A witch placing a scorpion into a pot in order to make a potion. Credit: Wellcome Library, London.

The History of Alchemy Can Influence AI and Modern-Day Science

Many of us have heard that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a threat to human civilization, but have you connected it to the history of alchemy? Let’s look into this idea a bit more… The idea that a machine can perform many tasks that humans have known to master for centuries is a phenomenal breakthrough in…