Joanne Pransky

Joanne's Articles

Judgment Day for AI: Inside the Loebner Prize
April 2017
Hugh Gene Loebner, PhD, a philanthropist, inventor, and entrepreneur, made Alan Turing’s ideas a reality when he sponsored the first Loebner Prize — billed as the ‘first Turing Test’ — in 1991. Hear from one of the judges what it’s really like to be a part of the contest.

Human-Robot Boundaries in Ex Machina
Column: Appetizer
January 2016
As the first robotic psychiatrist, Dr. Pransky shares her thoughts on the recent blockbuster, Ex Machina.

The Movie ‘her’
April 2014
The movie 'her' (and yes, they purposefully use a lower case h) brilliantly tells the not-too-futuristic story of a biological male who falls headphones over buffering wheels in love with an artificial intelligent (AI) operating system.