On Tuesday, Meta AI announced the development of Cicero, which it clams is the first AI to achieve human level performance in the strategic board game Diplomacy . It a notable achievement because the game requires deep interpersonal negotiation skills, which implies that Cicero has obtained a certain mastery of language necessary to win the game. Even before Deep Blue beat Garry Kasparov at chess in 1997 , board games were a useful measure of AI achievement. In 2015, another barrier fell when...

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