On a stage in San Francisco, IBM’s Project Debater spoke, listened and rebutted a human’s arguments in what was described as a groundbreaking display of artificial intelligence.

 

The machine drew from a library of “hundreds of millions” of documents – mostly newspaper articles and academic journals – to form its responses to a topic it was not prepared for beforehand.

Source: IBM’s machine argues, pretty convincingly, with humans – BBC News

Wow, pretty amazing and scary at the same time!