Can Google’s DeepMind beat world Go champ? Watch live this week

Image: Google Who is smarter, man or machine? The question will be put to the test at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul, South Korea, this week when Google’s AI system challenges the world champion of the game of Go in a tournament. The five-game match against AlphaGo (Google’s AI) and Lee Sedol, the world champion, will begin on Wednesday March 9 at 1:00 pm local time (or 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, March 8). The games will be livestreamed on the DeepMind YouTube Channel, with commentary in English. After each match Google’s blog will be updated with the results. DeepMind, an AI startup based in London, was acquired by Google in early 2014—for an estimated $400 million. It began tackling arcade games, using convolutional neural networks (based…


Link to Full Article: Can Google’s DeepMind beat world Go champ? Watch live this week