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Google's DeepMind defeats legendary Go player Lee Se-dol in historic victory.
You might have heard: Se-dol finally won his first match, after losing three in a row in a best-of-five competition. The two meet for the final time Today.
The Economist weighs in now that the era of predictable improvement in computer hardware is ending.
In order to better comprehend the possibilities, and perils, of social bots we must ask about their design, implementation, regulation, and ethics.
Microsoft is using Minecraft to train artificial intelligence to play the hugely popular game.
+ Microsoft invites artificial intelligence developers to test their creations within Minecraft's virtual landscapes.
Initially, the Internet was built for text, and technology has learned how to read at a pretty advanced level. However, the web has become increasingly visual, and tech has not fully kept up: the Internet can read, but it can’t see.