“We should not talk about jobs being lost but people suffering,” says Kasparov on AI

“We should not talk about jobs being lost but people suffering,” says Kasparov on AI


How can humans stay ahead of an ever growing machine intelligence? “I think the challenge for us is to always be creative,” says former world chess champion Garry Kasparov, speaking on stage here at TechCrunch Disrupt New York.

It’s twenty years since Kasparov lost to Deep Blue, IBM’s supercomputer. The 1997 AI stress test equivalent of DeepMind’s AlphaGo beating Lee Sedol last year.

“I would remind people that I won the first match,” quipped Kasparov when the historic defeat was brought up.

“There are certain things that we can do that machines are not at all going to be able to replicate,” he said. “It’s things like love, emotions, passions… One of the rules is anything that we know how we do machines can do it. But there’s so many things that we do…

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