> Alex Trebek: This tool can unclog a toilet. > Watson: What is a plunger?
Telmo Menezes: look Watson, I have a problem. My wife is mad at me and I don't know why. I suspect it's because I didn't buy her flowers for Valentine's, but she keeps telling me that she doesn't want them. Can you give me some advice? Also, how does it feel to be you? It must be so weird to not have a body. Am I offending you? Watson: [exercise left to the reader] >> > Can Watson figure out how to unclog a toilet? > > > Watson can't unclog a toilet and neither can Stephen Hawking because both > lack usable hands. But Stephen Hawking can look at someone doing it and eventually figure it out, and then instruct me to do exactly what he says and unclog the toilet. Can Watson do that? I'm not arguing that we cannot build machines that pass these tests, but Watson is far, far, far from it. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.