Turing test: Google wants to challenge AI with over 200 tasks

Alan Turing first proposed a test for machine intelligence in 1950, but now researchers at Google and their partners have created a suite of 204 tests to replace it, covering subjects such as mathematics, linguistics and chess


14 June 2022

There are far more sophisticated ways to assess the abilities of AI

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More than 400 AI researchers, including several from Google, have proposed an update to the famous Turing Test to allow us to rate the capabilities of AI technology.

AI language models have become surprisingly, and often shockingly good at conversing with humans in recent years due to ever larger scale: more computing power and vast sets of training data. A Google engineer was recently so impressed by one model that he declared – albeit to much scepticism – that it had …

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