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Artificial intelligence is overblown and overstated, says George Colony. Still, the Forrester CEO believes technology will lead mankind into a brighter and better future.

"If AI is so good, how was Facebook hacked by the Russians? Facebook is supposed to have fantastic AI!" - George Colony.

GEORGE Colony, the founder, chairman and CEO of research agency Forrester, is worried about computer programmes that can beat grandmasters of chess and of the Chinese game of Go, without breaking a sweat.

But he is not the least concerned about these super-smart programmes taking over the...

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