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I am a person, but my identity is unknown. Who am I?


I am interested in an object that was first created in 1936.

I am known across the web.

I am unknown to people who try and track me down.

I smile when you look at me.

I cause protesting, trouble and more things.


Who am I?


By Kane Chauhan.


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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to Puzzling! This sounds like trivia instead of a riddle - pure trivia is off-topic here. Also, the computer-puzzle tag is for puzzles that require computers, usually for file manipulation. Please check the tag wikis before you use them. $\endgroup$ – Deusovi Jul 9 '16 at 6:01
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You're probably a

Turing machine.

Hence the computer tag.

I am interested in an object that was first created in 1936

You were created in 1936.

I am known across the web

Also true.

I am unknown to people who try and track me down

An actual, pure Turing machine doesn't exist.

I smile when you look at me

In many pictures you'll see the tape configuration would look like a smile.

I cause protesting, trouble and more thing's

At turing test competitions, there can be conflict because of different interpretations among other problems. For example, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loebner_Prize#Critisms

For the puzzle title, it makes sense because

The inventor, Alan Turing is the person after which you are named, but yet you don't truly exist.

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I think of

Anonymous

I am interested in an object that was first created in 1936.

the computer. The first one (Z1 by Konrad Zuse) was created in 1936.

I smile when you look at me.

Reference to the mask that represents them

The rest seems obvious to me.

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