Computer beats human in Go

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In the first game of a best of five for a $1 million prize, the computer has beaten professional Go player Lee Sodel.



  • wayne

    Not familiar with “Go.” (sorry…)

    Is it anything like, “rock, paper, scissors, lizard, Spock?” (all hail, Sam Kass!)

  • Ben K

    Ive been trying to learn Go for a few years. It can be a very subtle game, with success depending on one’s sense of the positions. Even with my limited experience, I can say that while playing you sometimes see the correct move without easily being able to quantify why its right. And the number of possible moves dwarfs chess.

    Im curious to see how the remaining games play out.

  • D K Rögnvald Williams

    Unbelievably boring game.

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