The Academy Award-nominated film, The Imitation Game brought to light the contributions of Alan Turing in breaking the Enigma code during WWII. Throughout his career, he thought that maybe we could build a computer that could think like a human. But could even the best tech whizzes of today build a machine that could not only think but also converse like a human?
We talk to author Brian Christian, who researched that issue and even competed in a contest to prove he was human. Then we find out what it takes for chatbots to beat humans at their own games.
- Brian Christian, author of The Most Human Human: What talking with computers teaches us about what it means to be alive.