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Good Bot, Bad Bot | Part VI: The quest to build machines like us

Endless Thread visited Google's AI offices, where researchers are using an advanced language model to help this robot understand humans. (Courtesy of Google and Everyday Robots)

Can machines think? That question prompted British mathematician Alan Turing to invent one of the most influential experiments in artificial intelligence. The imitation game, or Turing test as it’s called today, challenged a machine to imitate a human indistinguishably in a text-only conversation. Any machine to successfully fool its human …

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