Fears of an artificial intelligence takeover have been raised afresh by the AlphaGo computer program’s sweeping three-game defeat of the world’s best Go player, China’s Ke Jie. Photo: EPA

Challenges arise from power of artificial intelligence

After the sweeping defeat of the world’s best Go player by a computer program, and with science fiction depictions of a future in which robots supplant their creators seemingly not so far-fetched, perhaps it is time to think about setting boundaries

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Fears of an artificial intelligence takeover have been raised afresh by the AlphaGo computer program’s sweeping three-game defeat of the world’s best Go player, China’s Ke Jie. Photo: EPA
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