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Bloxy's Bloxy's at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 21 07:02:23 EST 1999


In article <36d0dc34.875869 at news.demon.co.uk>, malcolm at pigsty.demon.co.uk (Malcolm McMahon) wrote:
>On Sun, 21 Feb 1999 03:18:10 GMT, Bloxy's at hotmail.com (Bloxy's) wrote:
>
>>>There still is that cunning trick.  Image processing programs DO process
>>>images; database programs DO process data; at SOME level, Big Blue DOES play
>>>chase, & a very fine game indeed (sorry, Gary).
>>>
>>>Better give a name to what machines can do, than pretend they can do nothing.
>>
>>My humble seaker of THAT WHICH IS,
>>the truth.
>>
>>Please don't engage in substitutions of this grade.
>>There has never been an assertion that machine
>>can do nothing. Can you please find a reference to
>>where it has been stated.
>>
>
>What we've actually seen is the phylosophers move the goalposts of
>"Intelligence" each time AI advanced. Playing chess used to be regarded
>as an excellent test of intelligence until computers starting to beat
>people at it. The Turing Test started to look a little shakey when Eliza
>came along and had to be tightened up.

Hey, a little progress here.
"Intelligence".
But, that is not sufficient.
All this jazz is not intelligence, even in parens.




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