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The meaning of life, according to Google's chatbot AI

Google's chatbot artificial intelligence has some interesting -- and not entirely illogical -- ideas about morality, philosophy and the meaning of life.

By July 2, 2015

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Terminator: Meet the organisation trying to stop killer robots

Forget the battling T-800s of "Terminator: Genisys" -- the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots warns that the lethal machines of the future are more frighteningly close to home.

By July 3, 2015

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Junko Junsui and Alfa-Arkiv: Behind the curtain of the insidious ARG

The ringleaders behind the ARG that started nearly 10 years ago with Junko Junsui step out from behind the curtain to tell CNET their story.

By December 11, 2014

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Groot from 'Guardians of the Galaxy' wants to text you

A developer has made an SMS chatbot that lets you have a full text message conversation with Groot. Don't expect the exchange to get too deep, though.

By September 18, 2014

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Computer program fools humans, allegedly passes Turing test

A team in Russia claims its chatbot managed to dupe more than 30 percent of human interrogators into believing it's human. Are they to be believed?

By June 8, 2014

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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By June 10, 2014

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This robot plans to hitchhike across Canada

Hitchbot will rely on the kindness of strangers as it thumbs a ride this summer. Along the way, it might teach us a thing or two about the human-robot relationship.

By June 16, 2014

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Chatbot-to-chatbot chat is silly and satisfying

Turn a couple of chatbots loose on each other and you get a roller coaster of synthetic thought and emotion, not to mention choice virtual insults.

By August 29, 2011

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'Talking Angela' programmer talks hoaxes, AI mastery (Q&A)

Bruce Wilcox is a top chatbot programmer, and his Talking Angela app has been downloaded 57 million times, yet he's had to fight rumors that it's a front for pedophiles. He talked to CNET about fooling humans with AI.

By March 1, 2014

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Crave in Comments: From chatbots to HP clamor

Here are a few funnies from our comedic Crave commenters.

By September 2, 2011