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Rethinking The Turing Test
Oversimplified competitions encourage computer programs that are snarky rather than intelligent--but it doesn't have to be that way.
How It Works: A Flexible, Pneumatic Robot Snake
One ingredient: baby powder
New IBM Patent For Identifying You By The Way You Click Around On Websites
Noticing the little things—that's the way to win a person's heart, I always say.
An Essay-Writing Machine Made To Fool Other Machines
An inverse Turing test?
An Algorithm That Recognizes Faces Better Than People Can
I, for one, welcome… etc. etc.
Creating Real-Time, Continent-Wide Forecasts Of Bird Migrations
BirdCast would unite big data with ornithology.
Software Accurately Predicts Books’ Popularity By Analyzing Their Sentences
"I'll never agree! That's worse than being a slave in prison," Ella glared as she went out the door.
How Far Can You Damage A QR Code Before It’s Unreadable?
One engineer tried 31 types of distortions.
How Computer Analysis Uncovered J. K. Rowling’s Secret Novel
Or, how your four-grams may be undermining your anonymous erotica-writing career
Nerd Stereotype Might Drive Women Away From Computer Science
Psychologists at University of Washington reveal the impact of stereotypes on women's interest in computer science.