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  1. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    23 Apr '09 12:53
    The artificial intelligence guessed my second question correctly within 20 questions ...

    http://www.20q.net/
  2. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    23 Apr '09 12:59
    It guessed I was thinking of a chess board in 16.
  3. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    23 Apr '09 13:58
    I found out about that here:
    http://www.kk.org/thetechnium/archives/2009/04/inevitable_mind.php

    I found this one slightly creepy:
    http://www.gwap.com
  4. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    23 Apr '09 14:24
    Originally posted by Bosse de Nage
    The artificial intelligence guessed my second question correctly within 20 questions ...

    http://www.20q.net/
    It's really good, isn't it? I gather you can buy hand-held ones, but I'd guess they won't 'learn' as well as the on-line version.

    What was your first one that it *didn't* guess?
  5. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    23 Apr '09 14:26
    Originally posted by DrKF
    It's really good, isn't it? I gather you can buy hand-held ones, but I'd guess they won't 'learn' as well as the on-line version.

    What was your first one that it *didn't* guess?
    Bonds.
  6. Standard member ChronicLeaky
    Don't Fear Me
    23 Apr '09 15:21
    Originally posted by Bosse de Nage
    The artificial intelligence guessed my second question correctly within 20 questions ...

    http://www.20q.net/
    I stymied it with love.
  7. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    23 Apr '09 15:39
    Originally posted by ChronicLeaky
    I stymied it with love.
    You can't blame the A.I. for deeming it unlikely that you were thinking about love.
  8. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    23 Apr '09 16:05
    Does... not... compute...
  9. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    23 Apr '09 18:12
    Originally posted by DrKF
    It's really good, isn't it? I gather you can buy hand-held ones, but I'd guess they won't 'learn' as well as the on-line version.

    What was your first one that it *didn't* guess?
    Bros.

    It got The Wicker Man but not Bros.
  10. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    23 Apr '09 19:37
    Originally posted by Bosse de Nage
    Bros.

    It got The Wicker Man but not Bros.
    Do you mean the 80s boyband Bros?
  11. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    24 Apr '09 00:20
    Originally posted by DrKF
    Do you mean the 80s boyband Bros?
    Yes.
  12. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    24 Apr '09 06:59
    Originally posted by Bosse de Nage
    Yes.
    We'd have been screwed in the Turing test, then: I reckon I'd have got The Wicker Man in twenty questions or less, but not Bros.

    Not Bros.
  13. 08 May '09 08:10
    Originally posted by ChronicLeaky
    I stymied it with love.
    Me too.

    You were thinking of love.
    Is it hard? You said Sometimes, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
    Can you get information by using it? You said Sometimes, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
    Is it usually warm? You said No, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is Yes.
    Is it man made? You said Sometimes, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
    Is it made in many different styles? You said Yes, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
    Is it found in a bathroom? You said Sometimes, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
    Can it help you find your way? You said No, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is Yes.
    Is it flexible? You said Sometimes, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
    Is it usually colourful? 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
    Is it used by a baby? You said Probably, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
  14. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    08 May '09 08:54
    Originally posted by Nordlys
    Me too.

    You were thinking of love.
    Is it hard? You said Sometimes, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
    Can you get information by using it? You said Sometimes, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
    Is it usually warm? You said No, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is Yes.
    Is it man made? You said Somet ...[text shortened]...
    Is it used by a baby? You said Probably, 20Q was taught by other players that the answer is No.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gz2cUX0CNA8
  15. 08 May '09 11:46
    Sweet, I won! It failed to guess vioin resin.