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The Turing Test, Artificial Intelligence, and Intelligent Design

Artificial intelligence and intelligent design both refer to the idea of “intelligence.” Is there a deeper understanding of intelligence that can be culled from the Turing Test? Robert J. Marks discusses the Turing test, artificial intelligence, and intelligent design with Dr. George Montañez.

Show Notes

  • 00:33 | Introducing Dr. George Montañez, Iris and Howard Critchell Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Harvey Mudd College
  • 00:57 | What is the Turing test?
  • 02:13 | Artificial intelligence and intelligent design
  • 02:50 | Causal theory of intelligent design
  • 03:14 | Historical theory of intelligent design
  • 03:43 | Three flavors of intelligent design
  • 03:54 | Directed panspermia: Was life planted by aliens?
  • 04:25 | Elon Musk: Are we living in a simulation?
  • 04:44 | The Turing test, artificial intelligence, and intelligent design
  • 07:11 | Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)
  • 07:46 | Detecting Intelligence

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The Turing Test, Artificial Intelligence, and Intelligent Design