Kasparow's Law

Garry Kasparov is arguably the greatest chess player of all time. From 1986 until his retirement in 2005, he was ranked world No 1. He is also a leading human rights activist and is probably close to the top of Vladimir Putin’s hitlist, not least because he tried to run against him for the Russian presidency in 2007. But for people who are interested only in technology, Kasparov is probably best known as the first world champion to be beaten by a machine. In 1997, in a famous six-game match with the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue, he lost 3½-2½.

In the grand scheme of things, losing by one game in a six-game match might not seem much, but at the time it was seen as a major milestone in the long march towards “artificial” intelligence (AI). Guardian article by John Naughton

In addition to the historic significance of a computer beating the bast human in chess... the other interesting thing is what he wrote in his reflection and became known as Kasparov's law.

If you like chess read more https://www.kasparov.com/timeline-event/deep-blue/

A strong human working together with "the machine" (AI) can eat the machine. And a weak human plus the machine plus better process can beat a strong human plus the machine plus an inferior process.

The ranking is:

  1. weaker (or Average Joe) human working with AI and having a strong process

  2. stronger human working with AI

  3. AI

  4. human

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