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Human-Complete Problems

The last time I discovered something genuinely new about myself, was in 2014 while catching up on my RSS feeds and reading something written the year before, in 2013, called The Exercise of Authoritah, in which Venkatesh Rao explained in plain simple words something I had never noticed about myself before, but was painfully true. A non trivial feature I have in common with Eric Cartman (and Venkat himself to some extent). That of being a Collector. (Read the text for details.)

nb: I saw Venkat in London few months ago. He is as interesting in person as he is in writting....

Anyway, I was (and still am) in a restaurant thinking about the best gamification of an event I am due to attend this evening (more on that another time...) when Lucille informed me that I had new entries in my RSS feed and going through them I casually started to read something, without really paying attention to the source site or the author, but which mentionned the recent adventures of AlphaGo. I tend to get bored when people write about artificial intelligence, but this time it seemed.... interesting :) , and not only because I saw 4 of the 5 matches it played against Lee Sedol.

Introducing Human-Complete Problems.

It would be an understatement to say that this text is the best thing I read this year...