Recommended For You: How machine learning helps you choose what to consume next

by Jennifer Wei figures by Jeep Veerasak Srisuknimit Ever wonder how music-streaming services such as Spotify and Pandora find songs that you like? Or how Facebook and Google find stories that are interesting to you? Many technology companies use machine learning algorithms to give personalized product suggestions; these algorithms can be found everywhere on the internet. One such algorithm may have even led you to … Continue reading Recommended For You: How machine learning helps you choose what to consume next

Man < Machine: Computer Beats Top Human Go Player

Computers have been capable of beating the best human chess players for almost two decades, but a week-long stretch earlier this month marked the first instance of an artificial intelligence system toppling a champion Go player.  Google’s AlphaGo defeated Go grandmaster Lee Sedol 4-1 in a historic five-game match that drew comparisons to Deep Blue’s famous triumph over chess world champion Garry Kasparov in 1997. … Continue reading Man < Machine: Computer Beats Top Human Go Player