Artificial intelligence came a step closer this weekend when a computer came within five percent of passing the Turing Test, which the computer passes if people cannot tell between the computer and a human.
The winning conversation [newstechnica.com] was with competitor LOLBOT:
"U R SO GAY LOLOLOLOL"
"Do you talk like this to everyone?"
"Sod this, I'm off for a pint."
"IT'S OVER 9000!!" ...
The human tester said he couldn't believe a computer could be so mind-numbingly stupid.
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