Patrick Chapin (of Top Level Podcast) joins us as a guest-host to talk about AlphaGo’s recent victory over Go master Lee Sedol. We get a primer on how AlphaGo works, a recap of all five games in the match, and thoughts on what this means.
(The airing of this episode was pushed up, so we can pretend to be sorta-timely)
The NSA’s Skynet Program
A tribe of humans without numbers
Patrick’s book, Next Level Magic
“On The Origin of Circuits“, discussing a chip hardware evolution experiment