alan turing

computer chess

How Garry Kasparov Learned to Stop Worrying and Love AI

The first chess master to get pwned by an artificial intelligence isn’t worried about AI pwning humanity.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.2.17
AI

How to Share the Planet With Artificial Intelligence

It's time to prepare for the machinocene.
Huw Price
10.17.16
robots

Containing a Superintelligent AI Is Theoretically Impossible

The halting problem strikes again.
Jordan Pearson
7.8.16
history

Firing Squad Synchronization, Computer Science's Most Macabre-Sounding Problem

The question, first formulated in the 1950s, was essential to automata theory, which became the foundation of computer science.
Ben Richmond
7.14.15
Music

Dartmouth Is Holding a Turing Test Competition for Poetry, Prose, and Beats

See if your machines can match real writers, DJs, and poets.
Clinton Nguyen
6.29.15
Internet

Humans Are Pretending to Be Robots Pretending to Be Humans on Reddit

NAVIGATE CURSOR OVER DIGITAL TEXT TO ENGAGE IN CONTENT.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.23.15
Features

The Reverse Turing Test: Pretending to Be a Chatbot Is Harder Than You Think

Until I tried being a bot, I don’t think I gave my brain enough credit.
Uri Bram
6.23.15
Culture

Alan Turing’s Unseen Notebook Is Going to Auction

The rare manuscript contains notes on mathematical notation that hint towards the computer scientist’s interest in universal languages.
Victoria Turk
4.13.15
Nazis

This Is What a WWII-Era Codebreaking Machine Sounds Like

"The Imitation Game" is ​hitting all the right notes at the box office. But what did codebreaking during World War II era actually sound like?
Brian Anderson
1.30.15
Science

Alan Turing's Most Underrated Discovery Was Also Among His Greatest

One of Turing’s most fascinating intellectual achievements is his research into the mathematics governing patterns in the natural world.
Becky Ferreira
11.28.14
machines

Forget Turing, the Lovelace Test Has a Better Shot at Spotting AI

To pass the Lovelace Test a machine has to create something original, that it wasn't programmed to do.
Jordan Pearson
7.8.14