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But technology-assisted ‘enlightened’ jobs could widen the gap between the haves and have-nots. Robot workers ready to take your call? Photo: ThinkStock No one expected a computer to beat a human at the ancient Korean board game Go for another few years at least. So when Google’s “AlphaGo” artificial intelligence won against champion player Lee Sedol last month, there were ripples of shock and awe. A far more complex game than chess, this was a “holy grail” moment for machine learning, an important milestone in history. South Korean professional Go player Lee Sedol, right, puts the first stone against Google’s artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, during the Google DeepMind Challenge Match in Seoul. Photo: AP Robots are increasingly becoming better at some cognitive tasks than humans. So where does that leave…


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