The April Fool Turing Test

Jerker Westin and colleagues at the Department of Culture, Media and Computer Science, Högskolan Dalarna, Borlänge, Sweden, have, between them, developed a new variant of the now-famous Turing Test – which was the first experimental procedure devised to try to determine whether an Artificial Intelligence (AI) machine can, in fact, “think”. The new version of […]

The Turing Test and “Bill O’Reilly”

This video clip has been much in the news recently. We believe that people have misinterpreted its nature. Is the “man” speaking here really a thinking human being named Bill O’Reilly?  Or is the “man” really a computer artfully built to look and sound like a “thinking” human? Behold the latest entry in the Turing […]