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Submission + - Elbot almost passes turing test (

Knasterhuis writes: Elbot, an AI chat bot, is rewarded with the Loebner prize in artificial intelligence. Elbot passed more or less passed a Turing test in the annual contest at the University of Reading (UK). Elbot's programmer, Fred Roberts won bronze, this year's first prize. No bot was 'intelligent' enough to receive silver and gold.

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