Humanity’s best Go player was just thrashed by Google’s DeepMind computer

Google DeepMindDeepMind cofounder and CEO Demis Hassabis. Google DeepMind’s AI beat Go world champion Lee Sedol for the third time on Saturday to take the Challenge Series tournament, which is being held in South Korea. The AlphaGo AI is now 3-0 up in the five-game series so there is no way 18-time world champion Lee can come back from here. However, the remaining games on Sunday and Tuesday will still be played out. The only thing left to play for is to find out if humanity’s best Go player can win even a single match against AlphaGo. See the exact moment Lee Sedol realises AlphaGo is superior [GIF] It’s a major milestone for artificial-intelligence research: Go is a simple game but has been notoriously difficult for computers to master because…


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