Researchers say this is the most impressive act of artificial intelligence they have ever seen

It’s probably been a while since you picked up an Atari controller, but even if you played for decades, you probably couldn’t beat Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence program. While a program that plays video games might seem gimmicky, artificial intelligence researchers (AI) have told Tech Insider over and over again that it’s one of the most impressive technology demonstrations they have ever seen. DeepMind made big news back in February 2015, when researchers announced it could learn to play and win games on the Atari 2600 — a simple console that was popular in the 1980s — without any instructions or prior knowledge of how to play video games. The program watched its own gameplay and learned how to win all by itself. It also had a “reward” system so…


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