set or to an element of a set each of whose elements has equal probability of occurrence“

@SuricrasiaOnline weird I was just watching a video on bit shifting and it mentioned how digits also refer to your fingers. Weird coincidence

body horror 

@SuricrasiaOnline wolfram alpha please give me two random digits

wolfram alpha: processing request…

a few days later you get a package with an index finger and a thumb neatly wrapped inside

@SuricrasiaOnline now wait for the two random digits arrive in the mail, and feel very bad for the employee.

@SuricrasiaOnline I gave it a try here and got an entirely different result (repeated 3x).
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