In Just 4 Hours, Google’s AI Mastered All the Chess Knowledge in History

Chess isn’t an easy game, by human standards. But for an artificial intelligence powered by a formidable, almost alien mindset, the trivial diversion can be mastered in a few spare hours. Read more

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