AlphaGo Beats Go Human Champ: Godfather Of Deep Learning Tells Us Do Not Be Afraid Of AI

Last week, Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo dominated its match with South Korean world Go champion, Lee Sedol. Geoffrey Hinton, called the godfather of deep learning, explained the win’s importance and why we should not fear artificial intelligence.(Photo : Google Handout | Getty Images) Last week, Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo dominated its match with South Korean world Go champion Lee Sedol, winning with a 4-1 score. The achievement stunned artificial intelligence experts, who previously thought that Google’s computer program would need at least 10 more years before developing enough to be able to beat a human world champion. What could be scary regarding the computer program is that Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis said that AlphaGo could still improve its performance, as the match with Sedol was able to expose…


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