Monday, December 22, 2008

Charles Platt's "The Gnirut Test" (short story, AI, humor, free)

Description of an event organized by AIs - to determine if at least some brain-enhanced humans could be "considered artificially intelligent for all practical purposes"!

Title is the name of the test administered - sort of a Turing Test from machine perspective.

Fact sheet.

First published: Robert Epstein (Ed)'s Parsing the Turing Test, Springer Science + Business Media, 2008. Reprinted in Flurb, #6 (Fall/Winter 2008).
Rating: A.
Download full text from Flurb. [via Rich Horton]
Related: AI stories.