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Milt's File

A file of links relating to Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg, a talk show on Chicago's WGN Radio.

Thursday, May 20, 2004

DIDN'T SOMEBODY SAY THAT AI WAS IMPOSSIBLE? Or doesn't it take artificial intelligence for a computer to grade essay exams? This New York Times story fascinates us but leaves us in a state of residual uncertainty. If the machine's judgements can't be discriminated from the teacher's judgements--then hasn't the machine passed the "Turing Test?" And doesn't that qualify it as an "intelligent being?"