Very nice piece as usual Martin. You go into great depth and detail about all the things the computer lacked compared to the human, but it could have been summed up in one word, intelligence. The computer was not, is not, and possibly never can be intelligent, and thus will always have some or most of the defects that you describe. Therefore to call this thing an artificial intelligence is to give it way more credit then it deserves. In fact to call anything that exists currently on, above, or below the surface of the earth such a thing is to repeat a factual error. Ah well, if anybody here cared about that Medium would lose 90% of its articles overnight. lol!

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