Google Scores Huge Win For Artificial Intelligence In Go Match - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
Comments
Google Scores Huge Win For Artificial Intelligence In Go Match
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
hho927
50%
50%
hho927,
User Rank: Ninja
1/29/2016 | 4:20:52 PM
Re: Pending Review
I think myself stupid.

What human have is over estimate self and underestimate opponents; Plus unexpected behavior. Computers can't deal with that. I can't deal with unexpected moves either lol.

I take a computer any day. Computers folllow rules and don't throw a tantrum.
BertrandW414
50%
50%
BertrandW414,
User Rank: Strategist
1/29/2016 | 3:09:00 PM
When strong Go programs become widely available... a new era for Go
After strong Go programs become easily available on the Internet or for sale to the public, what would happen next is that we will see more kids becoming stronger at the game at earlier ages and then we'll see an increase in the number of strong professionals.  This is what happened to chess. A downside to this is that at chess tournaments we now have to worry about players going to the rest room, pulling out their smart phones and asking their chess-playing programs for advice about their games.
PedroGonzales
50%
50%
PedroGonzales,
User Rank: Ninja
1/29/2016 | 9:20:41 AM
Re: Pending Review
I was a Go player(just for fun) and I still love the game.  I think making the argument that a computer is smarter than a person because they can beat the best in board game is irrelevant.  As the article pointed out, they require huge processing power and neural network that allows them to  learn huge database databases of past games, does that make them as intellegent as humans?

I will continue to recommend people to try to learn the game, the rules and really simple, even though the computer beat the best Go player in the world.  It is a game worth learning.  What do people think of computer beating the best human in board games.  Would we see the best computer beating the best poker player or football fantasy?   
Sphere1952
50%
50%
Sphere1952,
User Rank: Apprentice
1/28/2016 | 1:21:24 PM
Is this AI or something safe?
I'm pretty sure we are inventing SuperMan here; which might be just fine.  I want to know the actual game moves and how the skilled players reacted to them. Did the computer come up with moves the skilled player cannot understand, or did it just do what a good player would do -- only better than its opponent?

I'd be really worried for us if the computer played an unintelligable game.


State of the Cloud
State of the Cloud
Cloud has drastically changed how IT organizations consume and deploy services in the digital age. This research report will delve into public, private and hybrid cloud adoption trends, with a special focus on infrastructure as a service and its role in the enterprise. Find out the challenges organizations are experiencing, and the technologies and strategies they are using to manage and mitigate those challenges today.
News
COVID-19: Using Data to Map Infections, Hospital Beds, and More
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  3/25/2020
Commentary
Enterprise Guide to Robotic Process Automation
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek,  3/23/2020
Slideshows
How Startup Innovation Can Help Enterprises Face COVID-19
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  3/24/2020
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
IT Careers: Tech Drives Constant Change
Advances in information technology and management concepts mean that IT professionals must update their skill sets, even their career goals on an almost yearly basis. In this IT Trend Report, experts share advice on how IT pros can keep up with this every-changing job market. Read it today!
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll