Machine will pass the Turing test by 2020



Gordon Bell : computer engineer
"Practicalities aside, Gordon Bell says that while we will have a machine that passes the Turing test by 2020, he does not believe in the "singularity" - the point at which machines improve themselves through artificial super-intelligence."


http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2009/05/features/whats-next-the-future-from-2009-to-249?page=all