Machine surpasses human intelligence

The artificial intelligence (AI) machine AlphaGo astounded the world by beating world go champion Lee Se-dol in the first round of a historic five-game match, Wednesday.AlphaGo’s early dominance also contributed to its win despite mistakes at the end of the game, making it neck-and-neck before Lee resigned.”I was so surprised because I did not think that I could lose,” Lee said after the match. “In terms of the match, I think my mistakes in the early stages led to defeat in the end. I did not imagine that AlphaGo would play such a perfect game.”Lee said he does not regret accepting the challenge and expects to win the remaining games.”I really enjoyed the game and do not regret accepting the challenge,” he said. “I have won several world championships and…


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