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Google’s AlphaGo Beats Human Go Champion

Google's AlphaGo beats human Go championGoogle’s AlphaGo beats human Go champion in a match of Go, an ancient Chinese board game. Beating humans at board games has been a great milestone in testing various computer algorithms in order to prove their competence. This tradition has started with the game of tic-tac-toe, but more complicated games have been added. Chess has been the go to game for testing algorithms for years. In the recent years, Google has also created an algorithm that can play a number of Atari games without any additional input other than the pixels on the display.

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Google acquires British A.I. startup DeepMind for about $400 Million

  • 27/01/2014 at 19:12 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

DeepMind Logo Sources are saying Google has reportedly just signed a deal for an British startup DeepMind, a rather secretive artificial intelligence startup. This acquisition shows Google’s continued interest in developing leading future-tech and comes just one month after they announced they have plans to create robots.

Claims about how much they are shelling out varies between $400 million and $500 million, but either way, they are spending a pretty penny. The cash is likely to pay off, as Google has been admitting to interest in both A.I and robotics are key features to their top secret Google X projects.

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