The ‘Black Box’ of Artificial Intelligence continues to elude and mystify programmers, yet these machines may one day soon become soothsayers and prognosticators. Just as the ancient Greeks sought answers from the mystical Oracle of Delphi, we may soon have to seek answers to many of science’s most difficult questionsContinue Reading

[A] curious article popped up this morning regarding a telephone conversation with a computer claiming to be human. Apparently, Time Magazine bureau chief Michael Scherer put this entity to a series of ‘tests’ to prove whether or not the caller was really a human female called ‘Samantha West’: After askingContinue Reading