IN THE FUTURE, there will be no novels, only well-crafted haikus. That’s what an artificially intelligent robot designed in the early ’80s would have you believe, anyway. This robot’s name is Adam, and he is Ian McEwan’s latest, though by no stretch greatest, creation. Here’s a head-scratcher: what if Alan Turing, the legendary British mathematician […]
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