[LINK] Telstra - talking to a machine
Tue, 13 Nov 2001 21:04:19 +1100
David Chia <firstname.lastname@example.org.EDU.AU>
>,<quote> ... the doyen of classic
> AI, Marvin Minksy, is on record as
> describing [The Loebner Prize] as stupid, obnoxious
> and unproductive. ... <unquote>
Which is just what I think of the doyen of classic AI, Marvin Minsky.
The AI push has been a den of crooks for decades. At least the
alternative crooks that gave us the dot.com bubble had a little
originality about them.
Sorry, I said I'd shut up, didn't I?
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