Why it’s a big deal that Google beat a human at Go video – CNET

Google just made one giant leap to outsmarting mankind. I’m Bridget Carey, this is your cnet update. [MUSIC] Google’s artificial intelligence division Deep Mind created a computer that achieved what no one thought a computer could do. Beat a human at the most complicated board game The ancient Chinese game of Go. This is such an impressive breakthrough because Go is unlike any other game for a computer to process. Computers began to beat humans at games back in 1952 with tic-tac-toe. Then it mastered checkers in 94 and in 97 IBM’s deep blue Won at chess against champion Gary Kasparov. And in all those situations, the computer is using brute force method of computing, it’s looking at every single possible move to calculate the best play. But a computer…


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