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With extra board configurations than there are atoms within the universe, the traditional Chinese language sport of Go has lengthy been thought of a grand problem for synthetic intelligence. On March 9, 2016, the worlds of Go and synthetic intelligence collided in South Korea for a unprecedented best-of-five-game competitors, coined The DeepMind Problem Match. A whole bunch of hundreds of thousands of individuals world wide watched as a legendary Go grasp took on an unproven AI challenger for the primary time in historical past.

Directed by Greg Kohs with an authentic rating by Academy Award nominee, Hauschka, AlphaGo chronicles a journey from the halls of Oxford, via the backstreets of Bordeaux, previous the coding terminals of DeepMind in London, and finally, to the seven-day event in Seoul. Because the drama unfolds, extra questions emerge: What can synthetic intelligence reveal a few 3000-year-old sport? What can it educate us about humanity?