DailyDirt: Computers Are Learning How To Play More Video Games, But They'll Never Appreciate A Good Game?

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Researchers can program computers to play all kinds of games and even beat the best humans at them. So far, we're not worried about AI that can beat us at chess or Jeopardy, but maybe we'll be more worried when a computer can program another computer to play chess at a grandmaster level. Luckily, there's at least one billionaire willing to chip in a few million bucks to try to keep Terminators from destroying humanity. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

Filed Under: ai, artificial intelligence, atari, civilization v, elon musk, flappy bird, game algorithms, machine learning, robotics, video games, wargames
Companies: deepmind, google

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    Shree, 3 Mar 2015 @ 11:29pm

    Well a billionaire has agreed to save humanity. Today it's games and tomorrow it will be people. Why are we even encouraging this.

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