Imagine If We Didn’t Fear the Machines of Our Own Making

When we pit ourselves against machines, the game can only end in tears. It is in our gift to imagine another way.

Aeon Magazine
Nov 15, 2018 · 16 min read
Asterion the Minotaur prowls the streets of Toulouse in the show ‘Le Gardien du Temple’ by La Machine street theatre company, France on 4 November 2018. Photo: Alain Pitton/NurPhoto via Getty Images

By John Cornwell

The game of Go, which has a 3,000-year history in China, is played by two people on a board with counters, or stones, in black and white…

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