Go champion Lee Se-dol strikes back to beat Google’s DeepMind AI for first time

AlphaGo wrapped up victory for Google in the DeepMind Challenge Match by winning its third straight game against Go champion Lee Se-dol yesterday, but the 33-year-old South Korean has got at least some level of revenge — he’s just defeated AlphaGo, the AI program developed by Google’s DeepMind unit, in the fourth game of a five-game(…)


U.S. will reveal how many people have been killed by drone strikes

The Obama administration will disclose how many people have been killed by U.S. drones and counterterrorism strikes since 2009, the White House said Monday, lifting one element of secrecy shrouding the controversial counterterrorism program. Both combatants and civilians the U.S. believes have died in strikes from the skies will be included in the report, which(…)