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Deepak Chopra: AI Will Never Rival the Deep Complexity of the Human Mind

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.02.2016 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Ask a computer that can detect a million shades of red which one is the nicest. It has nothing to say. "Nice" is outside its logic.

Am I Bot or Not?

Gregg Murray | Posted 03.07.2017 | Technology
Gregg Murray

Before IBM's Deep Blue made it cool, there was a chess-playing computer. In the late 18th century and into the 19th, it wowed incredulous audiences who couldn't tell, though many suspected, that a human was somehow behind it.

I Used An 'Anti-Turing Test' To Prove Facebook's A.I. Has A Human Helper

Arik Sosman | Posted 11.17.2016 | Technology
Arik Sosman

Facebook has recently launched a limited beta of its ground-breaking AI assistant called M. M's capabilities far exceed those of any competing AI. Facebook employee David Marcus explained that M is, in fact, human-aided. However, M itself wouldn't admit it, so I tried to expose that human element.

Can We Create An Artificial Brain?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.16.2015 | Home

Dr. Miguel Nicolelis is not the kind of person you’d expect to say that something is impossible. After all, he developed a brain-connected exoskelet...

Zombie Machines

George Zarkadakis | Posted 08.17.2016 | Technology
George Zarkadakis

Enter now the era of intelligent machines. Siri may not convince anyone yet to be really intelligent; but "she" and other AIs are evolving fast, and become better at using and understanding natural language.

Artificial Intelligence, the Hope or Illusion of the Future

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 06.21.2016 | Technology
Paul Mashegoane

The race has begun, every decade brought a ground breaking technological innovation, this decade is starting to unravel a mystery that men like Alan M. Turing spoke about in the 20th century, where machines will be more intelligent than humans, improving by themselves over time.

How Smart Can a Smart Machine Become?

George Zarkadakis | Posted 06.09.2016 | Technology
George Zarkadakis

To measure the intelligence of intelligent machines has been an obsession of computer scientists since the dawn of the computer era. The pioneering genius of Alan Turing has bequeathed us a test based on perception.

Our Mother the Machine

Dan Rockmore | Posted 05.13.2016 | Arts
Dan Rockmore

Machine-made consciousness remains one of the great challenges of modern science. "Ex Machina" makes us think about what that might mean.

Ghosts in the Testing Machine: Ex Machina and Education Reform

Sam Chaltain | Posted 05.04.2016 | Education
Sam Chaltain

What makes a mind come alive? And how will you know when it's happened? Two new films -- one about the death of the factory school, the other about the dawn of artificial intelligence -- attempt to answer this question from radically different vantage points.

An Interview With Jewish Artificial Intelligence, Eugene Goostman

Sam Johnson | Posted 08.24.2014 | Comedy
Sam Johnson

When I went to Eugene's website to test out his chops, Eugene asked me where I was from, and I replied "New York." He then -- implying that I was being self-involved -- asked if I wanted to know where he was from.

PODCAST: WWDC Recap and the Erdős–Bacon Number

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 06.19.2014 | Home

Each week, the HuffPost Code team meets to discuss tech news and interview special, technically-skilled guests for the Floating Points Podcast. ...

Turing's Bar: The Curious Case of 'Eugene Gosstman,' Part I.5

Bill DeSmedt | Posted 08.13.2014 | Technology
Bill DeSmedt

I'm no particular fan of the Turing Test, and certainly not of its current grandstanding instantiations in the Loebner Prize and others of its ilk.

This Week In Science: An Older Earth, a Turing Test, and Anxious Crayfish

World Science Festival | Posted 08.13.2014 | Science
World Science Festival

Some researchers said a computer chat program called Eugene Goostman may have been the first to pass the Turing Test after convincing a few human judges it was a 13 year old Ukranian boy... but other experts are skeptical.

Can Machines Think? The Curious Case of 'Eugene Goostman,' Part I

Bill DeSmedt | Posted 08.10.2014 | Technology
Bill DeSmedt

So, over this past weekend, a computer running a program that styles itself "Eugene Goostman" is said to have successfully passed the Turing Test. Did that really happen? And, if so, what does it even mean?

Bianca Bosker

Don't Believe The So-Called Turing Test Breakthrough | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.13.2014 | Technology

This past weekend, the University of Reading managed to convince the press that a chatbot had, for the first time ever, successfully passed the Turing...

'Eugene Goostman' Passes Iconic Turing Test

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2014 | Science

Alan Turing would have been proud. Or would he have been terrified? For the first time ever, a computer reportedly has passed the math genius's ico...

These Coders Say They Taught A Computer To Crack CAPTCHA

Reuters | Sharon Begley | Posted 12.27.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK, Oct 28 (Reuters) - A technology start-up said on Monday that it had come up with software that works like a human brain in one key way: it...

How Long Before Robots Can Think Like Us?

The Telegraph | Posted 10.21.2012 | Technology

This summer, a computer almost passed the Turing intelligence test. Dan Falk examines the narrowing gap between humans and machines....

Cara Santa Maria

Alan Turing: His Mind | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.10.2012 | Science

2012-07-09-Screenshot20120709at1.36.03PM.jpgThis year marks the 100th anniversary of mathematician and logician Alan Turing's birth.

Cara Santa Maria

What Is The Turing Test? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.05.2012 | Science

In honor of the 100th anniversary of mathematician and logician Alan Turing's birth, I was lucky enough to sit down with some of the most influential ...

Chatbot With Personality Of 13-Year-Old Boy Fools Human Judges | Posted 06.09.2014 | Technology

When you're messaged by one of those annoying Internet chatbots, you can usually tell right away that there's no one on the other side of the screen. ...

Is A Rat Smarter Than Google?

Posted 06.06.2012 | Science

By: Sean Captain, TechNewsDaily Managing Editor Published: 06/04/2012 11:47 AM EDT on TechNewsDaily A rat is smarter than Google. And that's no ...

New Generation of A.I. Robots Could Think Like Humans

Posted 04.13.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, InnovationNewsDaily Contributor Published: 04/12/2012 05:25 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Interest is now reviving in artif...