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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

by Anonymousreply 1312/07/2017

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.

by Anonymousreply 110/18/2017

AI will be a nightmare.

by Anonymousreply 210/18/2017

We are fucked.

by Anonymousreply 310/18/2017

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

by Anonymousreply 410/18/2017

This is not good.

by Anonymousreply 510/18/2017

Huge development:

[quote]Google says its AlphaGo Zero artificial intelligence program has triumphed at chess against world-leading specialist software [bold]within hours of teaching itself the game from scratch.[/bold]

by Anonymousreply 612/07/2017

No one expected the robot holocaust

by Anonymousreply 712/07/2017

I did r7.

by Anonymousreply 812/07/2017

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."

by Anonymousreply 912/07/2017

Miss r8 always has to be ahead of everything

by Anonymousreply 1012/07/2017

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.

by Anonymousreply 1112/07/2017

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.

by Anonymousreply 1212/07/2017

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....

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