Or why James Cameron was wrong
A presentation by Michael Power
Turing V. Searle
The Turing Test (1950)
Computer fools human
interrogator into being
questions, thinks of an
The Chinese Room
speaker fools other
human into believing
prompts into English
No Machine today can pass the Turing test –
lacks Strong AI
− Strong AI – Artifical Intelligence that is equal to or greater
Even if we have Strong AI, can we prove the
computer really understands? (Chinese room
Bonus Question: How do we even know what
Strong AI looks like?
Strong AI in popular culture
Utopia that turns
Humanity is immediately suspicious of robots
equally or more intelligent than themselves
Strong AI could succeed in society – Robot
judges, psychiatrists, etc.
Is that what humanity wants?
No. It Isn't.
The Internet: Hope?
Neither Turing nor Searle could have expected
the influence of the World Wide Web
Could significantly change things for our
understanding of intelligence... (human and