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COVID-19 Pandemic Can Help More of Us Learn About Climate Change

In a climactic scene in the 1983 movie “WarGames,” as the supercomputer rushes to find a pattern of missile launches that would win a nuclear war with the Soviet Union, the protagonist has the computer play tic-tac-toe against itself. After learning that neither side ever wins in tic-tac-toe, the computer recognizes the analogy to nuclear […]