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AlphaGo (2017)

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With more board configurations than there are atoms in the observable universe, the ancient Chinese game of 'Go' has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence. On ... See full summary »

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Ioannis Antonoglou ... Himself
Lucas Baker ... Himself
Nick Bostrom ... Himself
Yoo Changhyuk ... Himself
Nam Chi-Hyung ... Herself
Hyeyeon Cho ... Herself
Joseph Choi ... Himself
John Daugman ... Himself
Chris Garlock ... Himself
Thore Graepel ... Himself
Arthur Guez ... Himself
Demis Hassabis ... Himself
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With more board configurations than there are atoms in the observable universe, the ancient Chinese game of 'Go' has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence. On March 9, 2016, the worlds of Go and artificial intelligence collided in South Korea for an extraordinary best-of-five-game competition, coined the Google DeepMind Challenge Match. Hundreds of millions of people around the world watched as a legendary Go master took on an unproven AI challenger for the first time in history. Directed by Greg Kohs with an original score by Academy Award nominee, Hauschka, AlphaGo chronicles a journey from the halls of Cambridge, through the backstreets of Bordeaux, past the coding terminals of DeepMind in London, and, ultimately, to the seven-day tournament in Seoul. As the drama unfolds, more questions emerge: What can artificial intelligence reveal about a 3000-year-old game? What can it teach us about humanity? Written by AlphaGo

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A must watch for anyone who wants to understand artificial intelligence!
23 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

The movie was brilliant. I was surprised that it gripped me as much as it did because I didn't know too much about artificial intelligence before this, but there was a real momentum throughout which left me on the edge of my seat. I was struck by the humanity of the AlphaGo team and their compassion for Lee Sedol, but also their pursuit of a technology that could have really beneficial impacts on the world. If you want to get beyond the headlines of terminators taking over the world to find out the real potential of AI, then watch this movie right away! 10/10


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