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GO, the age-old Chinese game, which is full of complex strategies, is no longer too difficult for artificial intelligence. Until recently, the artificial intelligence software developed by leading tech giants such as Facebook, IBM, Google, and others succeeded in winning against a few human contenders, but top professionals remained out of the league. Finally, the time arrived in January, when AlphaGo, Google’s AI software defeated Fan Hui, the European Go Champion. And now, the world’s best Go player, Lee Sedol, also considered a...
In October 2014, Google announced a partnership with Oxford University to join forces on Artificial Intelligence (AI) research in areas where, it needs a broader understanding on subjects such as natural language comprehension and image recognition. The announcement was made in a blog entry by Google’s vice president of engineering, Demis Hassabis, who is also the co-founder of Deepmind, the AI startup acquired by Google in early 2014 for an astounding $400 million. In the blog post, Hassabis wrote that Google will be working wi...