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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI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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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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2014 budget funds graphene research and an Alan Turing Institute

Your taxes are to fund development of 'wonder material' graphene and a big data institute named after scientist and war hero Alan Turing.

By March 19, 2014

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Open Enigma Project: Build your own encryption machine

S&T Geotronics wants to give collectors and cryptographers a chance to re-create a piece of encryption history with a special kit for building an open-source Enigma machine.

By March 31, 2014

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Games get government tax break in UK

Video games set or developed in the UK could qualify for tax relief if they meet a "Britishness test". More tea, Master Chief?

By March 28, 2014

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Android Wear, Project Morpheus and UK Chromecast in podcast 381

Sony has unveiled its latest add-on for the PS4, Project Morpheus, while Google has made waves with a new wearable OS and the UK release of the Chromecast.

By March 21, 2014

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Bot or not? Try to tell a human poet from a computer

The Bot or Not Web site, called a "Turing test for poetry," lets users guess whether poems have been penned by a human or an algorithm. It's not always easy.

By March 10, 2014

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First look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game'

Following news of the royal pardon for WWII code breaker and computer scientist Alan Turing for his "crime" in the '50s of being a homosexual, "The Imitation Game" reveals its first official image from the film.

By December 27, 2013

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Alan Turing gets royal pardon on homosexuality 'crime'

The codebreaker and computer pioneer was convicted in 1952, which resulted in him losing security clearance and he was given the choice of jail or chemical castration. A 2013 pardon is merely posturing.

By December 24, 2013

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Code-breaker Alan Turing to be pardoned (finally)

Vilified by the British government for his homosexuality -- a fact that many say led to his suicide -- the famous mathematician and Enigma code-breaker is now likely to receive a posthumous pardon.

By July 20, 2013