If you haven’t heard already, there is a pretty interesting event going on right now. One of the best Go players (Lee Sedol) is playing against an AI from Google (Deep Mind).
The public opinion always was that AI’s still have a long way to go before they can beat humans. That’s not the case anymore. Deep Mind has already beaten a professional Go Player last October (Fan Hui) and now it’s playing against one of the best.
It’s best of five and the first two games have already been played. Here are the videos:
They have someone from the Deep Mind team at the beginning of the second match giving a short explanation of the AI.