GO

DeepMind

This AI Taught Itself to Play Go and Beat the Reigning AI Champion

DeepMind's new neural net learned to play Go without any human input and is a far better player than its predecessor.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.18.17
cogito ergo sum

Google’s DeepMind Is Teaching AI How to Think Like a Human

If we’re ever going to create general AI, we need to teach it to think like us.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.21.17
the singularity

An Alberta AlphaGo Pioneer Is in China to Watch the AI Wallop Human Opponents

Meet the man behind the machine.
Lisa Cumming
5.26.17
intelligent machines

Intelligent Machines are Teaching Themselves Quantum Physics

Machine learning could lead to unprecedented advances in quantum physics.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.13.17
Google

Google's AI Beats Go Player Lee Sedol Again to Win Tournament 4-1

AlphaGo took its fourth victory in the final of the 5-game tournament.
Victoria Turk
3.15.16
Motherboard

The Chess Engine that Died So AlphaGo Could Live

Google DeepMind's Go engine is being praised for its "intuition." But everyone seems to have forgotten AlphaGo's predecessor, Giraffe.
Rollin Bishop
3.14.16
Google

Human Delays Arrival of Complete Computer Dominance for Just a Bit Longer

Go champion Lee Sedol's first victory proves Google's DeepMind AI is still learning.
Leif Johnson
3.13.16
Google

Google’s AI Is Now Reigning Go Champion of the World

It’s a pretty big moment for artificial intelligence.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.12.16
Google

Google’s Go-Playing AI Wins Second Match Against Pro Player Lee Sedol

2-0 to AI.
Victoria Turk
3.10.16
Google

In Unexpected Defeat, Google's AI Beat World-Class Go Champion Lee Sedol

And there’s already a second match coming up in a matter of hours. Talk about pressure!
Rollin Bishop
3.9.16
Google

Tonight: Watch a Professional Go Player Take on Google's AI

The first of five matches between Google DeepMind's AlphaGo and puny human Lee Sedol is starting right now.
Rollin Bishop
3.9.16
Gaming

After 2,500 Years, a Chinese Gaming Mystery is Solved

With the help of huge servers and time, a computer scientist calculates all the legal positions in the game of Go.
Leif Johnson
1.25.16