Robots 1, Humans 0: Google DeepMind is now two Go games away from making AI history

Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo has scored the first victory in a five-game match against the world’s best Go player, Lee Sedol. AlphaGo, playing with white stones, defeated Lee, who played with black, in roughly three and half hours. The game was held at the Four Seasons in Seoul. The game of Go requires players to take turns moving the stones on a grid of 19 by 19 lines, with the goal of claiming more space on the grid than an opponent. The game is over when both players decide they have no further moves to make. Here’s footage from the opening game: Lee, winner of 18 international titles, said at the outset that he was confident of emerging victorious in the series. “Almost all Go players are…


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Robots 1, Humans 0: Google DeepMind is now two Go games away from making AI history

Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo has scored the first victory in a five-game match against the world’s best Go player, Lee Sedol. AlphaGo, playing with white stones, defeated Lee, who played with black, in roughly three and half hours. The game was held at the Four Seasons in Seoul. The game of Go requires players to take turns moving the stones on a grid of 19 by 19 lines, with the goal of claiming more space on the grid than an opponent. The game is over when both players decide they have no further moves to make. Here’s footage from the opening game: Lee, winner of 18 international titles, said at the outset that he was confident of emerging victorious in the series. “Almost all Go players are…


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