Prof. Scott Aaronson debunks chatbot that "passed Turing Test" (NPR)
12 June 2014
CSAIL researcher Scott Aaronson went on NPR this week to debunk the notion that a chatbot actually passed the Turing Test this past week.
He said that the chatbot, dubbed "Eugene Goostman", doesn't seem much more evolved than Eliza, the robo-therapist that MIT computer scientists created on a lark about 50 years ago.
For example, when Aaronson asked "Eugene" how many legs a camel has, he responded, "something between two and four. Maybe three. :)"
Read more at NPR News.