Posts tagged ‘jeopardy’

March 3rd, 2011

Watson Doesn’t Know He Won Jeopardy

by Max Andrews

UC Berkeley Professor of Philosophy John Searle chimed in on Jeopardy’s recent episode where a computer competed against the show’s two winningest contestants. ¬†Searle illustrates his objection to AI claims with his famous Chinese Room thought experiment. ¬†His insight is interesting and, I believe, true when it comes to artificial intelligence (never mind the lack of an immaterial mind, that’s beside the point).

See the Wall Street Journal Wednesday Feb. 23, 2011 article.