Monday, February 06, 2017

"No .. human has touched the edge of the truth of Go"

A minority interest of mine is the game of Go. I hope to study it .. at some point.

After humanity spent thousands of years improving our tactics, computers tell us that humans are completely wrong,” Mr. Ke, 19, wrote on Chinese social media platform Weibo after his defeat. “I would go as far as to say not a single human has touched the edge of the truth of Go.

From this unfailingly interesting article (via Marginal Revolution).


A lot of people have picked up on this, or related issues:

- Scott Alexander writes about a recent stellar AI conference
- Steve Hsu tells our masters about the future of AI and genetic engineering.

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