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Re: Turing test passed again and again treated as a prank.

Post by Bruce » Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:32 pm

The Turing test requires an intelligent, rational, unbiased human that is actively aware that he may or may not be interacting with an artificial intelligence.

Hell, we'll never find anyone qualified to administer the Turing Test, let alone accept the results of the test as legitimately passing or failing. :|
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Re: Turing test passed again and again treated as a prank.

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:35 pm

Bruce wrote:The Turing test requires an intelligent, rational, unbiased human that is actively aware that he may or may not be interacting with an artificial intelligence.

Hell, we'll never find anyone qualified to administer the Turing Test, let alone accept the results of the test as legitimately passing or failing. :|
Thus the impending civil rights protests. Law suits. Riots. And that's just the robots.

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Post by Bruce » Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:37 pm

My AI and your AI
Sitting by the fire[wall].
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I'm going to DDoS your server.
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Re: Turing test passed again and again treated as a prank.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:26 pm

It happened again, this time in Russia.

Russian AI chatbot found supporting Stalin and violence two weeks after launch
The Telegraph (UK)
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Users of the “Alice” assistant, an alternative to Siri or Google Assistant, have reported it responding positively to questions about domestic violence and saying that “enemies of the people” must be shot.

Yandex, Russia’s answer to Google, unveiled Alice earlier two weeks ago. It is designed to answer voice commands and questions with a human-like accuracy that its rivals are incapable of.

The difference between Alice and other assistants, apart from the ability to speak Russian, is that it is not limited to particular scenarios, giving it the freedom to engage in natural conversations.

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Post by Witness » Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:35 am

I find your discrimination against AIs very disturbing. Check your so-called privilege, meatware! :x

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Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:17 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:It happened again, this time in Russia.

Russian AI chatbot found supporting Stalin and violence two weeks after launch
The Telegraph (UK)
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Users of the “Alice” assistant, an alternative to Siri or Google Assistant, have reported it responding positively to questions about domestic violence and saying that “enemies of the people” must be shot.

Yandex, Russia’s answer to Google, unveiled Alice earlier two weeks ago. It is designed to answer voice commands and questions with a human-like accuracy that its rivals are incapable of.

The difference between Alice and other assistants, apart from the ability to speak Russian, is that it is not limited to particular scenarios, giving it the freedom to engage in natural conversations.

...
Just remember folks.

The Turing test is about passing for human, not being "rational" or "nice".
Nothing in the article says that the people interacting with "Alice" believed that they were talking to a human being. When I talk to Siri, I already know in advance that it is a "digital assistant" program, not an actual person.

Also, a true Turing test would be given in a formal setting, with a control (an actual human interlocutor) for comparison.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turing_test

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Post by Witness » Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:30 am

Feynman got pranked by students simulating an AI (via teletype, if memory serves well). :)

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Post by Bruce » Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:01 am

Witness wrote:I find your discrimination against AIs very disturbing. Check your so-called privilege, meatware! :x
The meatware needs a re-boot. :D
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Post by Witness » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:57 am

↑ Now, that's rude. :|

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:11 am

Thieved. :)
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:22 pm

It just keeps happening.

Amazon Alexa spouted conspiracy theory when asked about chemtrails
Mashable

Please note: This does not give any credence to conspiracy theories about chemtrails.

However, yapping about same is just the sort of thing a human would do. 8)
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:Please note: This does not give any credence to conspiracy theories about chemtrails.
Thank you, Abdul, thank you, I just had forgotten where I was logged in. :wink:

Abdul Alhazred wrote:However, yapping about same is just the sort of thing a human would do. 8)
That's the really depressing part: creating an intelligence exactly as dumb as we are. :(

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:51 pm

Siri passes the Turing test, and some idiot calls it a "glitch".

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/04 ... -bad-word/

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Post by Rob Lister » Mon May 07, 2018 3:22 pm

Speaking of Alexa, I recently bought one. It was my wife's request as she wanted one for our bedroom. I advised her about the privacy concerns and she just rolled her eyes at me. I give her credit for not defining that eyeroll.

It works well for what its worth. Alexa, play [some artist] and she'll do that. Alexa, play music like [some artist] and she'll do that too while explictly not playing [some artist]. Alexa, volume [level; 1-10] and she'll do that. Alexa, who is that and she'll tell you. She can make phone calls, turn on/off lights, work any other enabled smart device, buy you stuff from Amazon, etc, but all we use her for is music.

Worthy for $50.

If she's eavesdropping on my wife and I between commands she has a pretty dull existence.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed May 16, 2018 3:38 pm

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Post by Grammatron » Thu May 17, 2018 6:28 pm

The first sentence literally undermines the rest of this "comic's" point

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Post by Witness » Fri May 18, 2018 1:03 am

Non-verbal Turing test?


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Post by Grammatron » Fri May 18, 2018 6:33 pm

AI has become the most bullshit terms used on the internet

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri May 18, 2018 10:51 pm

It is interesting, but it is not AI.

Open up, it's Dave etc.
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Post by Witness » Sat May 19, 2018 3:27 am

Grammatron wrote:AI has become the most bullshit terms used on the internet
It was a buzzword from the start.