The joy of VR


In the 2015 sci-fi film Ex Machina, Nathan Bateman, CEO of tech giant Blue Book, asks computer programmer Caleb Smith to evaluate a humanoid robot named Ava, who is imbued with artificial intelligence. The twist is that this is a “full disclosure” Turing Test. As opposed to Turing’s classic format – in which the subject of the test is hidden – Caleb must judge whether Ava possesses genuine consciousness, with the full knowledge that she is an artificial construct.

I felt much the same as Caleb when I visited Noitom late last month and experienced PROJECT ALICE for the first time… (full post on AWN)


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