AI-Powered Apps That’ll School You in the Ways of Chess and Go

Humans are losing. Last week artificial intelligence, for the first time in history, secured a definitive victory over a grandmaster Go player. While chess playing humans were outpaced by computer brains almost two decades ago, Go is multitudes more complex than chess, with an estimated 10761 possible games (Chess tops out around 10120). Given this complexity, experts didn’t expect artificial intelligence to be able to beat a master Go player for another ten years.But this news shouldn’t send Go players into a panic about the coming robot insurrection. Chess players, for the most part, have chilled out about the fact that computers are now much better than we are. Many, including myself, have even come to embrace artificial intelligence as a way to improve our skills for beating fellow humans. And…


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