Monday, June 25, 2018

Bots Outwit Humans in One of the Biggest Esports Games?

I'm paraphrasing but wasn't it Steve Polge that said "making bots that can dominate you is easy, making bots that react and play with lesser skill is hard," over twenty years ago?  I predict a blowout.

THIS AUGUST, SOME of the world’s best professional gamers will travel to Vancouver to fight for millions of dollars in the world’s most valuable esports competition. They’ll be joined by a team of five artificial intelligence bots backed by Elon Musk, trying to set a new marker for the power of machine learning.