Conceivable Collaboration: 4 Examples Combining People & AI

Google’s recent victory against top-ranked Go player Lee Sedol marks another milestone in artificial intelligence development, and though this might be considered “old” news by today’s standard, it’s still a fresh achievement for the AI world.  As much as this gameboard conflict between man and machine has encouraged conversation about competition, it has also sparked increasing conversation around the potential collaborative possibilities. Toby Manning, Treasurer of the British Go Association, reveals his prediction in an interview with Nature News: “I think the main reaction from the Go community will be, as indeed happened after IBM computer Deep Blue achieved grandmaster status in chess, is that people want to get hold of the software and use it in their own games to work out where they went wrong.” This kind of…


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