2008 Loebner Prize

The well known Loebner Turing Test Prize contest for artificial intelligence is waiting for the selection of a winner as it wrapped up its 2008 contest with six finalists for the preliminary phase: Elbot [Fred Roberts], Eugene Goostman [Vladimir Veselov], Brother Jerome [Peter Cole & Benji Adams], Jabberwacky [Rollo Carpenter], Alice [Richard Wallace], and Ultra […]

2 3 Universal Turing Machine proof

The 2 3 Turing Machine proof challenge from Wolfram has been proven! The simplest possible universal Turing Machine may now advance. thanks to Alex Smith, a 20-year-old undergraduate from Birmingham, UK, who produced a 40-page proof. There is still some controversy and time awaits the peer review, but..