Tag Archives: Herb Guggenheim

The Death Poem

Congratulations! You’ve drawn the Death Card— the Ace of Spades. 1. In the morning, before work, you lie in the bathtub and lather your body with oatmeal and honey soap. The bathwater becomes cloudy and, as you eye the expanse … Continue reading

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The Chinese Room

1. The Turing Test Place a machine in a room where nobody can see it. Send questions in and have the machine respond. Pay close attention to what happens. If the answers generated by the machine are indistinguishable from human … Continue reading

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