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They were inferior chess players.
They had worse chess computers.
Despite this, amateurs beat grandmasters.
It's called centaur chess, when human and machine play together.
The amateurs won because they were better at using the computer.
These centaurs are winners in the AI era.
That's the message in my and WALL-Y's book, and in my AI talk.
I'd love to come and lecture.
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👩🏫 Towards the centaur school - part 2
The journey to develop AI services for school and education continues. This time I visit a class, which gave me both déjà vu and an aha experience.
💡 Musings of the Angry Optimist: Is a revolution underway?
Usually, when writing an opinion piece, it carries a thesis or a message. Not this one. It ends with an open question. That question is based on the notion that something big is underway. Something revolutionary.
💡 Fact-based optimistic news of the week
🐦 The ulūlu bird is no longer critically endangered
The ulūlu, once critically endangered, has seen a remarkable recovery. Intensive conservation strategies have been key to this turnaround.
🥇 PEPFAR Has Saved 25 Million Lives in Global HIV Fight
PEPFAR’s efforts have led to significant decreases in HIV prevalence, especially in Africa.
📉 HIV in Pregnant South Africans Drops to 20-Year Low
HIV among pregnant South Africans has decreased to 27.5% in 2022, the lowest since 2002.
🚗 Waymo Expands Driverless Rides to Phoenix Freeways
Waymo, the self-driving car subsidiary of Alphabet, is taking a step forward by introducing its fully autonomous vehicles to the freeways of Phoenix.
👍 Facebook not linked to negative well-being, Oxford study finds
A study from the Oxford Internet Institute challenges the common perception of Facebook's impact on well-being. Rather, a positive effect is seen.
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