Let’s start this week with perhaps the most significant event of the week – a computer passes the Turing test. The Turing test is a simple and elegant way of judging the extent of artificial intelligence, and a computer passes this test when in conversations with humans it deceives them into thinking that they are talking to another human being.
Perhaps equally significant, in a first for a company a meaningful size, Tesla Motors which is a producer of electric cars has put all its patents in the public domain and is encouraging others to use their technology.
The ET has a good profile on Vishal Sikka – Infosys’s new CEO.
The Indian Express has a great profile on India’s superspy.
A hopeful news story in FE about secretaries being asked redundant acts and rules in their ministries.
WSJ on stock picking for the long – long haul.
The NYT on what causes weight gain.