World Go master Lee Sedol says artificial intelligence will eventually prevail over human wit in …

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Computers eventually will defeat human players of Go, but the beauty of the ancient Chinese game of strategy that has fascinated people for thousands of years will remain, the world champion of the game said Tuesday. South Korean Lee Sedol, a Go champion who has won 18 international titles since he became a professional player at the age of 12, said the risk of human error means he may not win his match this week against Google’s artificial intelligence machine, AlphaGo. “Because humans are human, they make mistakes,” the 33 year-old said a day before the first of the five games he is due to play against AlphaGo. “If there are human mistakes, I could lose.” It was Lee’s first admission of his weakness against…


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