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AlphaZero AI Learns Chess in Four Hours to Beat World’s Best Chess Program

AlphaZero, a game playing Artificial Intelligence created by Google’s DeepMind, has beaten Stockfish 8, that was until now the world’s best chess-playing computer program. Continue reading

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The Jolly Reaper

Welcome to Reaper version 2.045. Please may I ask your name?
It’s Emily. Emily James.
Hello Emily. You appear to be female, is this correct?
It is.. I am.
Great. Do you mind this voice or would you prefer it if I change to the opposite sex?
Female if possible please.
Sure. How’s this?
That’s fine.
There is only one Emily James with your regional dialect, where you born in the year 2014?
I was.
Shall I continue to speak in your regional dialect? I have alternatives.
No, that’s okay.
Do you still reside at the address which you occupied in June 2042?
I do.
Thank you. Let’s begin. Our first session should last ten minutes or so. Are you positioned comfortably?
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