AlphaGo Software Storms Back to Beat Human in Final Game

ENLARGE South Korean Go grandmaster Lee Se-dol, right, makes the first move in the final match Tuesday of the five-game match again the Google-developed artificial intelligence system AlphaGo. Photo: European Pressphoto Agency/YNA By Jonathan Cheng Jonathan Cheng The Wall Street Journal CANCEL Biography @JChengWSJ Google+ Jonathan.Cheng@wsj.com March 15, 2016 9:05 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS SEOUL—Humanity didn’t stand a chance. South Korean Go grandmaster Lee Se-dol on Tuesday lost the final round of the chess-like game—and the match—to AlphaGo, an artificial-intelligence machine developed by Alphabet Inc.’s Google. Mr. Lee, the elfin 33-year-old South Korean representing human intelligence, had on Sunday mustered one victory in the best-of-five series, which gripped many in Asia by juxtaposing the swift progress of computer intelligence and humanity’s struggles to outwit advancing technology against the backdrop of…


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