AI beats Europe's Go champion
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Google's DeepMind AI beats Europe's Go champion

Ever since the modern computer was invented there's been one nagging question - who's cleverer?

You might remember, IBM's Deep Blue beat the reigning chess champion Gary Kasparov way back in 1996.

In the latest round of the man versus machine contest a computer has beaten a professional player at Go.

It's a Chinese game that is even more complex than chess and is played by more than 40 million people around the world.

The BBC's technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones explains the achievement's significance.

  • 27 Jan 2016
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