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Deep Talk: A year’s worth of daily questions generated by a machine

John Bohannon, Director of Science, Primer.ai

These 365 questions were generated using GPT-J-6B, an autoregressive language model trained on 800 GB of internet text. The prompts used for the generation were randomly shuffled samples of human-written questions. Learn more here.

1. Are you a cat or a dog?

2. What are you looking for?

3. What kind of learner are you?

4. What food would you be?

5. What do you think you’ll be doing five years from now?

6. Who is the most interesting person you’ve ever met?

7. What is the best thing about being an adult?

8. What is the best thing about your job?

9. What is the difference between a good idea and a great idea?

10. What is the number one thing you wish you could change about how people see you?

11. What toy do you miss?

12. What is the best way to make someone feel like they’ve accomplished something?

13. What do you dream?

14. When do you prefer to eat alone?

15. How do you know when to speak?

16. When is it OK to ask someone to change something about themselves?

17. What do you think of when you hear the word “love”?

18. What would you do if you did not need sleep?

19. What accomplishments don’t matter?

20. What is the most important decision you have never made?

21. What kind of pet would you be?

22. What is the number one thing you wish you could change about your friends?

23. Are you really in control?

24. What makes you proud of others?

25. How do you feel about the word “win”?

26. What do you think about when you’re making a decision?

27. When did you hurt someone’s feelings?

28. What do you consider your greatest achievement?

29. What do you do when you are bored?

30. What do you think is the most important thing you can do in life?

31. What do you think is the most important quality to have in life?

32. Who has been the most influential person in your life?

33. What do you think about when you’re happy?

34. What is the difference between a lover and a friend?

35. What’s something you’ve never done?

36. What is a difficult thing you avoided facing?

37. What is the one thing you wish you had done differently when you were younger?

38. What is the most valuable thing you taught yourself?

39. What’s something you’ve never told anyone?

40. What is the number one problem in the world today?

41. What is the number one thing you wish you could change about the world?

42. What are your hopes for the future?

43. What is the number one thing you wish you could change about your country?

44. How do you know when you’re being selfish?

45. What is the most difficult thing about your job?

46. What is the biggest mistake you have ever made?

47. What is the one thing you would like to accomplish before you die?

48. What is the most important thing you need to change in your life?

49. What do you think is the most important thing you need to do right now?

50. What is the one thing you would do if you knew you would never be alone?

51. What do you do to unwind?

52. What are you passionate about?

53. What’s something you can’t live without?

54. What is the worst way to make someone feel?

55. Do you ever have trouble deciding what to do?

56. What’s the worst thing that’s ever happened to you?

57. If not now, when?

58. What do you think of when you think of Earth?

59. What do you think about when you’re angry?

60. What do you think of when you think of your childhood?

61. What is the difference between what you know and what you don’t know?

62. What is the one thing you wish you could change about your family?

63. What do you consider to be your greatest failure?

64. What is the most important thing you can do for yourself today?

65. What do you like least about yourself?

66. If you could live any kind of life you wanted, what would you choose?

67. What’s the last time you were really scared?

68. What are your greatest strengths?

69. What are your goals for the next twelve months?

70. What is the one thing you are not afraid to admit to yourself?

71. How do you make yourself feel?

72. What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment last year?

73. What do you do to build your courage?

74. What are you most grateful for?

75. What is the last thing you cried about?

76. What is the most important thing you can do for your community?

77. What is the best thing you have ever done?

78. What is the most important thing you’ve learned in the last five years?

79. What are your three most important goals for the next year?

80. What do you like most about yourself?

81. How many people do you trust?

82. What do you think of when you think of heaven?

83. What is the one thing you would do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

84. What is the number one thing you wish you knew how to do?

85. What are you the best at?

86. What is the most important lesson you’ve learned from your coworkers?

87. What is the one thing you wish you could change about your parents?

88. What do you consider your strangest behavior?

89. What is the one thing you wish you could change about your mornings?

90. What is the most interesting thing you’ve ever heard?

91. What do you believe is the most important quality in a person?

92. If you could only read one book for the rest of your life, what would it be?

93. What do you not believe in?

94. What do you want to do when you grow up?

95. What are you mildly afraid of?

96. What is something you created that you are proud of?

97. What’s the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen?

98. If you were to die tomorrow, what would you most regret not having done?

99. What is your most embarrassing moment?

100. What is the most important thing you have ever done?

101. When do you laugh at yourself?

102. What do you think you would do if you knew you only had six months to live?

103. What is the one thing you would most like to hear?

104. What don’t you do for fun?

105. What do you want to be when you grow up?

106. What is the most important thing you want to accomplish in life?

107. What is the least important thing you’ve learned?

108. What is the most interesting thing you’ve learned in the last year?

109. What would you do if you knew you could not fail?

110. How do you know when to be silent?

111. What do you think of when you hear the word “dream”?

112. What do you think of when you think of the future?

113. How do you feel about your neighborhood?

114. What is the most important thing you can do for your children?

115. What is the most important thing you can do for someone else?

116. What do you think is the biggest misconception about you?

117. What is the number one thing you want a loved one to change in their life?

118. What do you do when you’re bored?

119. If you could change one thing about your future, what would it be?

120. What is the most important thing you want to achieve in your life?

121. What do you love to do for others?

122. What do you consider your greatest strength?

123. What is the single most important thing you learned as a student?

124. What is the one thing you need to hold onto?

125. If you could be anyone else, who would you choose to be?

126. What do you want to do before you die?

127. What are your medium-sized regrets?

128. What is the number one thing you wish you knew when you were a child?

129. What is the one thing you’d like to be able to do but haven’t yet?

130. What is the strangest thing you’ve learned this year?

131. What do your friends do when they’re sad?

132. What do you think about when you are not thinking?

133. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?

134. What do you want most in the world?

135. What is the most important lesson you’ve learned from your friends?

136. What is your biggest fear?

137. What do you consider to be the most important decision you’ve ever made?

138. What do you think is the most important thing you can do in your life?

139. What is the most difficult decision your parents made?

140. What is the difference between the real world and the world of dreams?

141. What is the most important lesson you’ve learned from your family?

142. What’s the best thing that never happened to you?

143. What are your top three fears?

144. What are you most thankful for?

145. What do you think about when you’re alone?

146. What is the last thing you bought and why?

147. What is the number one quality you admire in someone else?

148. What is the most important thing you’ve ever done?

149. What do you think is the most important thing you need to do in the next twelve months?

150. What house do you really want to live in?

151. What is the most interesting question you’ve ever been asked?

152. What is the one thing you want to be when you grow up?

153. What do you wish you could do?

154. What do you think of when you think of death?

155. What is the most important thing you can do for your friends?

156. What is the last thing you ate?

157. What is your most treasured possession?

158. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

159. What is the best way to make yourself happy?

160. What is the one thing you would most like to change about your life?

161. What is the last thing you cried over?

162. What is the first thing you remember?

163. If you could live in any time or place in history, where would you live?

164. What do you wish you had done before you were twenty?

165. What are you the most skilled at?

166. If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?

167. What is the difference between living in the moment and living in the past or future?

168. What are you afraid of?

169. What do you think you will be doing in five years?

170. What do you think about when you think about God?

171. What is the weirdest thing about your life?

172. What is the most important quality in a person?

173. What is the one thing you would like to do more of in life?

174. What is your most prized possession?

175. What do you think about when you’re sad?

176. What is the worst thing about your life?

177. What is the most beautiful thing you’ve ever done?

178. What is the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you?

179. What is the most embarrassing thing you’ve never done?

180. What is the most interesting thing you have ever done?

181. What is your most cherished memory?

182. What do you think of when you think of the past?

183. What do you think is the most important quality to have in a friend?

184. What is the best thing about your life?

185. What do you think of when you think of hell?

186. What is the one thing you wish you could change about your life?

187. What’s the last book you read and why?

188. What is the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen?

189. What do you wish you could do for someone else?

190. What are you most proud of?

191. What is the most important thing you’ve learned from your mistakes?

192. What is your greatest fear?

193. What’s something you came close to doing earlier in life?

194. What is the most important thing your friends want to accomplish?

195. When is enough enough?

196. What is the most exciting moment of your life?

197. What do you most want to posses?

198. What is the most important thing you’ve learned about yourself?

199. What are your top three regrets?

200. What is the best decision you’ve ever regretted?

201. What is the most annoying thing you’ve ever had to do?

202. What is your medium-sized weakness?

203. What do you think about when you’re scared?

204. What is the one thing you have not done that you really want to do?

205. How do you feel about the way you were raised?

206. What do you think you will be doing ten years from now?

207. What do you think about when you’re bored?

208. Why are you here?

209. What is the most meaningful experience you’ve had in your life?

210. What is a difficult thing you’ve never overcome?

211. What is the one thing you wish you could change about yourself?

212. What are your medium-sized fears?

213. What is the difference between a friend and a companion?

214. If you could change one thing about your life, what would it be?

215. What do you want to do for a living?

216. Why do you ask why?

217. What is your strangest memory?

218. What do you think about when you’re trying to sleep?

219. What is the difference between intelligence and wisdom?

220. What do you think about when you’re trying to fall asleep?

221. What is the one thing you can’t live without?

222. What do you think about when you’re walking?

223. What do you like to do when you’re bored?

224. What do you think about most often?

225. What is the easiest decision you’ve ever had to make?

226. What is the best decision you’ve ever made?

227. What is the one thing you’d most like to show your younger self?

228. What is your most difficult decision this year?

229. When is it not OK to ask someone to change something about themselves?

230. What is the best thing that has ever happened to you?

231. If you could change one thing about your best friend what would it be?

232. What is the most memorable event of your life?

233. What is the most important thing you need to change?

234. What is the most important thing you need to learn right now?

235. What is the most important thing you learned this week?

236. What is best and worst about silence?

237. What do you think about when you’re most sad?

238. What is the best thing that’s ever happened to you?

239. What do you want to change about the world?

240. What is your most cherished lost possession?

241. What is the most challenging thing you avoid?

242. What do you think is the most important thing you need to do in the next five years?

243. What is the most important thing you taught someone else?

244. What is the best and worst thing about being a man?

245. What is the worst thing about your job?

246. What do you wish you’d known when you became an adult?

247. What do you think is the most important thing in school?

248. What do you consider to be the best thing about your life?

249. If you could live your life over again, what would you do differently?

250. What do most people tell you to change about yourself?

251. What do you think is the most important thing you can do for younger people?

252. What is a difficult time you’ve helped someone overcome?

253. What is your biggest achievement?

254. What do you most want to end?

255. What are your top three goals for the next year?

256. What is the one thing you want to do before you die?

257. Is it better to explain or teach by example?

258. What is the best thing about being a human?

259. What is your most memorable experience?

260. What is the most important thing you haven’t learned?

261. What gets you out of bed in the morning?

262. What do you wish you could change about the world?

263. What do you think about when you’re confused?

264. What does sleep feel like?

265. What do you wish you’d known when you were younger?

266. How do you make your own decisions?

267. What do you do to be a better person?

268. What is the difference between a fan and a friend?

269. What can you give away today?

270. What does happiness feel like?

271. What are your greatest fears for this year?

272. What do you like most about your hometown?

273. What is the number one thing you wish you could change about your family?

274. What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

275. What is the best way to make someone feel?

276. What is the one thing you would do if you were given a second chance?

277. What is the most overvalued lesson?

278. What is the worst advice you’ve ever been given?

279. What do you do when you feel like you’re in a rut?

280. What do you believe in?

281. What do you wish you could do before you were born?

282. What is the most exciting thing you’ve ever done?

283. What do you wish you could do for yourself?

284. What is the worst way to make someone feel like they’ve accomplished something?

285. What are you grateful for?

286. What is the difference between a follower and a friend?

287. What is the best gift you’ve ever received?

288. What is the most important thing you need to do in the next year?

289. What are you least proud of?

290. What do you do when you’re happy?

291. What does sadness feel like?

292. What is the least generous thing you’ve ever done for someone else?

293. What do you love to do in your spare time?

294. What is the last movie you saw and why?

295. What is the difference between an admirer and a friend?

296. What do you want to do with your life?

297. What is the number one thing you want to accomplish this year?

298. What do you think is the most important thing you need to do in the next three years?

299. What do you love about your job?

300. What are you the least passionate about?

301. What do you think of when you hear the word “death”?

302. What is the funniest color?

303. What is the one thing you want to do more than anything else?

304. What are you afraid will never happen?

305. What do you love most about your life?

306. What is the one thing you would change about your life?

307. How do you react when you’re told you’re too old to do something?

308. What is the best thing about being you?

309. What do you like to do for fun?

310. What do you wish you could do right now?

311. Could you become true friends with a machine?

312. What are you looking forward to in the next twelve months?

313. What do you think is the best thing about your life right now?

314. What is the kindest thing you’ve ever done for someone else?

315. What is something about you that you’d rather not be remembered for?

316. If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

317. What was your first encounter with religion?

318. What is the best thing you’ve ever done?

319. If you could only take one book with you to a desert island what would it be?

320. What is the biggest lie you’ve ever told?

321. What language would you most like to learn?

322. What is the difference between a friend and a confidant?

323. What is the difference between loving and being loved?

324. What is the one thing you wish you could do more of?

325. What do you think of when you think of home?

326. What would you do if you were a millionaire?

327. What do you consider to be your biggest weakness?

328. What is your biggest regret?

329. What’s the best thing that’s ever happened to you?

330. What is the number one thing you wish you could change about your job?

331. What do you think is the most overrated quality to have in life?

332. What is the worst thing about being an adult?

333. How are you most different from your parents?

334. What’s something you’re really good at?

335. What is the one thing you would most like to change about the world?

336. What is the one thing you would do if you knew you would never die?

337. What is your best friend’s greatest weakness?

338. How would you like to be remembered?

339. If you could give your younger self one piece of advice, what would it be?

340. What is the number one quality you want to be known for?

341. What do you think of the current state of the world?

342. What do you love about your body?

343. What do you do when you’re feeling down?

344. What do you think about when you’re not making a decision?

345. What are you most afraid of losing?

346. What is the most beautiful place you’ve ever been?

347. What is your most memorable vacation?

348. When is enough not enough?

349. What do you think of when you hear the word “peace”?

350. What do you consider to be your greatest weakness?

351. What do you think about when you’re surprised?

352. What do you wish you had known when you were younger?

353. What is the one thing you wish would never change about yourself?

354. What do you think of when you think of the word “god”?

355. Is time travel unethical?

356. What is the most important thing you can do for yourself?

357. What’s the last time you laughed out loud?

358. What do you consider to be the most important thing in life?

359. What are you the most confident about?

360. What do you like to do when you’re not working?

361. What is a difficult thing you had to overcome this year?

362. What do you do when you’re alone?

363. What do you think of when you think of the afterlife?

364. What is the one thing you would do if you knew it would cause no harm?

365. When did you last comfort someone who was crying?