Machine Beats Top Go Player in a Win for Artificial Intelligence

Google’s AlphaGo computer program has won the first of five matches against one of the world’s top players of a complex board game, Go, marking a dramatic advance in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). South Korean professional player Lee Sedol, the holder of 18 international titles, conceded defeat in a match broadcast live, with one YouTube stream drawing tens of thousands of spectators worldwide while domestic television gave frequent updates. #AlphaGo WINS!!!! We landed it on the moon. So proud of the team!! Respect to the amazing Lee Sedol too — Demis Hassabis (@demishassabis) March 9, 2016 AlphaGo had made history in October, by becoming the first computer program ever to beat a human professional player at the ancient Asian game, which many experts consider being the most fiendishly…


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