Do Not Pass Go

Grandmaster Lee Sedol has already lost his first two games of Go to Google’s DeepMind machine powered by artificial intelligence. As DeepMind’s co-founder explains, this breakthrough is just the beginning. The ultimate goal is to “solve intelligence.” (No word on how to solve for a lack of it.) From The Verge: How AI will shape the future.

+ “We may be on the verge of creating a new life form, one that could mark not only an evolutionary breakthrough, but a potential threat to our survival as a species.” Rolling Stone has a two part series that takes you inside the artificial intelligence revolution.

+ Quartz: A short list of game computers still can’t win. (Sadly, I don’t see kill all the humans on the list.)

+ MIT Tech Review: The AI Doctor Will Hear You Now.

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