Computers must master football if they are to demonstrate that they can be our equal.
Data-privacy advocates may have won the care.data battle, but it looks like they're about to lose the war.
There are advantages, too.
An artificial intelligence has defeated a world champion of Go, the ancient Chinese strategy game. But what is Go, and why is it worth teaching to a computer?
Computers are getting better and better at the jobs that previously made sense for researchers to outsource to citizen scientists. But don't worry: there's still a role for people in these projects.