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20 Questions

20 Questions

An online game (20Q.net) where users log onto the website and play against an artificial intelligence (A.I.) foe. Players think of an animal, vegetable, mineral, or other object and 20Q guesses what the player is thinking in twenty questions or less. And, the more people play, the more the game “learns.” 20Q.net gets 50,000,000 impressions per month and played its 44,000,000th game in September 2006! Can be played in about 22 different languages!

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Jones Jennifer
Jones Jennifer (Faculty)
5 years ago

This would be a fun warm up exercise but it doesn’t really teach any content or explore it further. It is not a teaching aid per se but it could engage students and make them interested in understanding  “how it works” thus generating dialogue and learning opportunities. Simple to use.