Google’s AlphaGo publicity stunt raises profile of AI and machine learning

Home » News & Analysis » Google’s AlphaGo publicity stunt raises profile of AI and machine learning Google’s AlphaGo publicity stunt raises profile of AI and machine learning March 14, 2016 Written by Jamie Davies Print Email World Go champion Lee Se-dol has beaten AlphaGo, an AI program developed by Google’s DeepMind unit this weekend, though he still trails the program 3-1 in the series. Google’s publicity stunt highlights the progress which has been made in the world of artificial intelligence and machine learning, as commentators predicted a run-away victory for Se-dol. DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis commented on Twitter “Lee Sedol is playing brilliantly! #AlphaGo thought it was doing well, but got confused on move 87. We are in trouble now…” allowing Se-dol to win the fourth game in the five game series. While…


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