Tag: computers

Cuddling For Strangers: Is Cuddlr a Realistic App in Today’s World?

A new app recently started getting attention as the “Tinder for cuddling”; the platonic meet-up app of the location-based social app world.   Cuddlr was essentially created as a pressure-free way for people to find others in their vicinity who were interested in connecting but solely platonically. It sought to be a tool users could… Read More

For The First Time, Computer Bot Passes Turing Test…Or Does It?

“I propose to consider the question, ‘Can machines think?’” With this rousing opening line, Alan Turing began his seminal 1950 paper on “Computing Machinery and Intelligence” and ushered in a futurist paradise (or nightmare, depending on your outlook) where the line between humans and their mechanical creations is rendered ever more blurred by the bounding… Read More