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Google's DeepMind has developed a program for playing the 3000 y.o. Go using AI. They test AlphaGo on the European champion, then March 9-15, 2016, on the top player, Lee Sedol, in a best of 5 tournament in Seoul.

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Greg Kohs
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Credited cast:
Ioannis Antonoglou Ioannis Antonoglou ... Self
Lucas Baker Lucas Baker ... Self
Nick Bostrom ... Self
Yoo Changhyuk Yoo Changhyuk ... Self
Nam Chi-Hyung Nam Chi-Hyung ... Self
Hyeyeon Cho Hyeyeon Cho ... Self
Joseph Choi Joseph Choi ... Self
John Daugman John Daugman ... Self
Chris Garlock Chris Garlock ... Self
Thore Graepel Thore Graepel ... Self
Arthur Guez Arthur Guez ... Self
Demis Hassabis Demis Hassabis ... Self
John Holmes John Holmes ... Self
Aja Huang Aja Huang ... Self
Fan Hui Fan Hui ... Self
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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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Andrew Jackson: If DeepMind has figured out how to write code that doesn't have bugs, that is a bigger news story then AlphaGo.
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A good look behind the scenes
23 January 2018 | by claire_smartSee all my reviews

I followed the AlphaGo story back in 2016 and I remember thinking it was pretty cool, but I didn't really see the bigger picture at the time. This movie grips you from the very start and takes you behind the scenes of the tournament with Lee Sedol. But it also explains why AlphaGo is such a huge breakthrough, and why AI could one day help us solve some of the biggest problems in the world. I think a lot of people could see this as another man vs. machine story but I don't agree. What stood out for me was the beauty of man with machine and what we can achieve together.


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