Kicking on to 2050

The word cup of robot soccer starts today in Sydney

There are 170 teams and 1200 participants, presumably human, from universities and research institutes in 30 countries.

They are competing in a tournament first played in 1997. The founders started with a goal – that a robot team will beat the human world cup winners by 2050.

By when the hacks covering the story will probably be AI.


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