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Thanks to Google, there's extra riches in store for the next winner of computing's "Nobel Prize." Today, the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) announced that Google has joined Intel in funding its prestigious Turing Award, upping the accompanying cash prize from $100,000 to $250,000. It's no coincidence that the …


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  1. A. Merkin

    And the Turing Test Winner Is...

    I betcha a spambot will be the first to pass the Turing test; perhaps a VOIP RoboMarketer in 2010. Look what progress the dirty rotten spammers have been making with intelligent networks and reading captchas lately...

  2. Colin Sharples

    Captain Cyborg Test

    How about a Captain Cyborg test for the first human to successfully pose as a computer? I nominate amanFromMars :-)

  3. David S


    You're assuming he's human...

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