Now that Google’s artificial brain is conquering Go, this classic computer game from 1998 could be …

Blizzard Entertainment”StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void.” Google’s DeepMind just won its second of five games of the classic board game Go against a top-ranked world champion — a feat that impressed even Elon Musk. Now that Google has proven that the DeepMind artificial intelligence is capable of playing the notoriously complicated Go at a world-class level, what’s next? “‘StarCraft,’ I think, is our likely next target,” Google Senior Fellow Jeff Dean said at today’s Structure Data event in San Francisco.  Dean is referring to the 1998 smash-hit PC game “StarCraft,” which casts players as supreme commanders in an interstellar conflict between humans, the bug-like Zerg, and psychic warrior Protoss. Players compete to gather resources, build their forces, and outmanuever their opponents.  Board games like Go and chess are what researchers call a “perfect…


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