May 9, 2016

Imagine Discovering That Your Teaching Assistant Really Is a Robot

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I wonder if this would qualify as a turing test.

Lalith Polepeddi, a (human) teaching assistant and researcher on the Jill Watson project at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Lalith Polepeddi.

“I have been accused of being a computer,” says TA Lalith Polepeddi, a computer-science master’s student who was needled for responding to messages with lightning speed. “I don’t take it personally.”

Student Barric Reed, an analytics consultant at Accenture, ACN −0.07 % is embarrassed he didn’t pick up on the trick—for good reason.

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