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Artificial superhumans Super-human is one of the stages in classification of progress in artificial intelligence where an entity of artificial intelligence performs better than most humans do in a specific task. Examples of where computers have achieved super-human performance include backgammon,<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> bridge,<ref>Computer bridge#Computers versus humans</ref> chess,<ref>Computer Chess#Computers versus humans</ref> reversi<ref>Reversi#Computer opponents</ref> scrabble,<ref>doi:10.1016/S0004-3702(01)00166-7</ref> and even Jeopardy!.<ref>{{#invoke:URL|url|1=}}</ref>

Human enhancement and advancement

Human enhancement is any attempt to temporarily or permanently overcome the current limitations of the human body through natural or artificial means. Human enhancement may be through the use of technological means to select or alter human characteristics and capacities, whether or not the alteration results in characteristics and capacities that lie beyond the existing human range.

Some bioethicists restrict the term to the non-therapeutic application of specific technologiesneuro-, cyber-, gene-, and nano-technologies — to human biology.<ref name="Hughes 2004 (paper)">{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref><ref>Moore, P., "Enhancing Me: The Hope and the Hype of Human Enhancement", John Wiley, 2008</ref>

According to transhumanist thinkers, a posthuman is a hypothetical future being "whose basic capacities so radically exceed those of present humans as to be no longer unambiguously human by our current standards."<ref name="World Transhumanist Association 2002-2005">{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref>

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