AlphaGo 4, Lee Sedol 1 “Chess Players Counsel Calm…”

Apparently the 21st century is back on, recovering from Google Car’s first crash that it caused, after AlphaGo beat world champion Lee Sedol, 4 games to 1.

From The New Yorker

Late last month, before Lee Sedol faced off against Google’s A.I., a headline in The American Go E-Journal addressed some of the community’s anxiety: “Chess Players Counsel Calm As Computers Close in on Go.” Far from destroying chess, the article suggested, Deep Blue and its successors enlivened the game.

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