DailyDirt: Uncanny Artificial Intelligence

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Human intelligence is about to be bested by computers playing the game of Go, and software already soundly defeats people at games like chess and specific variations of poker. If we're trying to keep our smug superiority, people are still better than AI at MMORPGs and a few other skills... but it might not be too long before we hand over the controls of monetary policy to algorithms. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.

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    Anonymous Coward, Feb 16th, 2016 @ 5:07pm

    Are games fun anymore when computers can beat us every time?

    People still like to play chess, but... Starcraft?

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    JoeCool (profile), Feb 16th, 2016 @ 11:03pm

    Even worse

    This also means that when robots make a "mistake" -- we might not know why or how to fix the error because the machine learning process is becoming too complex to really de-bug by humans.


    Just wait until they internalize the old saying: if at first you don't succeed, erase all evidence you ever tried.

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    nasch (profile), Feb 17th, 2016 @ 8:47am

    Re: Are games fun anymore when computers can beat us every time?

    People still like to play chess, but... Starcraft?

    Starcraft is a great game! A little frustrating to play after Starcraft 2 because of the unit selection limitations, but still.

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