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Why Nuance is pushing for a new type of Turing test

There’s a growing school of thought that it might be a good idea to rethink the Turing test as it has traditionally been practiced — that is, by building bots that try to converse with people and pass themselves off as human — and instead focus on something more aligned with actual machine intelligence. 721 more words

The Innovators: Walter Isaacson

Karl Marx: “Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please…but under circumstances existing already, given and transmitted from the past.” 298 more words

Artistic Surprise is Key to Next-Gen Lovelace Test

First there was the Turing Test, then the Lovelace Test. Now there’s Lovelace 2.0, an intelligence test for the next generation. While the focus of Turing’s methodology was all about the fake out, this test requires a computer program to gaze into its own navel and come up with something unexpected. 227 more words


Passing the Turing Test

I don’t know when I first learned of ELIZA the primitive chatterbot written by Joseph Weizenbaum back in the 60s. I’ve known about her specifically in her manifestation as DOCTOR, the psychoanalyst computer, for as long as I can remember. 607 more words

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Alan Turing - 23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) was a British mathematician, logician,cryptanalyst, philosopher, pioneering computer scientist… 23 more words

Building a Better Robot for the Week Ending November 2, 2014

Building a Better Robot is intended to be a high level summary of robotics related news from the previous week.

10/30/14 – AI researchers say Elon Musk’s fears ‘not completely crazy’ 566 more words


Arrival of Artificial Intelligence (AI)... two major authors announce the implications are upon us, even if HAL isn't.

Anyone who has seen the classic film, Space Odyssy 2001, made by master film maker Kubrick, remembers when the machine, named “HAL”, kills a human. (spoiler alert: the movie, made in the heyday of 1960s space exploration was much less about space than it was about advancing computers). 138 more words