Did Google Duplex just pass the Turing Test? - Lance Ulanoff - Medium
I think it was the first "Um. " That was the moment when I realized I was hearing something extraordinary: A computer carrying out a completely natural and very human-sounding conversation with a real person. And it wasn't just a random talk. This conversation had a purpose, a destination: to make an appointment at a hair salon.
The entity making the call and appointment was Google Assistant running Duplex, Google's still experimental AI voice system and the venue was Google I/O, Google's yearly developer conference, which this year focused heavily on the latest developments in AI, Machine- and Deep-Learning.Read Full Article