Chinese netizens react to AlphaGo vs Lee Sedol

Lee Sedol, the South Korean master of the game Go, secured his first victory against Google’s computer program AlphaGo on Sunday following three defeats in a row in a best-of-five competition. One of the world’s foremost Go experts, Lee said his win was “invaluable” and he had found two weaknesses in the artificial intelligence program. The matches have attracted tremendous attention worldwide, including China where the complicated game was created several thousand years ago and has many loyal fans. With the final match scheduled for Tuesday, the competition between Lee and AlphaGo remains one of the hottest topics on Chinese news portals and social media platforms. Human vs artificial intelligence Despite Lee’s victory on Sunday, AlphaGo’s wins have been widely regarded as a landmark moment in the history of artificial…


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