Prophets of the Marginal Revolution, chess edition

Here is my 2018 Bloomberg column on chess being a killer app for the internet and due for a boom.  I think people love seeing what the computer thinks of how the humans are playing.  What does that imply for the AI boom more generally?  Which other human activities will we enjoying seeing criticized, scrutinized, and sometimes praised, all in front of the eyes of the public?  Without computer assessments, watching chess games just didn’t have much built-in suspense for most viewers.  So where else will the new built-in suspense be coming?


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