Automatically selected top science news story of the day ( ? )
Follow us with Twitter - Facebook - RSS feed - Bookmark
Next update in ½ hour

AlphaZero AI system able to teach itself how to play games, play at highest levels

TechXplore - Fri 7 Dec 18

A team of researchers with the DeepMind group and University College, both in the U.K., has developed an AI system capable of teaching itself how to play and master three difficult board games. ...

DeepMind’s Go playing software can now beat you at two more games

Newscientist - Thu 6 Dec 18

A machine learning system called AlphaZero is the first AI that can learn to master more than one game using the same algorithm - it can play Go, chess and shogi

AI gaming program smashes all-comers, human and not

Cosmos Magazine - Thu 6 Dec 18

Latest iteration of the Alpha system teaches itself several board games and aces them all. Nick Carne reports.

DeepMind Achieves Holy Grail: An AI That Can Master Games Like Chess and Go Without Human Help

IEEE Spectrum - Thu 6 Dec 18

AlphaZero, a general-purpose game-playing system, quickly taught itself to be the best player ever in Go, chess and Shogi

Mastering board games

Science Now - Thu 6 Dec 18

Chess, a Drosophila of reasoning, Science Now - Thu 6 Dec 18

DeepMind's AlphaZero AI beats the world's top board game-playing AI models

Techspot - Fri 7 Dec 18

AI seems to be getting smarter and more efficient by the day. It can already beat even the world's best human players in games like Go, Chess, and DOTA 2, but it seems taking on mere humans ...

Novel AI can master games like chess and Go by itself, no humans needed

ZME Science - Fri 7 Dec 18

How do you spell "checkmate" in binary?

DeepMind’s AI Can Now Beat Humans at More Board Games - Fri 7 Dec 18

More than a year after DeepMind introduced AlphaZero—a self-taught, world champion algorithm that can kick your butt at chess, shogi, and Go—the AI firm is celebrating another milestone. ...

Scientists create AI that can crush the world's best AI (at board games, thankfully) - CNET

CNET - Thu 6 Dec 18

DeepMind's AlphaZero obliterated its master AI opponents in a matter of hours.

AI software could now beat humans at chess by reading the rule book 

Daily Mail - Thu 6 Dec 18

A study led by the American Association for the Advancement of science in Washington has shown that Google's AI can now teach itself to beat humans at complex games like chess.

Move over AlphaGo: AlphaZero taught itself to play three different games

Ars Technica - Thu 6 Dec 18

DeepMind's new AI is worthy successor to the first program to beat a human at Go.

Now AI can beat you, and pretty much any other human, at a growing number of board games

Popular Science - Thu 6 Dec 18

Technology It teaches itself to win. Shall we play a game?

How DeepMind’s AlphaZero Mastered Complex Games With No Human Input

SingularityHub - Mon 10 Dec 18

It’s the end of an era in AI research. For decades complex board games like Go, chess, and shogi have been seen as the leading yardstick for machine intelligence. DeepMind’s latest program ...