This is an interesting (and scientific) article about consciousness and how it relates to humans, other carbon-based life forms, and computers. It concentrates on a theory called Integrated Information Theory.
TLDR; It matters how the “brain” of a system is wired up, not the input-output behavior.
The 2 percent of referees who won’t lose their job are roller derby referees, mostly because nobody can understand the rules and so no algorithm can be created.
Not exactly a morning-news sort of read, but it’s fun to look through.