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A Tetris cartridge and controller for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

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Man — er, teenager — beats machine

The AI boom has brought never-ending debate about the limits of human ability. What does it mean to be human? What kinds of tasks are uniquely within our purview and not replicable by machines? Well, on one front in the human vs. machine battle, someone finally beat Tetris – and yes, it was a teenager.
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