If we don’t become the masters of our future, we’ll be doomed to the salt mines of 2060

13 October 2019 - 00:00

Conscious machines are coming. Go, an ancient Chinese board game, was the last of the games to fall when the computer program AlphaGo mopped the floor with the world’s top player, Lee Sedol. The complexity of Go makes chess look like draughts.

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