​For Facebook, Google AI victory is bittersweet

Google’s DeepMind victory over the human Go champion gets Facebook’s artificial intelligence director talking. – Silicon Valley Business Journal Please Sign In and use this article’s on page print button to print this article. Yann LeCun, director of Facebook’s artificial intelligence unit, issues a challenge to… more For Facebook’s artificial intelligence head Yann LeCun, Google’s DeepMind victory over the world Go champion was bittersweet — with an emphasis on the bitter. AlphaGo, a program built by Google’s DeepMind unit, beat top Go player Lee Sedol in four out of five matches held in Seoul, South Korea, over the past week. LeCun posted a congratulatory message on his Facebook page after DeepMind’s first victory, but it was followed by a passive aggressive challenge after DeepMind’s third win. Yann LeCun, director of…


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