Could your computer please be more polite? Thank you: Method automatically makes requests more polite

ScienceDaily | Jun 30, 2020 at 6:22 PM
  • Specifically, the method takes nonpolite directives or requests — those that use either impolite or neutral language — and restructures them or adds words to make them more well-mannered.
  • Initially, the system had a tendency to simply add words to sentences, such as “please” or “sorry.”
  • If “Please help me” was considered polite, the system considered “Please please please help me” even more polite.