Human-like artificial intelligence will become a reality



Ray Kurzweil : futurologist
By 2029, AI is exected to reach a major milestone as a computer passes the Turing Test for the first time. This test is conducted by a human judge who is made to engage in a natural language conversation with one human and one machine, each of which tries to appear human.


http://techland.time.com/2010/04/02/an-interview-with-ray-kurzweil/