Where Computers Defeat Us and Where They Don't

After AlphaGo won 4 to 1 against Lee Sedol, the world is a buzz with excitement and fear of AI. Although we're still a long way from the "rise of the machines," but we are getting closer. AlphaGo does use simulations and traditional search...

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AlphaGo vs Lee Sedol

Lots of great videos on YouTube of the match between AlphaGo and Lee Sedol. I consider these historic because this level of AI is almost humanlike in its thinking of playing the game. Wikipedia has a great summary of the first 4 games. It's...

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AI Overloads look to beat Go champion

In case you've been living under a rock, Google's Deepmind is about to make AI history. Google developed AlphaGo, a deep learning program, to challenge Lee Sedol. Lee Sedol is an 18 time world champion and AlphaGo is beating the pants off him....

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Hikaru No Go - Boom in Japan

I want to teach my kids how to play Go when they get old enough because I think its a good to get them to think about strategy, patience, and game psychology early on. I found it interesting that a comic book started Go's resurgence in Japan. I...

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Humans No Match for Go Bot Overlords?

Since my time away from blogging , I've found a new distraction addiction to keep my overactive mind busy. It's called Go (well two if you count 18 yr single malt scotch), an ancient strategy game that's really big in the Asian world but...

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