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Eugene: A computer program that can write like a 13 years old

I'm not sure if this is good news or rather bad news, but it's important. A software designed to mime the human thinking managed to trick a team of scientists at the University of Reading into believing that it is a 14 year old child named Eugene Goostman. By achieving this, the software became the first computer program to pass the Turing Test, a test designed to evaluate a machine's ability to simulate human behaviour. In order to pass the...