Turingtest

11.20.14
Revamped Turing test expects computers to show imagination
11.20.14

Revamped Turing test expects computers to show imagination

In June, the developers of a Russian chatbot posing as a 13-year-old boy from Ukraine claimed it h...

By M. Moon,   11.20.14
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06.08.14
Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)
06.08.14

Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)

After 64 long years, it looks like a machine has finally passed the Turing test for artificial int...

By J. Fingas,   06.08.14
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09.27.12
Bots 'out-human' humans in competition
09.27.12

Bots 'out-human' humans in competition

Who's a bot and who is not? Careful with your guess; you might just have it backwards! Alan Turin...

By MJ Guthrie,   09.27.12
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06.23.12
Google's Turing doodle celebrates his genius, reminds us how dumb we are (video)
06.23.12

Google's Turing doodle celebrates his genius, reminds us how dumb we are (video)

This week sees many corners of the globe celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Tu...

By J. Trew,   06.23.12
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06.22.12
Remembering Alan Turing at 100
06.22.12

Remembering Alan Turing at 100

Alan Turing would have turned 100 this week, an event that would have, no doubt, been greeted with...

By B. Heater,   06.22.12
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05.11.12
IBM celebrates the 15th anniversary of Deep Blue beating Garry Kasparov (video)
05.11.12

IBM celebrates the 15th anniversary of Deep Blue beating Garry Kasparov (video)

It's been 15 years since IBM's Deep Blue recorded its famous May 11th 1997 victory over world cham...

By D. Cooper,   05.11.12
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03.30.12
Google reCAPTCHAs now featuring Street View addresses, 221b Baker St. to get even more famous
03.30.12

Google reCAPTCHAs now featuring Street View addresses, 221b Baker St. to get even more famous

If you've enjoyed decrypting the often frustratingly skewed (and occasionally humorously juxtaposed...

By T. Stevens,   03.30.12
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10.19.08
A closer look at Elbot's Turing test conversation
10.19.08

A closer look at Elbot's Turing test conversation

Earlier this week, Elbot made a fairly impressive showing (comparatively speaking, at least) when f...

By D. Murph,   10.19.08
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10.13.08
New round of Turing test fails to crown a winner
10.13.08

New round of Turing test fails to crown a winner

While some folks are considering taking the Turing test one step further and applying it to militar...

By D. Melanson,   10.13.08
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