by Synced 2018-05-17 26
AI Doubling Its Compute Every 3.5 Months
AI Technology & Industry Review
Eager to kickstart its AI industry, the nation of 52 million yesterday released an ambitious national plan to invest ₩2.2 trillion (US$2 billion) by 2020 to strengthen its AI R&D capability.
Google’s DeepMind has once again surprised the machine learning community, this time with the introduction of AlphaZero — a new algorithm that can quickly surpass human board game performance through reinforcement learning self-play.
AI applications in the poker industry? This infograh shows you the AI capable of playing poker at (very) high levels.
Facebook AI Researcher Yuandong Tian says new AlphaGo Zero paper is destined to be a classic.
Synced attended the AI and Society Symposium held October 10-11th in Tokyo, where speakers from industry and academia exchanged ideas for practical applications and possible future developments of AI.
Marek Rosa’s dream is to create a machine that improves itself recursively to achieve an intelligence level humans cannot imagine, allowing it to tackle problems of any scale.
“Scientists need passion to do research, and that is my passion.” – Yuandong Tian, Facebook Artificial Intelligence Researcher
For more than 2,500 years, humans have been playing and studying the incredibly complex game of Go. In a matter of months, AI learned how to do it better.
Thanks to AlphaGo, the term “Artificial Intelligence” (AI) came under the spotlight (again). However, Jean-Christophe Baillie doesn’t agree that AlphaGo is AI, for the reason that it’s not able to get us to full AI – an Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).
Synced had the opportunity for an exclusive interview with Tecent AI Lab’s senior manager, team lead for Fine Art, Liu Yongsheng.