Ke Jie vs. AlphaGo

2017-05-22 23:00 GMT+8

Tuesday will witness the first confrontation between China’s young weiqi – or Go - grandmaster Ke Jie and computer program AlphaGo in Wuzhen, a town in east China’s Zhejiang Province. In his last media interview before the match, Ke said he will “fight to the end no matter how strong the competitor is.”

2017-05-22 22:28 GMT+8

With the much-anticipated weiqi, or Go, match between 19-year-old Chinese grandmaster Ke Jie and Artificial Intelligence (AI) computer program AlphaGo drawing close, the spotlight has once again been cast on the traditional Chinese board game. 

2017-05-19 23:23 GMT+8

We invented machines to help ourselves. But as they get smarter, machines are slowly overtaking us.

2017-05-18 22:12 GMT+8

After defeating South Korean weiqi (Go) grandmaster Lee Sedol, AI system AlphaGo is now bringing the challenge to weiqi's home country China, where the game was invented about 4,000 years ago.

2017-05-17 14:57 GMT+8

To Go where no computer has gone before.

2017-04-08 22:58 GMT+8

Scientists have never ceased in their efforts to make artificial intelligence (AI) better than its natural counterpart. In March 2016, a milestone was set in the great man vs. machine debate, when AlphaGo, an AI developed by Google-owned DeepMind, beat one of the best players at the game of Go, an ancient strategic and complicated board game which had long been considered as impossible for AI to conquer.

2017-01-05 11:23 GMT+8

The code of Go, an ancient Chinese board game with incalculable variations, is being cracked by Artificial Intelligence.

2017-03-26 23:07 GMT+8

‍Artificial Intelligence (AI) is good. AI is the future. We've been hearing too much of this kind of statements in recent years.

2017-04-02 22:23 GMT+8