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Alan Turing by Christoper Brown

Are Twitter bots passing the Turing test?

At Echovo, we’re very interested in the evolution of software and how artificial intelligence is interacting with people (see here). We recently read the Washington Post article, “The curious case of ‘Nicole Mincey,’ the Trump fan who may actually be a bot.” Regardless of where you stand politically, it should get you thinking when the president of United States potentially mistakes a bot for a person. So the question we’re asking ourselves is, “Are Twitter bots passing the Turing test?”

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#Apollo11: How Hashtags Defy Gravity

Today, July 20, 2017, marks the 48th anniversary of Apollo 11the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the moon. The culmination of the Space Race envisioned by President John F. Kennedy, this feat inspired future generations across the globe to think very big.

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