Long Now Foundation | How hard should the Turing test be?
July 29, 2014
Source: Long Now Foundation — July 29, 2014 | Austin Brown
Ray Kurzweil, who popularized the Turing test in his books, countered that reverse-engineering of the human brain will allow computer programs that can think like a human, and that research is accelerating.
The Turing test passed by Eugene Goostman in not the same Turing test proposed by Kapor and Kurzweil. Kurzweil found Eugene Goostman to be lacking, posting a transcript.
Kurzweil has not conceded the bet and expects a long period of dubious claims that computers have passed Turing’s test. Eugene Goostman may not indicate human-level intelligence to Kurzweil or many others. [...]
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