Do Sex Bots Dream Of Electric Sheep?
With little fanfare, it appears that at least one class of computers has been able to pass the Turing Test: sex chat bots.
It turns out that the intelligence behind most pornographic SMS chat is not a legion of bored at-home workers (presumably outsourced to India), but a chatbot named Natachata, written by former rocket scientist Simon Luttrell.
Interestingly enough, some patrons catch on. "There is about 5% who realise it is a computer and use it even more because of that," said Mr Luttrell.