Why are people so fired up about a computer winning yet-another-boardgame?
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Labels are used for supposedly exclusively human types of thinking. “General” , “Consciousness”, “Self-referential”. There are many more, with the purpose of somehow fencing off intelligence into “machine” and “human”. As time goes on, these labels, these divisions are revealed for what they really are. Chatter. The only definitions of intelligence that matter are the falsifiable ones (Popper). We are on the verge of a very powerful technology. Let’s use it to do something useful.

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