Big Day Today – A Computer Has Passed The Turing Test (For The First Time)

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For the first time a computer has passed the Turing Test.

Here is a detailed news article with names and dates on Gizmodo.

This is big news indeed. Those who studied theoretical Computer Science would have heard of the Turing Test, a procedure designed to distinguish whether an entity is a human being or a mere machine with formidable artificial intelligence.  The concept was first proposed by Alan Turing, one of the founders of computer science. (more…)