It was done before his book was released and gives a succinct summary of the book. It’s short.
If you are going to get a computer to achieve anything like understanding in some subject area, it needs a lot of knowledge.
The event at which I moderated the discussion about Ray Kurzweil’s book was the 1998 George Gilder Telecosm conference.
This is pathetic, and this is what is supposed to lay waste and supersede human intelligence?
The ELIZA program, acting as a Rogerian therapist, simply mirrors back to the human what the human says.