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  • AI’s most famous loser shares thoughts on its future

    ​Garry Kasparov is probably as famous for the thousands of matches he won during his 15 year reign as world chess champion as the one match he lost, in 1997, to IBM’s chess-playing computer ​Deep Blue​.

    Written by George Nott09 Nov. 18 08:50
  • Twenty years after Deep Blue, what can AI do for us?

    On May 11, 1997, a computer showed that it could outclass a human in that most human of pursuits: playing a game. The human was World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, and the computer was IBM's Deep Blue. Murray Campbell, one of Deep Blue's creators, talks about the other things computers have learned to do as well as, or better than, humans, and what that means for our future.

    Written by Peter Sayer12 May 17 04:47