Man Vs. Machine: Go

The game of Go is over 3,000 years old and one off, if not the most complex game human beings have created. It is a territorial game where two sides, black and white, use stones to capture territory. It was created in China and is now played worldwide.

Computers have existed for less than 200 hundred years and have evolved at a pace unheard of in the natural world. Moore’s Law that says processing power doubles every two years has been holding true for a half a century. At the very forefront of this frontier we find AlphaGo.

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