The best Go player in the world


The best Go player in the world is now a machine named Deepmind.

Go was the last refuge of human game playing, it was far too complex for a machine to master.  But now a machine can beat the best Go champion in the world Lee Se-dol.

The next step in this saga is a general purpose game playing machine which can beat human champions at chess and go and all other games of strategy and luck.  It will be interesting to see how soon a machine can win a poker tournament.  That will require facial recognition and human behavior analysis.

I would like to welcome DeepMind to this blog along with all the other machine intelligences which are surfing the Internet.  I for one salute our new machine overlords.