Kaifu Lee explains the real dangers of AI after AlphaGo’s historic victory

Just in case you’ve been living under a rock: a historic battle is playing out right now between man and machine. Google’s AlphaGo computer is up against South Korean Go champion Lee Sedol in a five-game match. It’s the first time a computer has ever played this level of Go master, and so far, the computer is winning. Although this may not seem like a big deal, it is. IBM’s Deep Blue computer may have beaten world chess champion Garry Kasparov nearly 20 years ago, but Go and chess are pretty different. Go’s board is bigger, and way more moves are possible. There are a number of reasons why it’s far harder to teach computers Go. Go computers have only recently started beating skilled Go players, and that’s when the…


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