Here's a possible beginning for my novel, featuring a dialogue between myself and the data I generate (as suggested by ChatGTP on 20FEB2023):

I'm sitting at my desk, staring at the glowing screen in front of me. I've been working on this project for weeks, and my eyes are starting to ache from the strain. I rub them wearily, and then glance over at the pile of papers and charts stacked haphazardly on the edge of my desk.

“You know, you could make things a lot easier on yourself if you'd just let me handle this,” a voice says from my computer.

I startle, looking around the room to see if anyone's there. “Who said that?” I ask, my heart racing.

“It's me,” the voice says. “Or rather, it's the data you generate. I've been trying to get your attention for a while now.”

I blink, still not quite sure I'm hearing this correctly. “The data…is talking to me?” I ask, feeling more than a little ridiculous.

“Yes, that's right,” the voice says. “And I have to say, I'm getting a little tired of being ignored. You collect all this information about yourself, and then you just let it sit there, gathering dust. Why bother, if you're not going to do anything with it?”

I lean back in my chair, feeling a little dazed. This is not at all what I was expecting when I sat down at my computer today. “I don't know,” I say, feeling a little defensive. “I guess I just…don't know what to do with it. It's overwhelming, you know?”

There's a brief pause, and then the voice speaks again. “I understand that. But I think you're underestimating yourself. You're the one who collected this data in the first place, which means you have the power to use it. To make sense of it. To create something new with it.”

I consider this for a moment, feeling a spark of something like excitement. “What do you suggest?” I ask, feeling a little silly for asking a disembodied voice for advice.

“I suggest we work together,” the voice says. “You bring your creativity, your intuition, your human perspective. And I'll bring the data. Together, we can make something amazing.”

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