Supercomputer Fails to Impress John Humphrys Despite Having Passed Turing Test

June 12, 2014 12:27 PM

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Supercomputer Fails to Impress John Humphrys Despite Having Passed Turing Test

The supercomputer that passed the Turing Test by fooling a third of judges in a panel by convincing them that they talked to a 13-year-old boy has been grilled by the BBC presenter John Humphrys. The veteran interviewer was not at all satisfied by the way the supercomputer responded to his questions. It was really strange to know that 'Eugene Goostman' failed to impress Humphrys as it created headlines for becoming the first machine to pass the Turing Test earlier this week.

The BBC presenter asked the supercomputer questions on topics, including his hobbies, appearance and the crisis in Ukraine. But, the computer was not able to understand question correctly and repeated answers.

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