Google’s Open-Source AGI is Disruptive

The DeepMind Challenge victory demonstrates that Google’s open-source “artificial general intelligence” has just launched a new era of disruptive technology.

Lee Se-Dol, one of the greatest modern players of the ancient board game Go, makes a move during the third game of the Google DeepMind Challenge Match against Google-developed supercomputer AlphaGo

Self-Teaching Computer Defeats Gaming Grandmaster Ten Years Ahead of Schedule

The development of computer systems that could hold their own against chess grandmasters was a major step toward the development of artificial intelligence. Another step was taken when Google’s AlphaGo program beat grandmaster Lee Se-Dol at Go, the far more complex Chinese strategy game. AlphaGo’s designers professed themselves astounded by its victory, which arrived a decade earlier than they anticipated.

The Associated Press