Go champ defeated by artificial intelligence

Go champ defeated by artificial intelligence Korean master Lee Se-dol says AlphaGo’s ability ‘shocked’ him Mar 10,2016AlphaGo, Google’s artificial intelligence system, beat world Go champion Lee Se-dol on Wednesday, the first of a five-game tournament in Seoul pitting man against computer in one of the human race’s most subtle games.The Google DeepMind Challenge Match, which started at 1 p.m., ended at 4:31 p.m. when Lee proclaimed he was giving up. There was no room to outmaneuver the computer-generated algorithm after placing his 186th move, even though almost half an hour was left in the designated four-hour playing time.“I was so shocked because I never imagined losing,” Lee said at a press conference following the game. “At the beginning, I felt AlphaGo would have a hard time. But then I was…


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