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Chatbot passes Turing Test? Some aren't so sure

Grant Gross | June 10, 2014
A computer-powered chatbot that supposedly passed the Turing Test for artificial intelligence may not be all it's cracked up to be.

IDG: It appears I'm doing a good job tricking you. No?

Goostman: Yeah, it's lovely day!

IDG: What makes it lovely?

Goostman: ... wait

IDG: What am I waiting for?

Goostman: Could you formulate your question in more precious way? Could you tell me what are you? I mean your profession.

IDG: I'm a technology journalist.

Goostman: Journalist is not so bad profession — especially for inquisitive people.

 

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