Google’s AI triumphs in the world of Go

Last October, while you were probably busy studying for midterms or putting together a Halloween costume, Google was quietly running a new, self-teaching artificial intelligence (AI) program – the largest step in AI of 2015. On January 27, Google revealed that its Google AI, AlphaGo, had beaten a world-class master at the complex game of Go, a popular board game originating in East Asia. This discovery made waves across the world of technology immediately, spelling potential new steps in advancing AI performance. Computers and our brainThis news carries great weight because it challenges our understanding of the fundamental differences between humans and computers. Perhaps you may not have noticed, but compared to a computer, you are not very reliable. For example, you are unlikely to successfully perform the same minute…


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