Raspberry Pi-Powered AI Beats Human Pilot in Dogfight

When the Raspberry Pi computer was first launched in 2012 to promote the teaching of computer science, its creators probably didn’t imagine the $35 device would one day take on a professional fighter pilot in a dogfight—and win. But that is exactly what a doctoral graduate at the University of Cincinnati set out to do when he built a Pi-powered artificial intelligence pilot. The AI, dubbed ALPHA, went up against retired United States Air Force Colonel Gene Lee in a series of simulated battles, beating Lee in every single engagement. Try Newsweek: Subscription offers Lee described ALPHA as “the most aggressive, responsive, dynamic and credible AI I’ve seen to date.” ALPHA has gone on to defeat other expert fighter pilots in what is being hailed as a significant…


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