Crouching Tiger, Hidden Robot, January 20th, 2006
The 2005 Fourth British Computer Society's Annual Prize for Progress towards Machine Intelligence sponsored by Electrolux has been won by IFOMIND.
Runners up include Rollo Carpenter's entry - a chatty personality, George. Imagine "your toaster embarking on a comic debate on the nature of toast, or your fridge imitating the way that your partner asks for a beer!".
Full article: http://www.physorg.com/news10070.html