Techmate: How AI rewrote the rules of chess

Does the human-like strategy of Google’s AlphaZero represent the dawn of flexible computers?


By Richard Waters

It sounds like a classic case of the unstoppable force coming up against the immovable object. Two world-beating computers, each programmed in a completely different way, take each other on at…

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