Google’s Go win was a massive step forward for AI, but machines have a ways to go before they’re …

Peter Mountain / Warner Bros. The computer science world erupted with excitement earlier this week, when an artificial intelligence program made by the Google-owned AI company DeepMind bested the human European champion in the 2,500-year-old board game of Go. Considered one of the most challenging games in existence, Go has held out as one of the last traditional board games at which humans are better than machines. So Deep Mind’s achievement was no doubt impressive, and Facebook has been making strides in this area too. But AI still has a ways to go before it exceeds human intelligence in everyday life. Gary Marcus, a neuroscientist at NYU who blogs about AI for the New Yorker, put the achievement into context in a post on Medium. “With so much at stake…


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