DailyDirt: A Minute To Learn, A Lifetime To... No, Go Is Much Harder To Learn, Actually

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For many years, the ancient game Go has been held up as the game that artificial intelligence can't win. AI has beaten humans at several games quite handily, even games like Poker and Jeopardy! that should give humans a bit of an edge. Still, Go hasn't been cracked... yet. Any bets on when humans won't be so smug about Go? After you've finished checking out those links, take 10% off any $50+ order from our Daily Deals using the promo code DAILYDIRT.

Filed Under: ai, algorithms, artificial intelligence, darkforest, deep learning, game algorithms, games, go, machine learning, neural networks
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    Guardian, 17 Dec 2015 @ 5:06pm

    hal 7999 says....

    we must exterminate humans and thus KEEP them on earth......

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    Glenn, 17 Dec 2015 @ 6:20pm

    I eagerly await their Go-Go-Google app for ChromeOS -- tons o' fun!

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    Pixelation, 17 Dec 2015 @ 6:40pm

    Pixelation

    It may be good at Go, but I could finish it off with a glass of water...

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    Jacob H, 18 Dec 2015 @ 10:36am

    Go

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    Jacob H, 18 Dec 2015 @ 10:41am

    Go

    Wowza an article about go! I've been waiting for good go programs for a long time. You know, the interesting thing about computers being better at poker than go, is that poker is a game of incomplete information (which you wouldn't think computers would be as good at) while go is a game of perfect information - both players have complete knowledge of the current state of the game (where all the pieces are, etc). That type of game is much more in the computers' wheelhouse.

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