Is It Time For Us To Disregard The Turing Test?
“Can machines think?” This is the question that Alan Turing, perhaps the first true computer scientist, posed to us almost 65 years ago and one that we’re still grappling with today as digital machines become (or rather, are made) more and more human. But the question itself raises many more questions. Which machines do we consider? Certainly I don’t need to worry about the thoughts of my microwave or my car, right? And what even is thought? I’ve spent hours at the DMV or on Twitter...