Alibaba’s ‘Ai’ Predicts Winners of China’s Hit TV Show ‘I Am a Singer’

Apr 11, 2016 12:25 pm HKT Forget artificial intelligence for board games. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. used artificial intelligence to predict the winner of a popular Chinese reality TV singing competition – and got the winner and finalists all correct. On Friday night, the cloud-computing arm of Alibaba, Aliyun — or Alibaba Cloud — used “Ai,” its artificial intelligence program, during the four-hour finale of Hunan TV’s “I Am a Singer.” The program worked to choose winners as the audience of 500 people who served as judges independently deliberated. The Ai predictions were featured live during the finale. The show is a local adaption of the South Korean show “ I Am A Singer” and has been one of the most popular TV shows in China since its debut in…


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