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Beyond Human Intelligence

#1  Postby Macdoc » Sep 02, 2019 4:04 pm

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AlphaZero –“The ‘Lucy’ of the Emerging AI Epoch” (Weekend Feature)
Posted on Sep 1, 2019 in Artificial Intelligence, Evolution, Featured Articles, Science

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Humankind’s first glimpse of an awesome new kind of intelligence occurred on December 2018, when researchers at DeepMind, the artificial-intelligence company owned by Google’s parent corporation, Alphabet Inc., filed a dispatch from what one day may be recognized as a herald of next great epoch of human evolution –the “Lucy”, Australopithecus afarensis, the famous early ancestor of modern humans, of the emerging “Cyborg Epoch” of hyperintelligence.

A year earlier, on Dec. 5, 2017, the New York Times reported, the team had stunned the chess world with its announcement of AlphaZero, a machine-learning algorithm that had “mastered not only chess but shogi, or Japanese chess, and Go. The algorithm started with no knowledge of the games beyond their basic rules. It then played against itself millions of times and learned from its mistakes. In a matter of hours, the algorithm became the best player, human or computer, the world has ever seen.”

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Re: Beyond Human Intelligence

#2  Postby tuco » Sep 02, 2019 4:17 pm

Related:

AlphaGo Defeats World's Best Human Player - http://www.rationalskepticism.org/gener ... 51837.html

DEEPMIND (Alphastar) - STARCRAFT II DEMONSTRATION - http://www.rationalskepticism.org/gener ... l#p2676495

and of course

AlphaZero really is that good - http://www.rationalskepticism.org/games ... 55684.html
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Re: Beyond Human Intelligence

#3  Postby laklak » Sep 02, 2019 4:47 pm

Butlerian Jihad coming up.
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