Re: Computers and games

Hara Ra (
Thu, 28 Aug 1997 00:12:35 -0700

John K Clark wrote:

> When a computer became the world Chess champion a few months ago the
> apologists for biological brains were saying there were plenty of other games
> where humans still had a commanding lead, the two most common examples given
> were Go and Othello. Last week a computer beat Takeshi Murakami, the world
> Othello champion, 6 games in a row. Any bets on how long Go will hold out?

At least a decade. Perhaps 15 years.

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