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The documentary about Google DeepMind’s ‘AlphaGo’ algorithm is now available on Netflix

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One of the greatest breakthroughs in the field of artificial intelligence was turned into a documentary called “AlphaGo” last year and the movie has just been released on Netflix. “AlphaGo” is about an algorithm that learns how to play the ancient Chinese board game of Go to a superhuman level. The algorithm is built by […]

DeepMind’s AI became a superhuman chess player in a few hours, just for fun

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The end-game for Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind was never beating people at board games. It’s always been about creating something akin to a combustion engine for intelligence — a generic thinking machine that can be applied to a broad range of challenges. The company is still a long way off achieving this goal, but new […]

Niantic is hosting a ‘Pokemon Go’ AR photography contest

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How good are your Pokémon Go photography skills? We’re asking, because Niantic is holding an in-app augmented reality photography contest for all players where Pokémon Go has been officially released. Yep, it’s not limited to US residents only, and the winner will get a sweet swag bag containing a poster autographed by the team, a pair of wireless Bluetooth earbuds and […]