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AlphaZero Annihilates World’s Best Chess Bot After Just Four Hours of Practicing

A few months after demonstrating its dominance over the game of Go, DeepMind’s AlphaZero AI has trounced the world’s top-ranked chess engine—and it did so without any prior knowledge of the game and after just four hours of self-training. Read More >>

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Google’s AlphaGo Handily Beats Teen World Champion in First Match

Humanity could really use a win right now, and the latest test comes out of China, where a teenager named Ke Jie—the world’s best player of the ancient game Go—is taking on Google’s ultra powerful AlphaGo computer program. Unfortunately for us humans, it’s not looking great so far. Read More >>

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Google’s AlphaGo Is About to Face Its Toughest Competition Yet

Google’s AlphaGo made history last year by becoming the first machine to defeat a top-ranked human Go player. It was an important AI milestone, but AlphaGo isn’t getting off that easily. Next month, the expert system will partake in a five-day tournament that will pit it against China’s top Go players—including Ke Jie, the world’s best player. Humans, the time for our redemption is at hand! Read More >>

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Google’s AlphaGo Will Now Compete Against World’s Best Go Player

Humanity has been given another chance to redeem itself: Google’s Go-playing computer will compete against the world’s best Go player, Ke Jie, before the year is out. Read More >>

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Chinese Engineers Want to Pit Their AI Against AlphaGo

Earlier this month, Google’s Go-playing AI wiped the floor with the game’s existing world champion. Now, a team of engineers from China plan to challenge AlphaGo with their own artificial intelligence system. Read More >>

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AlphaGo’s Domination Has South Korea Freaking Out About Artificial Intelligence

For many fans of artificial intelligence, the stellar performance of Google’s AlphaGo machine over human world champion Lee Sedol was a historic milestone. For some in South Korea, however — where the game, known as Baduk, has deep roots — the victories are a little more unsettling. Read More >>

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Facebook Nerd Throws Heavy Shade at Google Over AlphaGo Victories

In January, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook was so very close to creating an artificial intelligence machine that could learn to successfully play the ancient Chinese game Go. The very next day, Google trampled all over that dream, and proclaimed that it had already gone and created its own machine. If you thought the competition between the two technology giants might dissipate after Google’s victory, however, you would be wrong. Read More >>

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Lee Sedol Loses Final Go Match Making it a 4-1 Victory for Google’s AI

Google’s AlphaGo has stomped to victory for a fourth time against Go world champion Lee Sedol. That makes it a resounding victory for the AI, which has won four of the five games it’s played against its human opponent Read More >>

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Humans Have One Last Chance for Redemption Against Google’s DeepMind

Google’s DeepMind AI has already played four games of Go against top human Lee Sedol, and the tally is 3-1 to the machines; that's a good result for computer scientists, bad for our betting chances against Skynet. Read More >>

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Google’s AI Just Won its Second Match Against Go World Champion Lee Sedol

In the second of a series of matches, Google’s AI has again beaten the world champion of Go, Lee Sedol. The best-of-five tournament now requires the AI to win just once more to be crowned champion. Read More >>

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AI 1 – 0 Human: Google’s DeepMind Creation Beats Go World Champion

So it begins. Google’s DeepMind AI program AlphaGo is playing human champ Lee Sedol in a best-of-five game of Go -- and winning. Their first match took place in South Korea this week, and The System took the spoils. Read More >>

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Google AI Will Compete Against Go World Champion Lee Sedol On YouTube

It’s official. The world champion of Go, Lee Sedol, will face off against Google Deepmind’s powerful artificial intelligence, called AlphaGo. Read More >>