Explaining AI: Why does it matter that a computer can beat a grandmaster at a strategy board game?

PALO ALTO — This video explains why the victory has generated so much hype and why Artificial Intelligence has become the buzzword of the 21st century.

AlphaGo, Alphabet’s supercomputer, made headlines in May of last year when it beat the world’s best Go player. But why does it matter that a computer can beat a grandmaster at Go? This video explains why the victory has generated so much hype and why Artificial Intelligence has become the buzzword of the 21st century.

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