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Google unveils AI that learns on its own

'It's able to create knowledge itself': Google unveils AI that learns on its own

In a major breakthrough for artificial intelligence, AlphaGo Zero took just three days to master the ancient Chinese board game of Go ... with no human help

Ian Sample, Science editor, Wednesday 18 October 2017 18.00 BST

In a major breakthrough for artificial intelligence, AlphaGo Zero took just three days to master the ancient Chinese board game of Go ... with no human help
the Guardian
--Anonymous
replies 13Oct 18, 2017 1:48 PM +00:00

That's just an insane amount of progress to make in a year. I can't even begin to imagine how much scientific research is going to benefit from AI in the future.

--Anonymous
replies 1Oct 18, 2017 1:59 PM +00:00

AI will be a nightmare.

--Anonymous
replies 2Oct 18, 2017 2:03 PM +00:00

We are fucked.

--Anonymous
replies 3Oct 18, 2017 2:06 PM +00:00

Like Harvey W, all the sociopaths should be removed from their positions of power in govt, business, and "AI."

--Anonymous
replies 4Oct 18, 2017 2:14 PM +00:00

This is not good.

--E. Musk
replies 5Oct 18, 2017 6:25 PM +00:00

Huge development:

Google says its AlphaGo Zero artificial intelligence program has triumphed at chess against world-leading specialist software within hours of teaching itself the game from scratch.
An algorithm developed by the DeepMind team claims victory against a world-beating AI chess program.
BBC News
--Anonymous
replies 6Dec 7, 2017 5:50 AM +00:00

No one expected the robot holocaust

--Anonymous
replies 7Dec 7, 2017 5:54 AM +00:00

I did r7.

--And I eagerly await it.
replies 8Dec 7, 2017 5:55 AM +00:00

Some time ago I had to read a paper on AI by Alan Turing. One quote sounds like it was presciently taken straight from Datalounge. "The consequences of machines thinking would be too dreadful. Let us hope and believe they cannot do so."

--Anonymous
replies 9Dec 7, 2017 6:01 AM +00:00

Miss r8 always has to be ahead of everything

--Anonymous
replies 10Dec 7, 2017 6:02 AM +00:00

These are not actual intelligence, but merely trying every option out at an absurdly fast pace.

Sometimes they get lucky, but in thinking sometimes you have to actually lose a battle to win a war.

It's like animals, they can communicate but none so far has used actual grammar which is the first sign to actual talking and thinking like humans. They have had a few primates appear to form complex words but those have been shown on tape review to be animals trying multiple repetitive behaviours till they get the reaction they want from their trainers.

AI will never learn to abstractly think as even the simplest four year old can do, however the speed of calculations will aid humans in abstract decision making.

--Anonymous
replies 11Dec 7, 2017 6:14 AM +00:00

R11 couldn't be more wrong if he tried, as has been demonstrated in the game of GO, which has nothing to do with calculating all possible positions and everything to do with strategy and point scoring.

--Anonymous
replies 12Dec 7, 2017 6:17 AM +00:00

I’d like to see AI bots play each other chess.

I wonder if they’d repeatedly end in stale mate.

I think Putin used this kind of technology to take over the world....

--Anonymous
replies 13Dec 7, 2017 7:26 AM +00:00