Artificial Intelligence: Google Creates Program That Easily Beats Humans at the Most Complex Game Ever Created
Move over, chess: the latest advances in artificial intelligence have resulted in a program that resembles deeper thinking and intuitive abilities that outpace humans at an ancient game that has more possible positions than there are atoms in the universe.
Google has created AlphaGo, a program that plays a 3,000-year-old Chinese game called “go,” which involves the capture of territory using black and white stones on a grid board. Chess, which computers defeated Garry Kasparov in 1997, has much fewer move choices in a given instance than go. Read more