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Investigators should be trying to find which one is human, not simply chatting with the computer. Too often people are simply connected to a chatbot and not told that it might be a computer until after the fact, no foil is involved, etc. The test is also often declared to be passed if even a single investigator fails.
You can even have a flatscreen connected to it, with a hinge so the user can adjust the angle. Then stick on a battery so it can be used for a while away from a wall socket, and you've got an innovative new product!~
In fact, it stopped happening about the time I uninstalled all plugins (flash, Java, etc). Probably not a coincidence. I use Chrome for the few things that need Flash, which is thankfully getting even rarer these days.
Civilization changed Christianity. That's why it's not the same as it was 500 years ago.
BULLSHIT. That's a simple "No True Scotsman" fallacy. It's a religion, they follow the religion. An extremist, homicidal version, but it's still Islam. Just like Anders Behring Breivik is Christian. Their versions of these religions are sick and twisted, but they're still Islam and Christianity, respectively. All it takes to be a member of a religion is to claim belief, and (for some) to go through an initiation ceremony (eg baptism).
The NSA has a summer program where academic mathematicians (professors) can go to work. Back in the late 90s, my father (a mathematician) participated. Of course, he had to get security clearance, so they know everything important about him.
He's now quite vocally against the NSA and their dragnet spying.
If they're not paying special attention to former employees, especially former employees who worked on the actual crypto math, and especially former employees who publicly voice their disagreement with the organization, well, the NSA would have to be utterly moronic.
It doesn't take evil to be a target.
EG plan a trip to a different city. Public transit from Hartford, CT to NYC, NY, takes two busses and a train. I should be able to go to google maps, plan the route as normal, click the "public transit" button (that exists), select one of the departure times, click "buy" and have it buy me bus and train tickets for that route. Instead, I have to track down the various means to purchase tickets on several different transit system's websites.