Can Benedict Cumberbatch's Imitation Game fool a computer?



The man more commonly known as Bootyslap Bramblepatch set the internet alight with his quickfire impressions of Alan Rickman, Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson and Taylor Swift during an interview with MTV.

But software company Wolfram Research, the founder of whom created the Wolfram language which runs recently launched Mathematica software, wanted to see if his impressions could fool a computer.

Wolfram technologies has helped scientist model outbreaks like Ebola, and engineers model construction machinery, chemical battery and bio-chemical systems for industry.

Watch the impressions here and then take a look to see how Benedict Cumberbatch did against the algorithms...