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5 things your brain does better than a computer

By: Shea Gunther on July 29, 2012, 12:05 p.m.
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As with the creation of art, this is another arena where humans stand firmly in the dominating position. For a computer to write a piece of fiction, a poem, or even a blog post to the same level of quality as a person, researchers will have to make some big jumps in artificial intelligence. It's likely not to happen until we reach the technological singularity, at which point all the writers we know will be forced to find work as janitors cleaning up computer server farms.