This year we took small, important steps toward the Singularity
But can we learn to get along with our robotic pals of tomorrow?
Google's AlphaGo AI can teach itself to master games like chess
No humans required.
Google's AlphaGo AI no longer requires human input to master Go
It thrashed the older AlphaGos, making it the "strongest Go player in history."
Google's AlphaGo retires from competition
Its creators plan on publishing one more paper and a teaching tool before saying goodbye.
Google's AlphaGo is the best Go player in the world
The AI beats world number one Ke Jie for a second time, sealing a series win.
UC Berkeley researchers teach computers to be curious
It's an AI that understands exploration.
Google’s AlphaGo AI defeats the world’s best human Go player
But, boy, it was close.
Google's AI will take on the world's top Go player next month
19-year-old Ke Jie takes on AlphaGo in a best of three match in May.
Korean Go body to ban smartphones thanks to Google's AI
The organization is writing new rules to stop AI tools giving players an advantage.