Lee Se-Dol, one of the greatest modern players of the ancient board game Go, makes a move during the third game of the Google DeepMind Challenge Match against Google-developed supercomputer AlphaGo in Seoul. Photo: AFP

Now it’s personal: South Korea calls to arms in AI race after Go master felled by AlphaGo

Though the culture is now awash in artificial intelligence hype, analysts say the nation’s innovators are way behind and will struggle to keep pace with China and the US

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Lee Se-Dol, one of the greatest modern players of the ancient board game Go, makes a move during the third game of the Google DeepMind Challenge Match against Google-developed supercomputer AlphaGo in Seoul. Photo: AFP
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