Fake Victory for Artificial Intelligence

A Russian-developed computer program passed the Turing test, deceiving judges into thinking it was human. I tried it and got laughably un-humanlike results.
Robots still can't think like us.

The U.K.'s University of Reading announced, with great pomp, "a milestone in computing history": A computer has for the first time passed a correctly staged Turing test, deceiving judges into thinking they were chatting with a human. Computers are not taking over the world anytime soon, however: The victorious chatbot is almost as primitive as similar ones I tested 15 years ago.

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