Chinese find a BFF in Microsoft chatbot
SHE is known as Xiaoice, and millions of young Chinese exchange messages with her on their smartphones every day, drawn to her knowing sense of humour and listening skills. People turn to her when they have a broken heart, lose a job or feel down.
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The “Terasem” group wants to help transform you into an AI
Which is a bit reassuring, given that the group has managed to create a chatbot with an odd fixation on the Terminator films. At least if the chatbot manages to somehow gain sentience, it probably won't have the tech to create advanced weapons right at …
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Software Is Smart Enough for SAT, but Still Far From Intelligent
The argument came to a head in June 2014, when a British computer scientist claimed that a program — a chatbot disguised as a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy named Eugene Goostman — created by Russian and Ukrainian programmers passed the Turing test.
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