The Turing Chess Test

The headline from a breaking story at Gizmodo is: “A Computer Program Has Passed the Turing Test For the First Time” (
I thought the test had been passed last century when the program for a computer, written by Feng-hsiung Hsu, had Garry Kasparov, the human world champion, singing the deep blues. (
Mr. Hsu is the Rodney Dangerfield of computer programing in that he is only mentioned in the Wiki article “Deep Blue versus Garry Kasparov” ( under “Further reading.” There one finds, “Hsu, Feng-hsiung (2002). Behind Deep Blue: Building the Computer that Defeated the World Chess Champion. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-09065-3.” This is a very good book.