Victory by an artificial intelligence playing the game Go might be the beginning of the Singularity.
Google's AlphaGo taught itself tricks that humans haven't been able to figure out in 2,500 years playing the game.
John Robb says we're seeing the emergence of a new breed of AI. They're special purpose; not the humanlike (or godlike) AI of stories. But they'll soon be better than humans at nearly every job we do. Better doctors, better judges. Everything. With huge implications for war. [Game ON: The end of the old economic system is in sight / John Robb / Global Guerrillas]