Thursday, March 10, 2016

Google AI goes 2:0 vs. human champion in momentous Go match

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Yesterday, Google's AI AlphaGo became the first computer player to beat a world champion at Go, the Chinese strategy game once thought to be too complex for AIs. 

Today, AlphaGo won the second match (out of possible five) vs. 9 dan professional player and world champion Lee Sedol, making it two in a row. One more win, and AlphaGo wins the match; Sedol, on the other hand, has to win the remaining three matches to come on top. 

The DeepMind Challenge Match is a five-game challenge played at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul. Lee is playing for a prize of $1 million; should AlphaGo emerge victorious, Google will donate the $1 million to UNICEF, STEM and Go charities. Read more...

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