WWTS (WHAT WOULD TURING SAY?)
By Doug Lenat
Turing’s Imitation Game was a brilliant early proposed test of machine intelligence — one that is still compelling today, despite the fact that in the hindsight of all that we’ve learned in the intervening 65 years we can see the flaws in his original test. And our field needs a good “Is it AI yet?” test more than ever today, with so many of us spending our research time looking under the “shallow processing of big data” lamppost. If Turing were alive today, what sort of test might he propose?