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Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK

The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. Turing was chosen from thousands of names that were
Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK

The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. Turing was chosen from thousands of names that were

Voices in AI – Episode 81: A Conversation with Siraj Raval

About this Episode Episode 81 of Voices in AI features host Byron Reese and Siraj Raval discussing how teaching AI to the…
We’re thinking about the Turing Test all wrong

We’re thinking about the Turing Test all wrong

In 1950, five years before computer scientist John McCarthy would coin the term “artificial intelligence,” mathematician Alan Turing famously posited: Can machines think? To answer,…

A bot has been finding bugs and submitting patches for them, successfully masquerading as a human

Repairnator is a bot that identifies bugs in open source software integration and creates patches without human intervention, submitting them to the open source project's maintainers under an assumed
How the “Most Human Human” passed the Turing Test

How the “Most Human Human” passed the Turing Test

To prove he was human, author Brian Christian competed against some of the world’s most advanced artificial intelligence in an annual Turing Test competition. Christian…
The Turing test holds no value in assessing conversational AI

The Turing test holds no value in assessing conversational AI

GUEST: AI is becoming the new user interface. From self-driving cars and Amazon’s Alexa to robo-advisors and facial recognition locks, consumers are interacting with AI like never before. And this is
Google’s Duplex AI Demo Just Passed the Turing Test

Google’s Duplex AI Demo Just Passed the Turing Test

Google Duplex isn't just an impressive bit of technology -- it's arguably evidence that Google has passed the Turing test, at least in this specific instance. The post Google’s Duplex AI Demo Just

Voices in AI – Episode 41: A Conversation with Rand Hindi

In this episode, Byron and Rand discuss intelligence, AGI, consciousness and more. Byron Reese: This is “Voices in AI” brought to you…

Voices in AI – Episode 37: A Conversation with Mike Tamir

In this episode, Byron and Mike talk about AGI, Turing Test, machine learning, jobs, and Takt. Byron Reese: This is Voices in…

Voices in AI – Episode 36: A Conversation with Bill Mark

In this episode Byron and Bill talk about SRI International, aging, human productivity and more. Byron Reese: This is Voices in AI, brought…
AI at SXSW 2018: Of Hives, Ethics, Morals, and the Singularity

AI at SXSW 2018: Of Hives, Ethics, Morals, and the Singularity

AI has captured the attention of people far outside the technology space, and the implications of the technology are far reaching, changing industries, eliminating many human jobs, and changing the
Watch this nuanced analysis of sci-fi film Ex Machina

Watch this nuanced analysis of sci-fi film Ex Machina

Film critic Allison de Fren examines some of the complex issues raised in the 2015 Ex Machina. Her voiceover alone makes it worth it, but the insights about how women are depicted helped me get over

Voices in AI – Episode 25: A Conversation with Matt Grob

In this episode, Byron and Matt talk about thinking, the Turing test, creativity, Google Translate, job displacement, and education. Byron Reese: This is…

Voices in AI – Episode 24: A Conversation with Deep Varma

In this episode, Byron and Deep talk about the nervous system, AGI, the Turing Test, Watson, Alexa, security, and privacy. Byron Reese: This is…

Voices in AI – Episode 20: A Conversation with Marie des Jardins

In this episode, Byron and Marie talk about the Turing test, Watson, autonomous vehicles, and language processing. Byron Reese: This is Voices…