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7th Dec '17 3:15:43 PM Vir
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* "WesternAnimation/JohnHenryAndTheInkyPoo" is a stop-motion version of the John Henry legend in which John Henry takes on a steam hammer. This animated short departs from the most common versions of the legend by making John Henry a giant Myth/PaulBunyan-style, and by having him hammering railroad spikes instead of steel drills.

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* "WesternAnimation/JohnHenryAndTheInkyPoo" ''WesternAnimation/JohnHenryAndTheInkyPoo'' is a stop-motion version of the John Henry legend in which John Henry takes on a steam hammer. This animated short departs from the most common versions of the legend by making John Henry a giant Myth/PaulBunyan-style, and by having him hammering railroad spikes instead of steel drills.



* Gary Kasparov versus Deep Blue in TabletopGame/{{Chess}}. Though as someone noted, humans programmed Deep Blue and Kasporov had electronic assistance himself and it might be more accurate to call it [[TheChessmaster Chessmaster]] versus TechnoWizard.

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* Gary Kasparov versus Deep Blue in TabletopGame/{{Chess}}. Though as someone noted, humans programmed Deep Blue and Kasporov Kasparov had electronic assistance himself and it might be more accurate to call it [[TheChessmaster Chessmaster]] versus TechnoWizard.
11th Nov '17 9:14:01 AM Chabal2
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** A similar reason is suggested as the reason computer scientists claim computers will never rise up against humanity.
1st Sep '17 11:46:13 PM DarthWalrus
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* And now, [[https://blog.openai.com/dota-2/ OpenAI]] has bested Danil "Dendi" Ishutin, widely considered to be ''the'' best professional ''VideoGame/{{Dota2}}'' player, and inarguably the best midlaner, in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92tn67YDXg0 One-on-one Shadow Fiend]] MirrorMatch.

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* And now, [[https://blog.openai.com/dota-2/ OpenAI]] has bested Danil "Dendi" Ishutin, widely considered to be ''the'' best professional ''VideoGame/{{Dota2}}'' player, and inarguably the best midlaner, in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92tn67YDXg0 One-on-one Shadow Fiend]] MirrorMatch. MirrorMatch, moving the "AI vs Pros" contest out of mathematically solvable games and into modern real-time ones.
1st Sep '17 11:45:19 PM DarthWalrus
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* And now, [[https://blog.openai.com/dota-2/ OpenAI]] has bested Danil "Dendi" Ishutin, widely considered to be ''the'' best professional ''VideoGame/{{Dota2}}'' player, and inarguably the best midlaner, in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92tn67YDXg0 One-on-one Shadow Fiend]] MirrorMatch.
26th Jul '17 7:35:52 PM Micah
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* In the season 3 finale of ''Series/UnbreakableKimmySchmidt'', Kimmy competes with a robot to see who can be a better crossing guard. She wins, but the police department discovers that she's a married to a registered sex offender, so she can't be around children.
16th Jul '17 6:43:31 PM FrankLinegar
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** Also: Robots vs Wrestlers!
28th Jun '17 1:39:01 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* The classic John Henry story is what pioneered this trope. While he won in the end, he died from exercian while the machine could do it all over again the next day.

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* The classic John Henry story is what pioneered this trope. While he won in the end, he died from exercian exertion while the machine could do it all over again the next day.
9th Jun '17 4:16:44 PM ZombieAladdin
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* Flash forward to [[TheNewTens 2017]], and Google's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AlphaGo AlphaGo]] program, designed to play TabletopGame/{{Go}}, defeated Ke Jie, the world's No. 1 ranked player with 3 wins and 0 losses, after defeating the European champion in 2015 and the Korean champion in 2016. As a result, [=AlphaGo=] was awarded an honorary professional 9-dan rank, the highest rank in Go, by the official Go associations in Korea and China.

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* Flash forward to [[TheNewTens 2017]], and Google's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AlphaGo AlphaGo]] program, designed to play TabletopGame/{{Go}}, defeated Ke Jie, the world's No. 1 ranked player with 3 wins and 0 losses, after defeating the European champion in 2015 and the Korean champion in 2016. As a result, [=AlphaGo=] was awarded an honorary professional 9-dan rank, the highest rank in Go, by the official Go associations in Korea and China. In a case of ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill, [=AlphaGo=] was challenged to 57 other matches by other professional Go players at the Future of Go Summit and remained undefeated.
9th Jun '17 4:11:50 PM ZombieAladdin
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* Flash forward to [[TheNewTens 2017]], and Google's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AlphaGo AlphaGo]] program, designed to play TabletopGame/{{Go}}, defeated Ke Jie, the world's No. 1 ranked player with 3 wins and 0 losses, after defeating the European champion in 2015 and the Korean champion in 2016. As a result, [=AlphaGo=] was awarded an honorary professional 9-dan rank, the highest rank in Go, by the official Go associations in Korea and China.
8th Mar '17 1:10:54 AM ImpudentInfidel
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* The classic John Henry story is what pioneered this trope.

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* The classic John Henry story is what pioneered this trope. While he won in the end, he died from exercian while the machine could do it all over again the next day.
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