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Should robots count in a minyan? Rabbi talks Turing test

A "Bot-Mitzvah" depicted on the TV show "Futurama." (Via Hulu)

NEW YORK (JTA) — Robots can hold a conversation, but should they count in a minyan? A chatbot at Britain’s University of Reading was heralded this week as passing the Turing test, showing a conversational ability that managed to fool people into thinking it was human. Using the fictional… Read more »