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Session 6 - The intelligent piece of paper

The main objective of this session is to understand algorithms in the context of artificial intelligence.


  • Person 1 to announce that there is a very intelligent object in the room and it is a piece of paper.
  • Mind map as many ideas as possible for why this paper may be intelligent (See Mind Map)
  • Main Activity- Play noughts and crosses with one person playing the role of the ‘paper’ and only reading from L6- Intelligent Paper Algorithms Sheet, whilst another person plays as a normal ‘human’ (themselves). Can the ‘intelligient paper’ be beaten? Why/ Why not?
  • Conclusions - see Activity Plan. NOTE: Although computers can sometimes look clever, they do not actually display any intelligence as they have been made by a human being.

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