[ExI] The digital nature of brains

jameschoate at austin.rr.com jameschoate at austin.rr.com
Thu Feb 4 10:25:00 UTC 2010

No it does not. It is test which asks if a human being can tell the difference through a remote communications channel between a machine and a human.

It says absolutely nothing about intelligence, thinking, or anything like that with regard to machines. These sorts of claims demonstrate that the claimant has an inverted understanding of the issue. The Turing Test has one, and only one outcome...to measure the limits of human ability.

---- Ben Zaiboc <bbenzai at yahoo.com> wrote: 

> The Turing test was designed to answer the question "can machines think?".

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