[FoRK] moar change we can believe in!

Reese howell.r at inkworkswell.com
Wed Sep 16 13:13:19 PDT 2009


Lucas Gonze wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 12:57 PM, Reese <howell.r at inkworkswell.com> wrote:
>> Lucas Gonze wrote:
>>
>>> There's something along the lines of a Turing test here.  You can't
>>> know whether a person is who they say they are, in the same way that
>>> you can't definitively know whether a machine is intelligent.  The
>>> best you can do is probe it.
>>
>> To what end? To see whether it starts issuing ridiculous responses
>> or not? Got your domicile boobytrapped with nukes yet, Lucas? That
>> odd sensation you feel is probably your shoe on your other foot.
> 
> I don't get it.  Can you explain?

Yes.

Reese



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