0016: More on AlphaGo

Brandon is back and we talk at length about how AlphaGo works and what the implications are, such that we can see with our feeble human minds.

hour-long talk by Demis Hassabis explaining DeepMind including how general it is (skip 1st 5 minutes – AlphaGo begins around 27:30, includes history of go, how to play, why it’s hard for computers, 36:30 – 54:30 is technical part of how AlphaGo works (after that is real-world applications and ethics), Q&A starts 57:00

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