John Denning

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Driving Diversity at Facebook

<i>By Maxine Williams, Global Director of Diversity</i><p>Today we are providing an update on our work since the initial announcement of Facebook’s diversity …

Is Cortana a dangerous step towards artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence is close to entering our everyday lives. It might not be the Skynet-style system that comes to mind when we think of AI, but …

IBM Watson's New Job: Making Robots Smarter

Alibaba-backed Softbank to add Watson's learning technology to empathetic robot.<p>Japanese mobile carrier Softbank said Tuesday it will incorporate artificial intelligence technology from IBM into its empathetic robot Pepper that goes on sale in Japan this month.<p>The AI engine "Watson" is already used …

Artificial Intelligence

Did Eugene Goostman really make the grade?

A chatbot, named Eugene Goostman and modelled to mimic a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy, is said to have passed the Turing test - making it the first …

인공 지능의 역사에서 이정표를 세운 튜링 시험 성공 - Eugene Goostman

<b>인공 지능의 역사에서 이정표를 세운 튜링 시험 성공</b><p>현대 컴퓨터 과학의 아버지인 앨런 튜링(Alan Turing)에 의해 설정된 인공 지능(artificial intelligence)의 역사적인 이정표가 달성되었다. 슈퍼컴퓨터인 유진 구스트만(Eugene …

The Life and Times of 'Eugene Goostman,' Who Passed the Turing Test

Eugene Goostman is a smart-ass teenager, living in Ukraine and currently conducting conversations with inquisitive souls around the world. There's …

PASSING A TURING TEST

CAN YOU outthink a 13-year-old Ukrainian kid? Or, more accurately, can you outthink an artificial intelligence, a chatbot, programmed to imitate him? …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists dispute whether computer 'Eugene Goostman' passed Turing test

A computer program named Eugene Goostman which imitates a Ukrainian teenager with a quirky sense of humour and a pet guinea pig has won an artificial intelligence competition at the Royal Society in London.<p>The program convinced 10 out of 30 judges at the nation's most prestigious scientific …

Turing test: this little Eugene Goostman was much brighter than I imagined

When Professor Kevin Warwick invited me to take part in last weekend's Turing test I was prepared to move heaven and Earth to get there.<p>My keen interest in this technology not only precedes my involvement in Red Dwarf but many ways it led to it.<p>In the mid-1980s I read a sentence written, if memory …

The Morning News Roundup for June 9, 2014

• “In 1919 John Middleton Murry was appointed editor of the London literary magazine <i>The Athenaeum</i>. Shortly afterward, in a rare case of felicitous nepotism, he hired his wife Katherine Mansfield to be its fiction reviewer … from her very first column she’s frank about the terrible ephemerality of …